Register November 2019 No. 767
Minimum standards for patient health care record retention.
Preservation of patient health care records.
Confidentiality of patient health care records.
Preservation or destruction of patient health care records.
Authority and purpose.
The provisions in this chapter are adopted pursuant to authority in ss. 15.08 (5) (b)
and 227.11 (2)
and ch. 447
, Stats., to govern the practice of dentists in the maintenance, retention, and destruction of patient dental records.
DE 8.01 History
History: CR 14-011
: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704
, eff. 9-1-14; correction made under s. 35.17
, Stats., Register August 2014 No. 704
DE 8.035 Preservation of patient health care records.
A person who manages or controls a business that offers dental or dental hygiene services, including management or control of a business through which the person allows another person to offer dental or dental hygiene services, shall preserve patient health care records for at least 10 years from the date of the last entry.