TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-4.9
Retention of X-rays

SECTION 23-4.9-1


§ 23-4.9-1 Retention of x-rays by health care providers.

Every physician, surgeon, hospital, health maintenance organization, or any other health care facility or provider that takes a mammography x-ray of any individual within this state shall keep and maintain that mammography x-ray for the life of the individual. Provided, further, however, that any mammography x-ray may be destroyed if the individual has had no contact with the physician, surgeon, hospital, health maintenance organization, or other health care facility or provider for a period exceeding fifteen (15) years.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 57, § 1.)