Medical records subpoenas. In an effort to streamline requests for records, please review the following instructions. 

When issuing subpoenas for Health First's hospitals (Cape Canaveral Hospital, Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, and Viera Hospital), it is not necessary to issue separate subpoenas for medical records, billing, and radiology. Please issue only one (1) subpoena per hospital for medical records, billing, and radiology. 

We request that you serve your medical records subpoenas at the following locations: 

Cape Canaveral Hospital

701 W. Cocoa Beach Causeway
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Attn: Health Information Management

Holmes Regional Medical Center 

1350 Hickory St.
Melbourne, FL 32901
Attn: Health Information Management 

Palm Bay Hospital

1425 Malabar Road NE
Palm Bay, FL 32907
Attn: Health Information Management 
*Please note, subpoenas addressed to "Palm Bay Community Hospital" will not be addressed. 

Viera Hospital

8745 N. Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940
Attn: Health Information Management

Health First Health Plans, Inc. 

6450 US Highway 1
Rockledge, FL 32901

Health First Medical Group, LLC 

1223 Gateway Dr.
Melbourne, FL 32901

In order for Health First to fully comply with the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), we require that any subpoena be either personally served or mailed via certified mail/return receipt requested (or via another manner whereby you can prove our receipt of same). Subpoenas delivered by regular mail or facsimile will not be processed. 

Health First does not own, nor is it affiliated with, the following entities and accordingly, will not process subpoenas addressed as follows: MIMA, Melbourne Internal Medicine Associates, Royal Oaks, Royal Oaks Medical Center, or Viera Sports Medicine. 

The following Health First-affiliated facilities DO NOT maintain medical records: Health First, Inc., Health First Physicians, Inc., Health First Physician Specialties, Inc., Health First Foundation, Inc., Health First Holding Corp. 

Requests for Human Resources records may be served at: 

Rivercrest Professional Center

3558 N. Harbour City Blvd. 
Melbourne, FL 32935

Requests for Payroll Records may be served at:
330 Fiske Blvd.
Rockledge, FL 32955

Records for Health First Health Plans, Health First Commercial Plans, or Health First Insurance may be served at:
6450 US Highway 1
Rockledge, FL 32955

In the event you subpoena a witness (an individual) who may be employed by a Health First entity, please ask for the Risk Manager at the specific location. 

A summons in any lawsuit directed to a Health First-affiliated entity may be served on the Registered Agent, Nicholas W. Romanello, Esquire, Senior Vice President/General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer, 6450 US Highway 1, Rockledge, FL 32955.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our Corporate Legal Department at 321.434.4355.