Physician offices or other health care providers may request a copy of medical records by faxing the request on office letterhead to (256) 973-2147.
Patients may also request a copy of medical records by mail or in person. Patients (or legal representatives) will be required to complete required forms and submit them with a copy of a valid photo ID. Please click on the forms below to print a downloadable version. Forms are also available in the Medical Records Department.
Once Medical Records receives a request, it takes five to seven business days to process paper copies, three business days to process electronic copies and 30 days to process records currently stored on microfilm.
To speak with someone about your request, call (256) 973-2691.
Mail the completed forms to:
Decatur Morgan Hospital
Medical Records Department
PO Box 2239
Decatur, AL 35609-2239
Include a completed Authorization to Disclose Health Information form
Visit the Medical Records Department
Decatur Campus, first floor
1201 7th Street SE
Decatur, AL 35601
Monday - Friday | 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
You will need a completed Authorization to Disclose Health Information form.
Contact Medical Records at (256) 973-2691
Contact Patient Accounting at (256) 801-6280
If the patient is under the age of 14, physically or mentally incapacitated or deceased a legally designated representative may complete the necessary forms on behalf of the patient and submit the request.
A summary of your inpatient stay can be found on our Patient Portal. If you do not currently have a login, you will need your discharge paperwork to sign in. Records not included in the portal will need to be pulled from our Medical Records Department.