OMB Number: 2900-0260 Estimated Burden: 2 minutes
INDIVIDUALS' REQUEST FOR A COPY OF THEIR OWN HEALTH INFORMATION
PRIVACY ACT AND PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT INFORMATION
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires us to notify you that this information collection is in accordance with the clearance requirements of section 3507 of the Act. We may not conduct or sponsor, and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB number. We anticipate that the time expended by all individuals who must complete this form will average 2 minutes. This includes the time it will take to read the instructions, gather the necessary facts and fill out the form. The purpose of this form is to provide an individual the means to make a written request for a copy of their information maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in accordance with 38 CFR 1.577. The information on this form is requested under Title 38, U.S.C. 501. Your disclosure of the information requested on this form is voluntary. However, if the information including Social Security Number (SSN) (the SSN will be used to locate records for release) is not furnished completely and accurately, VA will be unable to comply with the request. Failure to furnish the information will not have any affect on any other benefits to which you may be entitled.
VETERAN'S LAST NAME- FIRST NAME- MIDDLE INTIAL SOCIAL SECURITY NO. DATE OF BIRTH
Check applicable box(es) and state the extent or nature of information to be copied/printed, giving the dates or approximate dates covered by each
DESCRIPTION OF INFORMATION REQUESTED
FACILITY WHERE TREATED:
DATES OF TREATMENT:
COPY OF HOSPITAL SUMMARY
COPY OF OUTPATIENT TREATMENT NOTE(S)
COPY OF HEALTH INFORMATION IS TO BE DELIVERED TO THE INDIVIDUAL
IN-PERSON BY MAIL, TO ADDRESS BELOW (include City, State & ZIP) PHONE NO.
NOTE: If signed by someone other than the patient, indicate the authority (e.g., guardianship or power of attorney) under which request is made.
VA FORM MAY 2005