Medical Records: Responding to Subpoenas and Investigations (OnDemand Webinar)


SKU: 405800EAU


Learn how to respond to subpoenas and investigations while complying with HIPAA requirements, state law regulations, and patients’ privacy rights.Don’t be caught off guard. You could be breaching the confidentiality of patients without even realizing it. From HIPAA requirements to state privacy laws, legal issues abound in the medical records arena. If you’re not uptodate on medical records law, your company could face serious legal and financial liability risks. Gain critical information on confidentiality, disclosure, documentation requirements and HIPAA issues you face every day. Learn everything you need to know to deal with the changing legal landscape and avoid putting yourself at risk. Don’t miss this opportunity to broaden your knowledge of how to handle medical records properly and protect your company, and how to respond if you are subpoenaed.

Date: 2019-07-16 Start Time: End Time:

Learning Objectives

Medical Professional and Patient Privilege
• Communications Privileged
• Actions That Are Considered a Waiver of Privilege
• Independent and Court-Ordered Examinations

What Constitutes a Medical Record?
• Charting Issues
• Electronic Medical Records and Electronic Health Records
• Examples of Documentation That Could Be Considered a Health Record

Legal Authority to Release Patient Health Information to Third Parties
• Statutory, Court and Patient Authority
• Impact of Litigation on Patients’ Privacy Rights

Extra Privacy Protections Afforded Special Medical Records
• Substance and Alcohol Abuse
• Psychiatric Records
• Child and Physical Abuse
• HIV and AIDS
• How to Respond to Requests for Patient Health Information and Maintain Extra Privacy Protections

Peer Review
• Definition
• Actions That Constitute Waiver of Peer Review Privilege
• Common Peer Review Misconceptions

Legal Duties to Maintain Electronic Health Information
• Ways Electronic Health Information Can Be Used Against You and Result in Legal Sanctions
• Zubulake and the Dawn of the E-Discovery Era
• Anticipated Issues Pertaining to the Maintenance of Electronic Medical Records

CLE (Please check the Detailed Credit Information page for states that have already been approved) ,Additional credit may be available upon request. Contact Lorman at 866-352-9540 for further information.

Matthew P. Keris, Esq.-Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin