Medical records at Ingalls are kept for ten years. To request a copy of your medical record, you may stop by the Medical Records office at Ingalls, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to fill out a request, or download a request form and mail it to:
Ingalls Memorial Hospital
Attn: Medical Records
One Ingalls Drive
Harvey, IL 60426
If you mail your request, you will be sent a bill. Once your payment is received, you will receive your medical record. All requests are processed within seven to 14 business days of payment. Make checks or money orders payable to Midwest Medical Records Associates (MMRA). Visa and MasterCard also are accepted. We do not accept cash.
There is no charge for records sent directly to a physician. Requests for any other purpose are charged according to the schedule below.
Effective January 2010, the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure was changed to set fees for the copying of medical records. Fees are as follows:
|1-25 hardcopy pages||$ .92 per page|
|26-50 hardcopy pages||$ .61 per page|
|51 or more hardcopy pages||$ .31 per page|
|Microfilm/images||$ 1.53 per page|
If you have any questions, please call 708.915.6201 or email medical records.