Nev. Admin. Code § 637B.045 - Preparation and retention of health care records and other records

1. A speech-language pathologist or audiologist shall prepare and retain health care records for each client he or she treats in accordance with NRS 629.051. As used in this subsection, "health care records" has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 629.021.
2. A hearing aid specialist or dispensing audiologist shall prepare and retain records of fitting, servicing or dispensing a hearing aid for each client he or she treats. The records must be retained for not less than 5 years after the record is prepared and may be created, authenticated and stored in a computer system that limits access to those records or is maintained in any other form which ensures that the records are easily accessible by the hearing aid specialist or dispensing audiologist. Each record must include, without limitation:
(a) The name, address, telephone number and date of birth of the client;
(b) The medical history of the client as it relates to his or her loss of hearing;
(c) The dates on which the hearing aid was delivered, fitted and adjusted, and notations of all procedures performed on such dates, and, if applicable, the date of return or attempted return of the hearing aid;
(d) Audiograms of the client;
(e) The specifications of the hearing aid, including the serial number of the hearing aid as indicated by the manufacturer of the hearing aid;
(f) The settings for the hearing aid;
(g) The progress and disposition of the case;
(h) A copy of the contract for the sale of the hearing aid; and
(i) A copy of any waiver of the medical evaluation required by 21 C.F.R. § 801.421.


Nev. Admin. Code § 637B.045
Added to NAC by Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensing Bd. by R129-15A, eff. 6/28/2016

NRS 637B.132

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