Tuesday Tip: Hold On To Your Old Records

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Tip: CCLD regulations require that you retain resident records for a minimum of three years.  However, because of statutes of limitation it is recommended that you actually retain records for at least seven years following termination of services.  Remember, the resident record is typically the first document requested for expert review by an attorney during a lawsuit, so be sure you are storing them safely and that the records are accurate.

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Advanced Healthcare Studies, LLC

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