Waiver of Consent for Release of Medical Information

There are ways in which a patient may “waive” the confidentiality of medical records. A common way by filing a lawsuit or claim for personal injury. By doing so, the patient has put his or her physical condition “at issue” in the lawsuit. Therefore, the law presumes that the patient has waived all confidentiality regarding his or her medical condition, and there is an implied authorization to the patient’s doctor for disclosure of all relevant information and medical records.


Inside Waiver of Consent for Release of Medical Information