Requirements for retention of records
- Physicians must keep medical records for ten (10) years from the date of last treatment. This includes minors and deceased patients. K.A.R. 100-24-1
- Hospitals must keep medical records for a period of ten (10) years after the date of the last discharge of the patient, or one (1) year beyond the date the minor patient reaches the age of majority, whichever is longer. K.A.R. 28-34-9a
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