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Court Finds that Reasonable, Cost-Based Fee Does Not Apply to Directives to Send Records to Third Parties

Just over a week ago, a federal district court invalidated part of HHS’s 2016 guidance on the fees a covered entity can charge for patient records. The court found that HHS exceeded its authority when it declared that only a limited fee could be charged for records sent to a third party at a patient’s direction.