Who is authorized to sign a patient’s Medical Records Authorization form for release?
• Yourself (not a spouse)
• A parent if the patient is under the age of 18 years of age
• Court-appointed guardian. (Must provide legal documents)
• Power of Attorney if the patient is unable to sign (must have documentation)
How do I complete the Medical Records Authorization form?
The form must be filled out and signed to process the request. Include dates of service, physician, specialty, and type of information, for example: Consultation, Operative reports, Pathology, Labs, etc. If no dates are specified, the last year of information will be provided.
Did you know: By specifying exactly what you need or by selecting Medical Record Abstract, your request may be processed much quicker!
When can I expect to receive my records? May I pick up my records?
Medical records are mailed, not faxed, no later than 30 days from the date the signed request was received. Medical records may also be picked up. (Photo identification is required at pick up). To schedule a time to pick up your medical records or for urgent requests, call 973-672-8573, select the All-other callers prompt (dial 5), then dial 2 for medical records.
How can I check the status of my medical record request OR schedule a time to pick them up?
Please contact the Medical Records department, Dial 973-672-8573, select the All-other callers (prompt 5), then dial 2 for medical records.