X-Ray film recycling X-Ray film retention
in all other states
Connecticut state law for x-ray film and other medical records retention period.
State law requires health care providers to keep medical record
Doctors must keep x ray films for at least 3 years after last treatment. (Effective August 29, 1984.)
Disclaimer: The information for retaining periods of x-ray films in CT, 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 Connecticut x-ray film disposal page.
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