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Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in Louisiana

 

Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in Louisiana

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Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access Hospital Records and Retention Act - LA. REV. STAT. ANN.§ 40:2144 LSA –R.S. 40:2144 Hospital Records and Retention Act Hospital records may be accessed by the patient or patient’s representative in a...
La. Admin. Code tit. 48, pt. I, § 9387 Organization and Staffing Hospitals must have a medical records department responsible for maintain medical records for each person evaluated as an...
LSA –R.S. 40:1165.1 Health care information; records A health care provider must give a patient of all health care information relating to the patient that has been...
Retention under the public health-general regulations - LA. ADMIN. CODE tit. 48, pt. I § 9395 Hospitals must retain patient records for 10 years. Records should be retained in original form, or via microfilm or similar technology. Images and x...