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Do I have the right to request changes to my health information?

According to the Consumer Health Information Bill of Rights, you have the right to identify and request changes or additions to your health information when you believe information is incorrect or incomplete. It is up to your provider whether or not the requested change or addition will be made to the health record. However, your written request for changes or additions will remain with your health record.

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