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Does hipaa affect the patient's access to his medical records if so describe the effect and the procedure for obtaining access?

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May 26, 2009 7:19PM

HIPPA does NOT restrict the patient's rights (or in the case of a minor, their parent's or guardian's rights) to see their own records, nor does it restrict anyone whom the patient has specifically designated in writing.