A divided state Superior Court has ruled that health care providers can base their charges for providing hard copies of medical records on the maximum charges spelled out under state law.
Plaintiffs’ firms Wayne M. Chiurazzi Law Inc., doing business as Chiurazzi & Mengine, and David A. Neely, filed a class action lawsuit against University of Pittsburgh Medical Center alleging that UPMC and the private company that handles medical records requests for UPMC, MRO Corp., charge in excess of the actual costs of obtaining medical records.
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