Massachusetts

Hospitals: Massachusetts law requires that hospitals retain records for twenty (20) years after the discharge or final treatment of the patient.

Physicians: Massachusetts regulatory codes mandate a seven (7) year retention period for adult patients. For minor patients, the period is seven (7) years or until the patient turns 18, whichever is longer.

243 MASS. CODE REGS. § 2.07
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