Quality Assurance Records

This series documents the process of requesting or maintaining a national, state, or other mandatory or voluntary accreditation, certificate, or license, and the documentation related to the approval or denial. This series may include, but is not limited to: questionnaires, surveys, planning documents, performance measures, and statistics.




Medical Staff Services,

Retention Period

Retain 6 years after accreditation, certificate, or licensure ends.


31 USC 3731

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded 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: September 25, 2017