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Medical Record Retention and Destruction

Protect your organization from legal hardships concerning patient medical record privacy, security and management requirements.This topic is intended to be an overview of the general legal concepts applicable to medical records and destruction. Included in the overview is a discussion of what constitutes a medical record, management of hard copy and electronic records, HIPAA/HITECH/Omnibus Rule considerations, storage and management of the medical record, management of the record in special circumstances, applicable time limits, and oversight of record destruction. As medical record storage, management, security requirements, and legal obligations change; and privacy concerns evolve and are enhanced by federal and state law and regulatory changes, the ability to manage records and be sensitive to the implications of the web of issues related to the same is something those involved in record oversight need to be familiar with moving forward. This overview is intended to provide a general familiarization with the growing requirements for a well-run practice from the solo practitioner to the large institution and allow those responsible to identify areas where greater training and practice is needed.


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Agenda

The Medical Record What Is It? - It Is a Lot More Than the Clinical Chart

  • What's Included
  • The Hard Copy Record
  • The Electronic Record
  • The Marriage of Hard Copy and E-Records

Record Retention the Basics

  • Legal Requirements
  • Professional Guidance
  • Special Circumstances: Minority, Incapacity, Litigation

Maintaining Record Privacy

  • HIPAA
  • HITECH
  • Omnibus Rule
  • The Exposure Potential

Practice Changes What Is Needed

  • Selling and Closing the Practice

Record Destruction

  • Time
  • Notice
  • How to Destroy
  • What to Destroy
  • Malpractice Considerations
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This course was last revised on December 9, 2016.

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  • AHIMA 1.0 including External Forces 1
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.0 continuing education units for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
     

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
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  • GA CLE 1.5
     
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  • IL CLE 1.5
     
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  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.
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Scott R. Cook

Kolesar & Leatham

  • Shareholder, Kolesar & Leatham, Las Vegas, NV
  • Practice focused in the areas of health care, professional negligence, complex litigation and mass tort in tort and product liability, insurance, and hospitality law
  • 34-year practice while admitted to the bars in Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Nevada
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and multi-year recognition as Super Lawyer
  • Active in state bars where admitted, the Defense Research Institute (DRI), and Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA)
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Product ID: 399571
Published 2016
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