Release of Information
Emily Deans Brideau MD
37 Freedom Trail Norfolk, MA 02056
phone (781) 269-2415
fax: (603) 795-7869
RELEASE OF INFORMATION
I authorize RELEASE of patient information from Emily Deans Brideau MD to:
I authorize Emily Deans Brideau MD to REQUEST patient information from:
__ Complete medical records (includes mental health records/records related to alcohol or drug abuse)
__ Physical exam/ Labs
__ Discharge summary
Purpose: ___ Treatment ___ Financial ___ Legal ___ Other
I understand that:
1. I may withdraw authorization at any time by submitting a written request to this practice. Authorization may be withdrawn except to the extent that action has already been taken in reliance on this authorization. If the authorization was obtained as a condition of obtaining insurance coverage, other laws provide the insurer with the right to contest a claim under the policy, even if authorization has been withdrawn.
2. I may refuse to sign this authorization.. If I refuse to sign, my treatment, payment, health plan enrollment, or eligibility for benefits will not be affected
3. This release will expire one year from the date of signature unless otherwise specified.
4. To the extent that my medical record contains information regarding alcohol or drug treatment that is protected by federal law, I authorize disclosure of such information
5. Once Emily Deans Brideau MD has disclosed my health information to the recipient I authorize, we cannot guarantee that the recipient will not redisclose the information to a third party.
6. HIPAA rules include free disclosure of medical information to shared providers
Patient or Guardian Signature:
Relationship to Patient (for most, put self):