Who's liable for medical records retention?

Taufen, Amber
May 2013
MGMA Connexion;May/Jun2013, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p39
The article presents the author's insights on health care providers who are responsible for medical records retention. The author highlights the role of physicians in maintaining patients' medical records despite their retirement or leave of practice. Moreover, he notes the significance of software licenses of physicians, electronic health records (EHR) and support for continuity of care documents (CCDs) patient-summary document in retrieving patients' health care information.


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