Federal and state laws require healthcare facilities to retain medical and financial reports for 5 to 15 years and make these reports available to patients and others upon request. Keeping these records will help to avoid penalties, fines, and loss of certifications. Use this tool to find the EHR Data retention requirements for your state. Consult your compliance office, accountant, and HIPAA director to know Federal, IRS, and state-specific requirements.
State Medical Record Laws: Move your mouse over a state to find the Minimum Medical Record Retention Periods for Records Held by Medical Doctors and Hospitals
Disclaimer: This tool is provided for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended and should not be construed to constitute legal advice. Please consult your attorneys in connection with any fact-specific situation under federal law and the applicable state or local laws that may impose additional obligations on you and your company.