Release of Information

We at Ozarks Healthcare (OZH) comply with Missouri State and Federal HIPAA laws, relating to the release of medical records.  The protection and privacy of our patients' information are of the utmost importance to OZH.  To obtain a copy of your medical record, an “Authorization for Release of Health Information” form will need to be completed and signed (available for download in sidebar). 

The release form may be mailed to Attn: Medical Records, Ozarks Healthcare, P.O. Box 1100, West Plains, M0 65775, or can be completed in person at the OZH Registration Department located in the South entrance of Ozarks Healthcare located at 1100 Kentucky Avenue in West Plains. Upon arrival, please ask for the Medical Records Department for assistance.

If this is not convenient, a form can be mailed to you for completion and returned via mail. If you have any questions please call the Release of Information Department at the number listed below. 

Patients may choose to receive medical records in paper or disk format.  To cover the cost of processing records requests there may be a minimal fee, as allowed by Missouri state law.

Please call the Health Information Department at 417-257-6782, ext. 7006 for assistance in obtaining records.

To obtain a copy of your medical record, an “Authorization for Release of Health Information” form will need to be completed and signed.

Download Authorization Form