10A NCAC 43A .0502 MEDICAL RECORDS
(a) Local providers shall maintain complete medical records for every patient. The medical records shall be completely and accurately documented, readily accessible and systematically organized. Each entry to a medical record shall be signed by the person making the entry.
(b) All records shall be maintained, either in the original or by microfilm, for no less than five years.
(c) Local providers shall protect the medical record against breaches of confidentiality.
History Note: Authority 130A‑124;
Eff. December 1, 1980;
Amended Eff. September 1, 1990;
Expired Eff. November 1, 2017 pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A.