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How Will Your Patients Access Their Medical Records After You Retire?

How Will Your Patients Access Their Medical Records After You Retire?

Have you decided to retire and close your medical practice in the near future? If so, congratulations! This is an exciting time, but it is important to remember that there is a bit of work required to get there. One of the tasks on your to do list is going to be how you will manage medical records after you’ve retired and closed your medical practice.

If you are wondering how your former patients will access their medical records once you’ve retired, My Retired Doctor is here to help. Keep reading to learn more about our Release of Information Provider services and how they can make your transition into retirement easier.

Do I have to ensure access to patient medical records after I’ve retired?

Yes, you need to ensure that your patients have access to their medical records even after you retire. Just because you close up shop and retire doesn’t mean your responsibility to your patients is over. You will need to make sure that they can access their records as required by HIPAA.

How can I ensure that my patients have access to their records?

There are a few ways to ensure that your patients have access to their medical records. The first is to take charge of the task yourself. However, you probably want to be enjoying family life and traveling and don’t want to be tied to hordes of medical records that you must copy whenever a patient requests them. Thankfully, there is an alternative. You can also employ a Release of Information provider to handle all of this work for you.

Who offers Release of Information Provider services for retiring physicians?

At My Retired Doctor, we have been serving as a Release of Information provider for retiring physicians since 1993. We will be happy to take over medical record release to ensure that your patients can obtain copies of their medical records after you have retired so they can receive informed care from their new physician. With 27 years of experience, you can trust us to get the job done!

If you need help with Release of Information, contact My Retired Doctor!

Let’s face it, when you retire, there is a long list of tasks that you need to complete. Ensuring that your former patients have access to their medical records after you close up shop is one of those tasks. Thankfully, My Retired Doctor is here to help. Not only do we offer document management services for retiring physicians, but we can also serve as their Release of Information provider. If you are interested in this service, call us today at 877-328-2343 to get started with the process!

To learn more about the reliable and quality document management services that we offer retiring physicians, visit us on the web at My Retired Doctor.