37.106.1718 CLINICAL RECORDS
(1) A patient clinical record shall be created upon the patient's admission to the BHIF. The clinical records must comply with the requirements of 53-21-165 and 53-21-166, MCA. Clinical records must be retained for five years following the date of discharge or death. However, facilities that participate in Medicaid or Medicare programs must keep the clinical records for the applicable minimum retention period.
History: 53-21-194, MCA; IMP, 53-21-165, 53-21-166, 53-21-194, MCA; NEW, 2009 MAR p. 1801, Eff. 10/16/09.