- How do I withdraw responsibility for a patient of record?
Refer to WAC 246-812-340.
- Can a denturist charge a patient for a copy of the patient record?
Yes. RCW 70.02 governs medical records - healthcare information access and disclosure. RCW 70.02.010, RCW 70.02.080, and WAC 246-08-400 provides how much can be charged.
- How long must a denturist keep a patient record?
At least six years, according to the record retention and accessibility requirements of WAC 246-812-320.
- What needs to be recorded in the patient record?
Refer to WAC 246-812-310 Record Content.
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