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Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in New Jersey

 

Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in New Jersey

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access N.J. Admin. Code 8:43G-15.2 - Medical records policies and procedures The medical record department’s written policies and procedures, that are implemented and revised as needed, will be reviewed at least once...
N.J. Admin. Code § 13:35-6.5 - Preparation of patient records, computerized records, access to or release of information These requirements apply to any person who is licensed or authorized to engage in a health care profession regulated by the New Jersey Board of...
N.J. Admin. Code § 8.43G-4.1 - Patient rights These requirements apply to all licensed general, psychiatric and special hospitals in New Jersey.  Every hospital patient has the right to...
N.J. Admin. Code § 8:43G-15.3 - Medical record patient services These requirements apply to all licensed general, psychiatric, or special hospital facilities in New Jersey.  A patient or his or her legally...
N.J. Rev. Stat. § 26:2H-12.8 - Rights of persons admitted to a general hospital Every person admitted to a licensed general hospital in New Jersey has the right to access all records pertaining to his or her treatment, and has...
N.J. STAT. ANN. § 26:8-5 - Institutional records Hospitals must retain medical records for 10 years following a patient’s discharge. If the patient is a minor, until the patient reaches the...