What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? NY
When I wanted to get a second opinion, I asked a doctor for my records. His staff said that they could make copies for me, but that the doctor would retain the original file. They wanted to charge me $1 for each page, and since my records are "extensive" it would come to over $100. Are medical records the property of the patient or the doctor? What is a reasonable fee to pay, if any, to obtain them?