Medical Records

The HIM (Health Information Management) department provides the following services to patients, caregivers, and other parties outside of Mercy Regional Medical Center: Filing of birth certificates with the Louisiana Department of Vital Records and release of medical information for continuity of care, legal, educational, research, statistical, and insurance.

Privacy and confidentiality are our top priorities. At MRMC we follow both Federal and State guidelines to safe guard your protected health information from being released without the appropriate authorization. Read more about our privacy practices.

An authorization for release of information must be signed for any release other than for healthcare operations, continuation of care, and/or insurance.

The release of information authorized by an individual may be subject to charges. As defined in Louisiana R.S.40:1299.96, reasonable copying charges may be incurred for personal copies of medical records.

An authorization for release of information may be filled out in advance to expedite the copying process to provide you with your information.