Medical Records Law in Workers’ Compensation Claims: Know What You Can Release


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Gain an understanding of HIPAA regulations for releases of medical records in workers compensation cases.
Workers compensation is a completely different subset of law from labor and employment law. Many employers and even attorneys may not understand all of the nuances associated with what the employers rights andor responsibilities are regarding workers compensation medical records in their particular state. This topic will provide information regarding the HIPAA exception to workers compensation medical records and the entitlement to those records. This content will also explain the use of medical records with medical experts and discuss issues with the GINA disclaimer. This topic is important to employers throughout the country as laws, practices, and policies can vary from state to state.

Date: 2018-01-17 at 1:00 PM ET – 2:30 PM ET

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