Hospitals: Kentucky requires that hospitals retain patient records for five (5) years following the discharge of the patient, or in the case of minors, for five (5) years or until the patient turns 21, whichever is longer.
Physicians: Kentucky offers no state guidance for medical records retention for private practices. Consult LINK for more on what to do when your state offers limited legal guidelines for records retention policy.
902 KY. ADMIN. REGS. 20:058