The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has updated its briefing on the retention and destruction of medical records and other health-related information. Federal and accreditation agency record retention requirements are presented, and general AHIMA recommendations are provided. Details for individual state requirements are not included.
Source: Downing K and Pye M. Retention and destruction of health information. American Health Information Management Association, Practice Brief, Oct. 2013. Updated link: http://library.ahima.org/doc?oid=107114#.V9GlYE0rKUk
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