How Do I Request Legal Records for Myself or Someone Else?
There may come a time when you decide to file a lawsuit or an insurance claim against another party because of an injury or medical condition. Your attorney will need to request your medical records from us using a subpoena.
A subpoena is a written document from the court authorizing us to release your medical records to your lawyer.
If we aren’t involved in the lawsuit, a valid subpoena needs to be issued by your lawyer and sent directly to us.
Subpoenas issued by a Michigan court should include:
Subpoenas should include one of these authorization forms:
Mail Michigan court-issued subpoenas and authorization forms to:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Office of the General Counsel – Mail Code 1923
600 E. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226-2998
We charge $34, plus 25 cents per page, for each records request. It will take four to six weeks for us to respond to a valid subpoena request once we receive it.