Retention, Archiving, and Disposition of Protected Health Information (PHI)
PHI will be retained according to ACC’s Record Retention Schedule which adheres to state and federal regulations pertaining to HIPAA.
- PHI documents will be retained for a minimum of 6 (six) years.
- PHI disclosure documentation will be retained for a minimum of 6 (six) years.
- Complaints filed regarding privacy rights violations will be retained for a minimum of 6 (six) years.
Storing Inactive Records
Storing of inactive College records will be maintained as outlined in College’s Procedures 3.03.014, Records Center.
Disposition of Records
Disposition of College PHI records will be carried out in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, the College Records Retention Schedule, and College’s Procedures 3.03.014, Records Management Program.
Local Government Records Act of 1989 (Chapters 201 to 205, Local Government Code) and provisions of Chapter 441, Government Code.Back to Top