Quick Answer: Does MEPS Pull Your Medical Records?

Does MEPS check medical records?

No one has access to your civilian medical records besides you.

The purpose of MEPS is to get every detail they can from you.

If you forget to mention something, they’d have no way of figuring that out.

But once your through MEPS and out of Bootcamp, no one will ever ask again and you’ll have all new medical records..

How long does it take MEPS to review medical records?

According to the new MEPS pre-screen process, a pre-screen with 5 or less pages will be completed within 5 days. You should calculate an additional day for every 6 pages. Prescribes should not take longer than 30 days.

Can the Marines pull your medical records?

The USMC cannot look through your medical records. They only see what you show them and if they have a reason. If you are a military dependent, then you bet your sweet ass they will look through your records.

What can you get disqualified for at MEPS?

As mentioned previously, there are dozens of conditions that can disqualify you at MEPS. They include dental issues, eye / ear issues, hearing problems, and heart problems.

Should I lie about ADHD at MEPS?

Be honest and upfront with your ADHD, while it may not be a disqualifier, lying surely is. So be honest and upfront with any issue and best of luck. It’s NEVER advisable to lie about anything at MEPS.

Can the military look at your medical history?

Future Implications. The Army may not pull your medical records after MEPS if you do not have a prior history of medical problems or irregular test results. However, if you end up ill or injured after enlistment, the Army can pull your records to search for a pre-existing condition.

Can MEPS pull Medical Records 2020?

MEPS may not pull your records, but a command or military prosecutor can later and then compare what’s there against your enlistment forms.

Can you go to jail for lying at MEPS?

Probably not. It will depend on how big the lie is. The government in general, and the military specifically, has a certain responsibility to the tax-payers. It would not be prudent to throw you in jail for lying about sleep-walking, as an example.

Why do recruiters tell you to lie at MEPS?

The family military expert instructs the applicant to “keep your mouth shut”. When they crack under pressure at MEPS or Boot Camp a lot of times they say their Recruiter told them to lie because they feel that will give them the best chance of recovering from their lie.

How long does it take for MEPS to clear you?

two dayMost recruits clear MEPS for enlisting in the two day window that is given. Some have to stay over or come back on the next weekend depending upon the recruitment situation.

How long does MEPS medical take?

The Department of Defense operates MEPS facilities with the assistance of military and civilian personnel who specialize in determining an applicant’s physical, mental and moral readiness to enter the military. Completing a MEPS screening typically takes two full days of testings and screenings.

Does MEPS check for scars?

Yes, AFAIK there’s no policy around scars that don’t affect your physical abilities. When I got my first hair cut, which for me was after MEPS but before we moved to our actual training battalion, the drill instructors all took close looks at the back of my head.