The fees that a practice may charge Delaware patients for copies of the patient’s medical records are limited by a rule that was effective November 11, 2009. The fee limits apply regardless of whether the practice provides the copies directly to the patient or to another physician. The limits also apply to both electronic and paper copies.
In addition to the fees above, practices may charge the following:
Practices may require payment of all costs in advance of releasing the records except for records related to an application for a disability benefits program.
For more information, see Section 16.0 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline.