Patient Admission Records

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Category

Healthcare

Maintainer

Health Information Management

Retention Period

Retain for five years after admittance then dispose of.

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