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Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in Arkansas

 

Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in Arkansas

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access A.C.A. § 16-46-106 Access to Medical Records All patients have the right to access information contained in his or her medical record upon written request. The patient...
Health Information Services - ARK. CODE R. 007.05.17-14 Hospital records must be maintained for each patient 10 years after discharge. The facility must permanently maintain information in a Master Patient...
Table 8 Record Retention Time Frames - ARK. CODE R. § 007.05.17: Table 8 Table 8 lays out the time retention time frames for various types of documents held by a hospital or other related health care institution.  The...