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Charges for Complete Medical Records

There is a charge for receiving a complete medical record. All charges are listed in the table below.

How record is stored How record is released Fee
EMR CD or email Labor for copying + supplies (CD) + postage = fee
EMR Paper Labor for copying + supplies + postage = fee
Hybrid (paper and EMR) CD Labor for copying + supplies (paper & CD) + postage = fee
Paper CD $24.85 base fee + $0.57 per page = fee
MO state fees (Section 191.227, RSMo effective 2/1/17)
Paper Paper $24.85 base fee + $0.57 per page + fee
MO state fees (Section 191.227, RSMo effective 2/1/17)

 

Labor Fee
Copying $12 (based on average labor costs for copying to fulfill standard access requests)
Supplies CD: $1; Paper: $2
Postage (waived if records are picked up) Small envelope of only discs: $2
Large envelope: $7
Box: $10
FedEx Actual cost


HIPAA Authorization Third Party Request

Labor Fee
Records provided in any format $24.85 base fee + $0.57 per page
$108.88 max for records on disc
MO State Fees (Section 191.227, RSMo effective 2/1/17)


All Requestors

Item Fee
Radiology disc $20 per disc
Photos on disc $5 per disc


Payment

The Health Information Department will mail you an invoice before mailing the medical record request. You may pay by cash, check, money order or credit card to the Children's Mercy cashier located at each Children's Mercy location.

If copies are to be mailed to a doctor, hospital, or school, there is no charge.