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Holland & Hart News Update

Medical Record Retention Guidelines

By Kim Stanger, Co-Author

Clients frequently ask us how long they should retain medical records and related business records.  The answer depends on various factors, including the type of record, applicable regulatory and contract requirements, and the provider’s risk tolerance and resources.  Nevertheless, state record retention guides may be valuable to clients as they consider their internal policies.  The Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming state charts below are intended as a guideline.  Providers should confirm laws that may apply in their particular state, or that may apply to their particular situation.

Record Retention and Destruction for Idaho Healthcare Entities 

Record Retention and Destruction for Utah Healthcare Entities 

Record Retention and Destruction for Wyoming Healthcare Entities


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