[Histonet] QA forms

Shea's jshea121 <@t> roadrunner.com
Thu Jul 18 19:08:56 CDT 2013

Our state requires us to keep them for 4 years......

Before we write retention policies, we are required to look at CMS, State and CAP requirements. I have these attachment charts in my retention policy (as references). The policy states that we will retain for a minimum of  __________(most astringent). Like most, if space allows, I can keep longer, however, not obligated....see attached 

Stated from CAP
"Some state regulations as well as other federal mandates may require retention of records and/or materials for a longer time period than that specified in the CLIA 88 regulations; therefore any applicable state or federal laws should be reviewed carefully when individual laboratories develop their record retention policies." 

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