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Ciox Health Beats Class Claim Over Medical Records’ Fees

July 31, 2020, 2:20 PM

Ciox Health Inc., which fulfills requests for medical records on behalf of health-care provider clients, won’t face claims over allegedly excessive fees charged to a proposed class of people it provided with information electronically, a federal court in Montana said.

A Montana law that limits the amount providers and others can charge for records to “a reasonable fee,” not exceeding 50 cents per page for a paper copy or photocopy, and an administrative fee of no more than $15 doesn’t apply to electronic records or to requests made by third parties, like lawyers, the U.S. District Court for the District...

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