Emergency Room Records

No description.



Retention Period

Place record in patient medical record.


42 C.F.R. 482.24(b); Ga. Comp. R. & Reg. 290-5-6-.11; O.C.G.A. 9-3-71; O.C.G.A. 9-3-72; O.C.G.A. 9-3-90, 9-3-91; O.C.G.A. 51-1-11

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008