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Is there any reason to keep Medical statements

Old 04-16-15, 05:56 AM
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Is there any reason to keep Medical statements

I'm cleaning my house and have some statements in drawers from 3 years
throw them out or keep?
Old 04-16-15, 06:12 AM
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Re: Is there any reason to keep Medical statements

Unless you need to show proof for some reason, or you think your Doctor doesn't have good record keeping. All (most) medical records are being transferred to digital, with redundant back ups. You should be good to toss em.

I logged onto my medical providers website and I was shocked how far I could go back through my records... notes on visits, etc., over a decades worth, they even have a note on my file that says everything all the way back to my childhood will eventually be included. Pretty cool and scary at the same time, just a hacker away from being cloned!
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Re: Is there any reason to keep Medical statements

I keep copies of my own medical records. My employer changes medical insurance every couple of years, and the records never get transferred properly to the new doctor. So I bring a folder of records and the new doctor scans them into their system.

I keep about three years of bills. Nobody has ever wanted to see them again.
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Re: Is there any reason to keep Medical statements

If you file for SSDI,you need to save medical records(at least the ones concerning a disability or possible ongoing disability).

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