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Health Information (Medical Records)

ACCESSING HEALTH INFORMATION

You have a right to request your health information related to care you received at any of our hospitals under Federal and New York State law. In addition, NYC Health + Hospitals will generally honor a patient’s request to furnish information to another party, which may include but not be limited to a physician, hospital, or medical facility; to an attorney; to court, and to an insurance company, with a written authorization from you or your authorized representative.

SUBMIT A HEALTH INFORMATION REQUEST ONLINE

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PLEASE NOTE: In order to submit a health information request online, you will need to upload your photo and a government-issued photo ID. Please see Unique Circumstances for additional requirements.

For sensitive information such as alcohol/drug treatment, mental health treatment, HIV/AIDS or genetic testing information, be sure to fill the application completely.

I am the Patient

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Authorization Form (English)

I am a Patient Representative

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Authorization Form (English)

I am an Attorney

Please note: subpoenas are not accepted with this method.

Authorization Form (English)

SUBMIT A HEALTH INFORMATION REQUEST VIA MAIL

Please click here to access the form, fill and print and mail it to the appropriate facility.

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