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    What is the time limit for keeping medical records including tests in New York?

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    7 years from the last date of service - if under 18, year of majority plus 3 (or 7 years whichever is longer). Although many places keep records for 10 years because medicare can audit up to 10 years.

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    Do you know of any documentation to support this for the state of NY?

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    It depends what type of facility you are (title 10 or title 18 - the regs are the same but if you want to reference the actual code)
    Last edited by janetmoh; 12-05-2008 at 08:21 AM. Reason: omitted info

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    Thanks Janet. This is helpful.

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