Request Medical Records

You may request medical records from, or send medical records to National Jewish Health through our Health Information Management office by completing the appropriate forms or visiting our office at National Jewish Health. If you have questions, please call 303.398.1580.


Sending Records to National Jewish Health

If you want your medical records from another healthcare provider mailed to National Jewish Health, please comply with the following:

  1. Download, complete and print this authorization form.

  2. Mail or hand deliver the form to your physician and/or hospital where services have been provided to you.


Obtaining a Copy of Your Medical Records

In most circumstances, National Jewish Health is required to obtain your written consent before we are able to release a copy of your confidential health information.  We are not able to accept email requests. Download, complete, and print this authorization form, making sure to include your handwritten signature.

Some portions of your records, including physician notes, labs and other tests are available through your My National Jewish Health patient portal account.


Requests for records and payment can be mailed to:
National Jewish Health
Health Information Management, K104
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206

Requests for records to be sent to a healthcare provider can be faxed to: 303.398.1211.

Note: Requests for all information can delay processing, become very costly, and can sometimes be much more information than you really need. Generally, copies of the physician report and testing is all that is needed for continuing medical care.  If you need help deciding what to request, please contact the Health Information Management Department at 303.398.1580.

Payment for Copies of Records

Copies of records are provided at a charge in accordance with the Colorado Revised Statutes 25-1-801.

  • Copies of records (1-10 pages) - $18.53
  • 11-40 pages - Additional 85 cents per page
  • 41+ pages - Additional 57 cents per page

Copies of records are provided to health care providers at no charge. These charges are due at the time you receive your records in person. If you wish records to be mailed, no pre-payment is due. An invoice will be sent to you with a copy of the records.

Receiving Your Requested Records

Once the Health Information Management department receives your authorization to release information, it will take approximately 7-10 business days for the record to be photocopied and mailed to the address you provide.  Occasionally, delays occur.  We will attempt to contact you if you extra time is needed to process your request.

Note: The Health Information Management Department can only provide copies of the information we have. We cannot interpret what the information means or discuss it with you. If you have any questions regarding the information, you will need to contact your physician.