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Q
Should I Give an Insurance Adjuster My Medical Records?

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Why An Insurance Adjuster Want Your Medical Records:

An insurance adjuster may ask for additional medical records they believe are relevant to your claim. Sometimes adjusters will ask for X-Ray records to see if you had a pre-existing injury. In certain scenarios, an insurance adjuster may try and use your medical history against you.

What Should You Do:

If an adjuster requests records you feel are irrelevant to your claim, politely tell the adjuster you do not believe he/she need the medical records. Or ask the insurance company to pay the hospital for the records. Typically, a small fee is incurred when a request medical records are made. If the insurance company agrees to pay the fee, then the information requested must be vital to your claim.