Notice to Patients Regarding the Destruction of Health Care Records
Pursuant to the provisions of subsection 7 of NRS 629.051:
- The health care records of a person who is less than 23 years of age may not be destroyed; and
- The health care records of a person who has attained the age of 23 years may be destroyed for those records which have been retained for at least 5 years or for any longer period provided by federal law; and
- Except a otherwise provided in subsection 7 of NRS 629.051 and unless a longer period is provided by federal law, the health care records of a patient who is 23 years of age or older may be destroyed after 6 years pursuant to subsection 1 of NRS 629.051.