As medical records law continues to evolve, the complexities of how your organization manages these sensitive records now will impact your legal liability later. The medical-legal implications of your records management practices are far reaching and potentially damaging to your organization.
Proper records management strategy is only a small part of protecting your business from potentially damaging legal issues that will happen without understanding the full scope of what your responsibilities are as it pertains to HIPAA and patients' rights. Not knowing does not protect your business from financial responsibility for damages.
Our faculty has extensive experience in all aspects of this complicated subject and will share insights and examples of what you must do and what you should never do when handling this very sensitive subject matter.
Benefits for You
- Understand the guidelines of the storage of electronic and paper records
- Review real life case studies of various situations that will help you better understand HIPAA, PHI and your organizations responsibilities
- Determine the proper method of responding to subpoenas and other requests for medical records
- Learn the guidelines for proper release of sensitive protected health information