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Request Your Medical Records

Our Release of Information staff will be happy to assist you with requests for your medical records. We also assist providers with completing forms for patients.

We can assist you with the following -

  • ¬†¬†¬† access to your medical records
  • ¬†¬†¬† obtaining copies of your medical records
  • ¬†¬†¬† requests to amend your medical records
  • ¬†¬†¬† completion of forms for benefits, insurance, and other reasons

The Release of Information Staff is expert in our patients' rights and their medical records.

How to Request Information

To request a medical record, please download one of the forms, complete the requested information, sign the form, and mail it to the following address -

    South Texas Veterans Health Care System 136D
    Release of Information
    7400 Merton Minter Blvd.,
    San Antonio, TX 78229

Because forms must contain an original signature, e-mailed forms cannot be accepted.

Requests for records will take approximately 10-14 days to process.

Consent or authorization for release of information by a specific individual, physician or insurance company allows the hospital to send copies of information contained in a patient's medical record to another provider who may also be treating the patient, to other agencies/organizations for benefits consideration, or to the patient him/herself.