X-Ray film recycling X-Ray film retention
in all other states
Arkansas state law for x-ray film and other medical records retention period.
State law requires certain health care providers to keep x-ray film and
Hospitals in Arkansas must keep x-rays for at least 5 years and other medical
records for at least 10 years after last treatment. minors medical records until
Disclaimer: The information for retaining periods of x-ray films in AK, brought as courtesy for our silver recovery customers. the information was collected from department of health website and other online sources, however, B.W. recycling, Inc is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this page and might not be up to date.
HIPAA rule for disposing of x-ray films.
Please note that HIPAA left the responsibility for the x-ray film disposal process with the physicians / facilities, and also gave physicians / facilities the choice of doing an on-site or off-site destruction, however, HIPAA rule does state that the disposal of x ray films and other medical records must be done in a way that preserves the confidentiality of the information.
If you have x-ray film you would like to recycle, please visit our Arkansas x-ray film disposal page.
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