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.
The Release of Information Office is located in the Building 126OP, basement, room OP-01.
How to Request Information
All requests for medical records must be in writing. To request a medical record, please use one of the forms listed in the column to the right, complete the requested information, sign the form, and mail it to the following address —
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
Release of Information (HIMS)
5901 E 7th street
Long Beach, CA 90822
Because forms must contain an original signature, e-mailed forms cannot be accepted but faxed forms can be accepted. Fax: 562-826-5599.
Requests for records will take approximately 10-14 days to process. Release of Information staff may be contacted at: 562-826-8000, 3344
There is no cost to send copies directly to another health care provider. If copies are for a patient's personal use, photocopying fees may be assessed.