All patient health care information at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital is confidential. Therefore, medical records cannot be released to any person without the authorization of the patient or the patient’s legally authorized representative (unless authorized by law).
All requests for the release of medical records must be submitted in writing through the use of an authorization form (Click here to download), and must be dated and signed by the patient or the patient’s legally authorized representative. In the case of a minor, the parent or guardian must sign the authorization.
Submitting An Authorization
To submit a written authorization for the release of medical information, mail the completed authorization to:
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Health Information Management Department
Release of Information
102 Irving St., NW, Room GO-47
Washington, DC 20010
E-mail requests or authorizations will not be accepted.
If the request is an emergency request for medical information for continuing patient care, fax the completed authorization (Attention: ROI Section) to: (202) 726-2158
Fees have been established for copies of patient medical records/medical information and are subject to change.
No fee is assessed when the information is being sent to another health care provider.
For further information about the release of medical information, contact our Health Information Management Department at (202) 877-1180.