Medical Records

  • How Long is Long Enough?


    Some of the most common, yet vexing, legal issues facing medical practices involve quesitons about medical records. To whom may I release them? How long do I have once a request has been made? How long must I keep the records?

    Keeping Medical Records  
  • TMA Offers Legal Information and Education

    TMA's Office of the General Counsel offers several whitepapers and information articles on medical records.
    For members only:

  • Sample Medical Record Forms

    Use these sample letters to guide you on the release and transfer of medical records.

    NOTICE: Please check the Texas Medical Board web site for current updates on its rules and policies with respect to these issues.

  • Tips on Medical Records

    Check our list of articles and information to learn more about medical records and your practice

    Get Medical Records Tips

    CME on Medical Records

    TMA offers educationa programs and publications to assist you with medical records management.

    Get Medical Records CME

    TMA is helping to strengthen your practice by offering advice and creating a climate of medical success across the state. 

  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?