Outpatient Prescriptions

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Category

Healthcare

Maintainer

Pharmacy at Emory

Retention Period

Retain the original prescription for a period of two years from the date the prescription was last refilled. Retain Methadone RX's prescriptions for three years from the date the prescription was last refilled.

Citations

21 C.F.R. 1306.27; O.C.G.A. 26-4-80

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