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Part Number: 1604

Federal Employee Health Benefits Acquisition Regulation

Subpart 1604.7—Contractor Records Retention

Subpart 1604.7—Contractor Records Retention

1604.703 Policy.

In view of the unique payment schedules of FEHBP contracts and the compelling need for records retention periods sufficient to protect the Government's interest, contractors shall be required to maintain records for periods determined in accordance with the provisions of FAR 4.703(b)(1).

1604.705 Specific retention periods.

Unless the contracting officer determines that there exists a compelling reason to include only the contract clause specified by FAR 52.215–2 “Audit & Records—Negotiation,” the contracting officer shall insert the clause at 1652.204–70 in all FEHBP contracts.