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Medical Record Retention and Media Formats for Medical Records

This is an informational article for physicians, non-physician practitioners, suppliers, and providers submitting claims to Medicare contractors (carriers, fiscal intermediaries (FIs), and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC)) for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.