There are times when you should request copies of your records:
You may request paper copies of your medical records from the military hospital or clinic records office. If it's been more than two years since your last appointment, you’ll need to request copies of your records from the archives.
You must request a copy of your medical records from each individual health care provider you have visited. You may be responsible for any fees charged for copying or mailing medical records. Active duty service members are not responsible for any fees charged for copying or mailing medical records.
International SOS offers translation services for active duty families overseas. Active duty service members and their families can get their entire medical records translated. Take advantage of this service when you move or change providers--especially in remote overseas areas!
Last Updated 3/30/2016
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