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10.44.30.00.htm 10.44.30.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 44 BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS Chapter 30 Record Keeping Authority: Health Occupations Article, §4-205(c)3) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.44.30.01.htm 10.44.30.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter covers the production and maintenance of patient records by dentists in any form or medium.B. The following is not governed by this chapter:. 1) Retention schedules of dental records;. 2) Confidentiality of dental records;. 3) Disclosure of dental records;. 4) Requests for copies of dental records;. 5) Concealment of dental records;. 6) Destruction and disposal of dental records; and. 7) Requirements imposed by:. a) 45 CFR Part 160, as amended; and.
10.44.30.01-1.htm 10.44.30.01-1. 01-1 Definitions.. A. In this chapter the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Best practices” means a method or technique that through experience and research has shown to reliably lead to results superior to those achieved by other means.2) “Electronic health records” means health records created and maintained on computer or other electronic device.
10.44.30.02.htm 10.44.30.02. 02 General Provisions for Handwritten, Typed, and Electronic Health Records.. A. A dentist shall create and maintain a separate dental record for each patient.. B. Dental records shall include:. 1) A patient’s clinical chart as described in Regulation .03 of this chapter; and. 2) Financial records as described in Regulation .04 of this chapter.. C. Dental records may be:. 1) Handwritten in ink;. 2) Typed; or. 3) Generated on a computer or other electronic device..
10.44.30.03.htm 10.44.30.03. 03 Clinical Charts.. A. Each patient’s clinical chart shall include at a minimum the following:. 1) Patient's name and date of treatment;. 2) Reasons for the patient’s visit;. 3) Treatment plans that are signed and dated by both the treating dentist and the patient;. 4) Patient’s complaints;. 5) Diagnosis and treatment notes;. 6) Progress notes;. 7) Post operative instructions;. 8) Study models;. 9) In-person conversations, telephone conversations, and other corresponden
10.44.30.04.htm 10.44.30.04. 04 Financial Records.. A. Financial records shall be considered part of the dental records but shall be maintained separately from the patient’s clinical chart.B. Financial records shall include at a minimum the following:. 1) Complete financial data concerning the patient’s account, including:. a) Each amount billed to or received from the patient or third-party payor; and. b) The date of each bill and each payment;. 2) Copies of all claim forms submitted to third-pa
10.44.30.05.htm 10.44.30.05. 05 Violations.. Failure to comply with this chapter constitutes unprofessional conduct and may constitute other violations of law.
10.44.30.9999.htm 10.44.30.9999. Administrative History Effective date: June 11, 2012 (39:11 Md. R. 687). Regulation .01-1 adopted effective April 29, 2013 (40:8 Md. R. 724). Regulation .02 amended effective April 29, 2013 (40:8 Md. R. 724). Regulation .03 amended effective April 29, 2013 (40:8 Md. R. 724).
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