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New Hampshire Code of Administrative Rules Med §501.02

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“Standards of conduct under the board of medicine regulations”

A licensed physician must maintain complete and accurate medical records for all patients for 7 years. Records must contain a history, exam, diagnosis, and a plan appropriate for the physician’s specialty and documentation of all drug prescriptions. A physician must honor requests made by a patient or the patient’s agent for copies of the patient’s medical record within 30 days of the request. A physician may require written authorization for release of medical records. 

A physician’s office must make information available regarding where patients may go to file complaints regarding their treatment or billing. The information must be furnished immediately upon request of the patient.

A physician must adhere to current ethical standards of the profession.  A physician must follow appropriate treatment standards and any deviations constitute unprofessional conduct.


Current as of June 2015