Patient Authorization To Release Medical Records
When my information is used or disclosed pursuant to this authorization, it may be subject to redisclosure by the recipient and may no longer be protected by the federal HIPAA Privacy Rule.
I understand I may refuse to sign this authorization. If I refuse, the identified records will not be disclosed. Whether I sign or refuse to sign, my treatment will not be affected.
I understand also that I may revoke this authorization, in writing at any time except to the extent that action has been taken in reliance thereon. This consent will remain in effect no more than ninety (90) days from the date I signed this Authorization in order to accomplish its purpose.
I understand that my medical records may contain alcohol/drug abuse, mental health information, HIV results and/or STD testing results. I give special authorization to the health care provider/facility to release this information in my records to the person, physician, facility named above for the stated purpose.
I have read this form, or had it read to me and understand the content. I was give the opportunity to as questions and have them answered to my satisfaction.