Arkansas

Hospitals: Arkansas state law requires hospitals to keep records for ten (10) years following the last discharge of the patient, and in the case of minor patients, until two (2) years after the patient turns 18. 

Physicians: Arkansas does not offer medical records retention guidance for private practices. Consult LINK for more on what to do when your state offers limited legal guidelines for medical records retention policy.

ARK. CODE R. § 007.05.17
https://bit.ly/3b6wPtP

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