EP 49: Hospital Blasted with $80K Penalty for Dragging Its Heels in Releasing Records (Part 2)
Jun 18th, 2021 by medicaljustice
Most practices dispense medical records on auto-pilot. A patient requests them, the practice delivers. It’s the law. Most practices do so in a timely manner - but the penalty for dragging your feet was minor. That's changed. In 2019, two entities were blasted with an $80,000 penalty for failing to release these records quickly. Factoring in the cost of attorneys, that number easily inflated to six figures. Here’s how YOU can avoid getting blasted...