NRMC Health Information Services
Medical records are an important part of your health care. These records are a written history of your health condition and treatment. They are used by doctors, hospitals, health care clinics, and other health care practitioners and facilities to treat you. The Health Information Services (H.I.S.) Department manages and organizes all the reports and documents that make up your health information at NRMC. The department works with physicians and many other departments in the facility to provide information that is utilized for quality care and patient outcomes.
The H.I.S. department provides
- Storage of your health information
- Birth Certificates: H.I.S. and OB nursing staff assist you in completing appropriate forms which are then sent to the State Bureau of vital Statistics where your original birth certificate is made. Copies and replacements for Missouri birth certificates may be obtained from the Vernon County Health Department at 301 N. Washington for a $15.00 fee.
- Privacy and Release of Information: You may access and request health information by completing the following form (click to download): AUTHORIZATION TO USE AND/OR DISCLOSE HEALTH INFORMATION. Forms may be faxed or delivered to Health Information Services. There is a fee for copying of records and identification is required when picking up records
- Coding and Reimbursement: The Health Information Services staff is responsible for accurately coding your health record based on physician documentation. If you or your insurance company has questions regarding codes you may contact our office and we will assist you in understanding and resolving issues that arise.
Monday – Friday 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Fax: (417) 448-3847