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Department of Health Professions
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Board of Medicine
Mandate 884

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Record retention requirement
Purpose of legislation
Requires health care practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine to maintain health records for a minimum of six years following the last patient encounter. The bill also provides that practitioners are not required to maintain health records for longer than 12 years from the date of creation with certain exceptions.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 718 (2018)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 85 - 20 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic
18 vac 85 - 40 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists
18 vac 85 - 50 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants
18 vac 85 - 80 : Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists
18 vac 85 - 101 : Regulations Governing the Licensure of Radiologic Technology
18 vac 85 - 110 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Acupuncturists
18 vac 85 - 120 : Regulations Governing the Licensure of Athletic Trainers
18 vac 85 - 130 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Midwives
18 vac 85 - 140 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Polysomnographic Technologists
18 vac 85 - 150 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Behavior Analysis
18 vac 85 - 170 : Regulations Governing the Practice of Genetic Counselors
Associated Regulatory Actions No regulatory action has been filed.
Closing Explanation
After a review of regulations, it was determined that no amendment were necessary.
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