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S.C. Code Ann. § 44-115-120 - Length of time records must be kept; records pertaining to minors.

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Physicians own the medical records in his or her possession and must retain those records for at least ten years for adult patients and at least thirteen years for minors, with time running from the last date of treatment. After these minimum recordkeeping periods, the records may be destroyed.

Current as of June 2015