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Unfortunately, failure to comply with the record keeping requirements under HIPAA (depending on the type of records this is 10 years in AL since last visit and hospital records under AL law must be retained 22 years) can be grounds for the Department of Health to fine your husband, even if he does not renew his license, and can even lead to criminal HIPAA violations. The records you have can be transferred to another physician who is willing to take over his practice or they have to be placed in storage somewhere secure because loss of these medical records or failure to protect the patient's privacy can also lead to civil and criminal sanctions from the US Department of Health and Hospitals under HIPAA.
You need to get the records to a storage facility I am afraid to protect your husband from suit for violation of the records retention laws or transfer them to a physician willing to take over his practice/clinic.
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