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Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in South Dakota

 

Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access in South Dakota

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Medical Records Collection, Retention, and Access S.D. ADMIN. R. 44:73:09:06 - Retention of Medical Records A health care facility must maintain patient records and retain them for 10 year from the date of the patient’s treatment. If the patient is a...
S.D. Codified Laws § 36-2-16     Medical records released to patient or designee on request--Expenses paid by patient--Violation as misdemeanor   These...
S.D. Codified Laws § 36-4-37 Transfer of active patient records--Destruction--Notice A licensed physician may only transfer active patient records in his or her control to...
S.D. CODIFIED LAWS § 36-4-38 - Destruction of inactive patient records   A physician may destroy patient records that have become inactive, or for which the whereabouts of the patient are unknown.