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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 85. Board of Medicine
Chapter 120. Regulations Governing the Licensure of Athletic Trainers
6/19/2024

18VAC85-120-156. Patient records.

A. Practitioners shall comply with the provisions of § 32.1-127.1:03 of the Code of Virginia related to the confidentiality and disclosure of patient records.

B. Practitioners shall properly manage patient records and keep timely, accurate, legible, and complete patient records.

C. Practitioners who are employed by a health care institution, school system, or other entity in which the individual practitioner does not own or maintain the individual practitioner's own records shall maintain patient records in accordance with the policies and procedures of the employing entity.

D. Practitioners who are self-employed or employed by an entity in which the individual practitioner does own and is responsible for patient records shall develop policies regarding retention of records and adhere to those policies.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 1, eff. October 19, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 40, Issue 13, eff. March 28, 2024.

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