Q: If there is no estate and no will and I need to obtain my loved ones medical records,, how do I do so?
(2) Upon written request from the patient or a person authorized to have access to the patient's record under an advance directive for health care or a durable power of attorney for health care for such patient, the provider having custody and control of the patient's record shall furnish a complete and current copy of that record, in accordance with the provisions of this Code section. If the patient is deceased, such request may be made by the following persons:
(A) The executor, administrator, or temporary administrator for the decedent's estate if such person has been appointed;
(B) If an executor, administrator, or temporary administrator for the decedent's estate has not been appointed, by the surviving spouse;
(C) If there is no surviving spouse, by any surviving child; and
(D) If there is no surviving child, by any parent.
O.C.G.A. § 31-33-2
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