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What if I try to import my recent test records and my physician refuses to release them?

 

It is important that you know your rights to facilitate your use of Safely and in general. Based on a final congressional ruling, your physician (or the lab they use) must promptly release your diagnostic test records to you or your appointed representative upon request. See excerpt from the ruling below:

“A final rule was released on February 3, 2013 through the Department of Health and Human Services that provides individuals the right to receive their test reports directly from laboratories. Under this final rule, patients (and their authorized personal representatives) have the right to receive requested laboratory results within 30 days of making a request. This rule preempts all corresponding state laws, except those that require greater access (e.g. information needs to be provided in less than 30 days) than indicated in this final rule. Read the full summary of the rule with related FAQs".