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How should I correct errors in my medical record?


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I was reading my VHA record and I one provider said that I had a good memory. This is not true and frankly I don't think she was qualified to offer that opinion in my record. The other involved another provider saying that I was not suffering from X (symptoms unrelated to his specialty). I don't know how he could have known this is he didn't ask me. Both of what these providers said could hurt my chances of getting an increase. How should I go about telling them that it's incorrect and I want it changed?

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Put it into secure messaging back to them. Secure messaging stays in your vamc medical records. Even if they don’t do something to modify the notes they wrote we’ll still see it during file review 

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