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Medical Records Law in Illinois

Gain new insights in the latest developments to HIPAA and medical records law. As medical records law continues to evolve, the complexities of how your organization manages these sensitive records now will impact your legal liability later. When improperly handled, your records management practices are far reaching and potentially damaging to your organization. Proper records management is only a small part of protecting your business from damaging legal issues that will happen without understanding the full scope of what your responsibilities are as it pertains to HIPAA and patients’ rights. Benefits for You - What is PHI and how should your organization handle PHI - Mental health records and protective orders - Medical record retention guidelines - Medical records in litigation and how to respond to subpoenas
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Litigation and Other Special Considerations in Releasing Medical Records
— Paul R. Lynch
  • Access to Medical Records in, and Prior to, Legal Proceedings
    • Compliance With Requests for Medical Records: Illinois Statutory Provisions and Practical Considerations
    • Responding to a Subpoena
    • Responding to Discovery Requests
    • Criminal Court Issues
    • Family and Medical Leave Act
    • Americans With Disabilities Act
Medical Records Illinois Law Post-Petrillo
— Andrew C. Corkery
  • Obtaining Records
  • Contacting Providers
  • Ethical Concerns
Mental Health Records
  • Illinois Statute
  • Need for Protective Order
Medical Records Production
  • Discovery Issues
  • Producing Credentialing Info
Overview of HIPAA and Its Requirements
— Michael E. Donelson
  • When Does HIPAA Apply
  • What Exactly Is Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • How Should PHI Be Handled
  • What Rights Do Patients/Claimants Have in Their Own PHI
  • What Are the Proper Means of Sharing PHI With Third-Parties
Practical Tools for Developing Evidence From Medical Information
  • Organizational Tools
  • Developing a Timeline
  • Understanding Where to Look for Information
  • Understanding the Roles of Various Health Care Providers
Recordkeeping and Retention Guidelines and Association Guidelines for Document Management
— Denise Bloch
  • Updates to Your Business Associate Agreements Under HITECH
  • Retention of Medical Records
  • Documentation Guidelines for Risk Management
  • Documentation Guidelines for Physicians/Nurses
Use of Medical Records in a Legal Setting-Litigation
  • How Medical Records Can Be Used in Court
  • Proper Recording and Charting Issues
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Denise Bloch

Denise Bloch

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.

  • Counsel with Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, P.C.
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of health care regulatory and compliance matters
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous topics in the St. Louis metropolitan area as well as national conferences
  • Wrote several publications related to the areas of health care regulation, and numerous blog posts on timely health care regulation
  • American Bar Association; American Healthcare Lawyers Association; Missouri Society of Healthcare Attorneys, board member; Missouri Bar, vice chair – Health and Hospital Administrative Law Committee
  • Licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, and Pennsylvania
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 314-231-3332, [email protected] or on LinkedIn® at https://www.linkedin.com/in/denise-bloch/
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Andrew C. Corkery

Boyle Brasher, LLC

  • Attorney with Boyle Brasher, LLC
  • Practices in transportation law and medical malpractice
  • Defends hospitals, doctors and other health care providers throughout Southern and Central Illinois
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, St. Louis University School of Law; B.A. degree, summa cum laude, St. Louis University
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Michael E. Donelson

Fox Galvin, LLC

  • Attorney with Fox Galvin, LLC
  • Practices civil litigation with an emphasis on professional liability, personal injury and product liability defense
  • Previously worked as a liability analyst in the insurance industry, the last six years of which were with a major physician’s professional liability carrier
  • J.D. degree, St. Louis University School of Law; undergraduate degree, Southern Illinois University
Paul R. Lynch

Paul R. Lynch

Craig & Craig, LLC

  • Member of the firm of Craig & Craig, LLC
  • Practices civil litigation on the defense side, including medical and legal malpractice, products liability, employment termination, nursing home and dram shop claims
  • Member of the board of directors of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Co-writer of “Jurisdiction of Courts Other Than District Courts,” Federal Civil Practice in Illinois, chapter 2, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2010
  • J.D. degree, University of Illinois; B.A. degree, magna cum laude, Loyola University Chicago
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Product ID: 393061
Published 2014
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