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§ 4-402. Inspection of medical files

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 4. General Requirements for Insurers
Subtitle 4. Disclosure Requirements for Insurers (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 4-402
§ 4-402. Inspection of medical files
In general
(a) Medical files on applicants and claimants that are compiled by insurers under policies of health insurance or life insurance shall be made available for inspection:
(1) on request of the applicant or claimant;
(2) on request of the agent of the applicant or claimant; or
(3) on request of the applicant, to a physician of the applicant's choice.
Information made available upon request
(b) Information that is provided by a physician shall be made available on request:
(1) after a period of 5 years after the date of the medical examination; or
(2) at any time on written authorization of the physician.
Authorization for agent review of medical files
(c) An agent that requests to review the medical file of an applicant or claimant must have an authorization to review medical records signed by the applicant or claimant.


Added by Acts 1997, c. 57, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1997, c. 198, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997; Acts 1998, c. 21, § 1, eff. April 14, 1998.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 490C.
MD Code, Insurance, § 4-402, MD INSURANCE § 4-402
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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