Medical Records. Business Manager shall advise and assist --------------- Practice as to the establishment, monitoring and maintenance of procedures and policies for the timely creation, preparation, filing and retrieval of all medical records generated by Practice in connection with Practice's provision of Medical Services; and, subject to applicable law, shall ensure that medical records are promptly available to Physicians and any other appropriate persons. All such medical records shall be retained and maintained in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws. All medical records are, and will remain, the property and Confidential Information of Practice and its patients.
Medical Records a) With the proper patient consent and in accordance with all local, state and federal laws governing confidentiality, Provider shall make available to USA, INSURER, or as applicable all federal, state and local agents, copies of all medical records for the purpose of maintaining a quality assurance program required by USA or INSURER for a period of the greater of five (5) years from the date of treatment or consultation or the number of years that medical records are required to be kept under applicable governing laws.
Medical Records. The Contractor shall assure that its records and those of its participating providers document all medical services that the member receives in accordance with state and federal law. In accordance with 405 IAC 1-5-1, the provider’s medical record shall include, at a minimum: The identity of the individual to whom service was rendered; The identity of the provider rendering the service; The identity and position of the provider employee rendering the service, if applicable; The date on which the service was rendered; The diagnosis of the medical condition of the individual to whom service was rendered; A detailed statement describing services rendered; The location at which services were rendered; Written evidence of physician involvement and personal patient evaluation will be required to document the acute medical needs; and A current plan of treatment and progress notes, as to the medical necessity and effectiveness of treatment, must be attached to the prior authorization request and available for audit purposes. The medical records should include details such as prescriptions for medications; inpatient discharge summaries; patient histories (including immunizations) and physicals; a list of substances used and/or abused, including alcohol, smoking and legal and illegal drugs; and a record of outpatient, inpatient and emergency care, specialist referrals, ancillary care, laboratory and x-ray tests and findings. The Contractor’s providers shall maintain members’ medical records in a detailed and comprehensive manner that conforms to good professional medical practice, permits effective professional medical review and medical audit processes, and facilitates an accurate system for follow-up treatment. Medical records shall be legible, signed and dated and maintained for at least seven (7) years as required by state and federal regulations. The Contractor’s providers shall provide a copy of a member’s medical record upon reasonable request by the member at no charge, and the provider shall facilitate the transfer of the member’s medical record to another provider at the member’s request. Confidentiality of, and access to, medical records shall be provided in accordance with the standards mandated in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and all other state and federal requirements, including, but not limited to, 42 CFR Part 2 specific to confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse records. The Contractor’s provider...
Medical Records. RESIDENT shall complete in a timely manner all medical records on each patient treated and shall maintain the confidentiality of such records as required by federal, state, and local laws and regulations and HOSPITAL policies. RESIDENT acknowledges that failure to complete medical records in a timely manner and/or to maintain the confidentiality and security of such records as stipulated in the RESIDENT Handbook, Employee Handbook, HOSPITAL policies and/or HOSPITAL Medical Staff Bylaws/Rules and Regulations may result in disciplinary action, up to and including discharge and termination of this Agreement.
Medical Records. 14.10 The Company shall maintain the confidentiality of reports of medical examinations of its employees and shall only furnish such reports to a physician designated by the employee upon the written authorization of the employee; provided, that the Company may use or supply medical examination reports of its employees in response to subpoenas, requests to the Company by any Governmental agency authorized by law to obtain such reports, and in arbitration or litigation of any claim or action involving the Company. Whenever the Company physician detects a medical condition which, in his/her judgment, requires further medical attention, the Company physician shall advise the employee of such condition or to consult with his/her personal physician.
Medical Records. HMO must require, through contractual provisions or provider manual, providers to create and keep medical records in compliance with the medical records standards contained in Appendix O, Standards for Medical Records. All medical records must be kept for at least five (5) years, except for records of rural health clinics, which must be kept for a period of six (6) years from the date of service."