The eternal question is how long do I keep this piece of paper. We worry that we may need it someday. Here are some guidelines for some of the main kinds of paper we all deal with.
Medical Records - At least one year for bills and Explantations of Benefits from your insurance company and until you are sure the bill has been paid and settled with your insurance company. Your medical records should be kept permanently. Don’t depend on your doctor’s office to keep them for you.