Hospitals may charge a basic retrieval or processing fee, which must include the fee for providing the first 10 pages of copies and which may not exceed $48.77
$1.64 per page for the 11th through the 60th page
$0.80 per page for the 61st through the 400th page
$0.44 per page for any remaining pages of the provided copies
If the requested records are stored on microfilm, a retrieval or processing fee, which must include the fee for providing the first 10 pages of the copies and which may not exceed $74.30 and $1.69 per page thereafter
If the requested records are provided on a digital or other electronic medium and the requesting party requests delivery in a digital or electronic medium, including electronic mail a retrieval or processing fee, which may not exceed $88.36
Actual cost of mailing, shipping, or otherwise delivering the provided copies
The hospital or its agent may charge a reasonable fee for execution of an affidavit or certification of a document.
The hospital may charge a reasonable fee for written responses to a written set of questions, not to exceed $10.00 for a set
Source: Texas Health and Safety Code, §241.154(e) (adjusted based on CPI in 2020)
Paper Format: A reasonable fee for providing the requested records in paper format shall be a charge of no more than $25.00 for the first 20 pages and $0.50 per page for every copy thereafter.
Electronic Format. The physician responding to a request for such information to be provided in electronic format shall be entitled to receive a reasonable, cost-based fee for providing the requested information in electronic format.