Reviewing Records Before Providing Them

In Part IV of our series, Patient Records Requests: What You Need to Know, we ask attorney Richard J. Rymond of Reminger Co., LPA whether or not a physician should review patient records prior to providing them. As Richard explains, reviewing records to ensure that they are complete is a necessary task that a physician should do. It is also vital to make sure that there is nothing in the record that does not belong, such as a misfiled document from another patient’s chart. Any documents that do not belong in the patient’s records should be removed prior to providing the records.

See Part IV of our series below, or click here to watch the full interview from the beginning.


 

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