A Medical Records Release Form is also known as a:
Medical Records Authorization
Request for Medical Records
Medical Records Request
Medical Information Release Form
A Medical Records Release Form is used to request that a health care provider (physician, dentist, hospital, chiropractor, psychiatrist, etc.) release a patient's medical records, to the patient, a third 6.
A Living Will is a document that you use to indicate your medical wishes in the event you are incapacitated or cannot consent to your health care treatment.
Is a Living Will the same as a Health Care Directive?
Some states use the terms Living Will and Health Care Directive interchangeably, and some states use one term but not the other. Generally, a Living Will and a Health Care Directive both dictate your health care preferences in the event of a medical emergency or incapacitation.
A Health Care Directive may also be used to refer to a document that contains a Living Will and a Medical Power of Attorney. In addition, different states have varying requirements in what constitutes a Living Will or Health Care Directive.
It's important to check your state's laws regarding these documents to determine exactly which documents you need to express your wishes.