Can an urgent care clinic in FL refuse to provide an x-ray copy to a patient except in C. D. form, for which they charge $10? Also, insurance was being used which appears to cover x-rays at no charge.
Under HIPAA, if patients request copies of their medical records as permitted by the Privacy Rule, they may be required to pay for the copies. The covered entity may impose reasonable, cost-based fees. The fee may include only the cost of copying (including supplies and labor) and postage, if the patient requests that the copy be mailed. States can impose different standards, but must comply with the federal rules. I think the $10 charge is on the very low end of what records can cost, and some providers charge fees much higher. I don't like the idea that you pay for an imaging study and can't take it with you, but that is the state of things right now.
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