The Florida Board of Medicine can set what it terms a “reasonable” fee for the copying of medical records by physicians. The fee for patients is $1 per page for the first 25 pages, and 25 cents per page thereafter.
This seems excessive, but it could get even worse. On Friday in Deerfield Beach, the board will consider a request by the medical record copying industry to increase the fee to a $1 per page regardless of the number of pages. That would make Florida the costliest state for copying medical records.
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