Regulations for Patient Medical Record Reproduction Fees


Standards for Hospitals and Health Facilities

6 C.C.R. 1011-1, Chapter 2, Part 5.2.3.4
Adopted by the Colorado Board  of Health on May 16, 2001

Effective Date; June 30, 2001

5.2.3.4 The discharged patient or representative shall pay for the reasonable cost of obtaining a copy of his/her patient record, not to exceed $14.00 for the first ten or fewer pages, $.50 per page for pages 11-40 and $.33 per page for every additional page. Actual postage or shipping costs and applicable sales tax, if any, also may be charged. The per-page fee for records copied from microfilm shall be $1.50 per page. No fees shall be charged by a health care provider of patient records for requests for medical records received from another health care provider or to an individual regulated pursuant to Section 25-1-802(1) solely for the purpose of providing continuing medical care to a patient.

For one or more specific classes of records or services, institutions may charge additional sums upon presenting a justification therefore acceptable to the Department.