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Medical Records Law

Save time and money by improving your organization’s efficiency in handling medical records. Get surefire techniques for avoiding complaints, penalties and even lawsuits – learn to tackle even the toughest medical records dilemmas. In today’s changing legal landscape, staying current is crucial to avoid costly fines and time-consuming legal battles. Purchase these reference materials and gain critical information on confidentiality, disclosure, documentation requirements and HIPAA issues you face every day. Order now – don’t miss this opportunity to get up-to-date on the latest regulations and compliance strategies from the foremost experts in your area. Benefits for You •Get a hassle-free approach to avoiding litigation and penalties for privacy violations •Keep your organization current in the ever-changing arena of electronic medical records •Avoid complaints – correctly interpret complex laws governing the disclosure of medical records •Properly and legally store and dispose of medical information
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Agenda

HIPAA
— Saulius Polteraitis
  • General Overview – Release of Records, Electronic Media
  • Possible Violations
  • Possible Private Causes of Action
  • Update on HIPAA Laws
Destruction, Alteration or Falsification of Medical Records
— Cheryl A. Cardelli
  • Criminal Penalties
  • Administrative Fines
  • Impact in Civil Actions
Failure to Provide Access to Medical Records
  • Impact in Medical Malpractice Litigation
Medical Records and Litigation
  • Medical Record as Legal Document
  • Omissions From Medical Record
  • Communicating With Medical Care Providers
Negotiating Electronic Medical Record Technology Agreements
— Michael J. Daray
  • Overview
  • Breaking Down HITECH
  • Licensing Arrangements
  • Traditional Licensing Model
  • Software as a Service
  • Negotiating the Agreement
  • Warranties, Licensees, Hardware and Maintenance
  • Indemnification
  • Business Associate Agreement
  • Other Items
  • Pitfalls
  • Where Is the Information?
  • Hidden Costs
  • Integration
  • Electronic Medical Records – Stark and Anti-Kickback Issues
Responding to Requests for Medical Records
(Break 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm)
— Allison B. Clements
  • Court Orders and Subpoenas
  • Requests From Heirs or Family Members
  • Law Enforcement Requests for Information
  • Other Considerations Regarding Mental Health and Psychotherapy Records
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Online Manual

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Allison B. Clements, J.D. – Moderator

  • Sole practitioner attorney
  • Practices business and health care law, and commercial litigation
  • Advises medical professionals on contract issues, insurance audits and compliance with state and federal health care regulations
  • Formerly employed by the largest payroll, human resources and benefits provider in the U.S.
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Ave Maria School of Law, Ann Arbor

Cheryl A. Cardelli

Kitch, Drutchas, Wagner, Valitutti & Sherbrook

  • Principal with Kitch, Drutchas, Wagner, Valitutti & Sherbrook
  • Practices in employment law and medical malpractice
  • More than 20 years of experience as a defense litigator
  • J.D. degree, Detroit College of Law, and managing editor of the law review; undergraduate and graduate degrees in speech, Central Michigan University

Michael J. Daray

Law Weathers & Richardson P.C.

  • Shareholder and member of Law Weathers & Richardson P.C.’s Health Care Law Practice Group and Business Law Practice Group
  • Advises health care providers on regulatory compliance issues such as HIPAA, Stark and anti-kickback
  • Frequent speaker and writer on health care and business law topics
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School; B.A. degree, University of Michigan
  • Can be contacted at 616-732-1767 or [email protected]

Saulius Polteraitis

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC

  • Attorney with Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC
  • Practice focuses on representing health care organizations and professionals in the defense of complex medical malpractice claims
  • Formerly worked for a personal injury firm focusing on medical malpractice claims
  • Litigated medical malpractice cases across the state of Michigan
  • J.D. degree, University of Connecticut School of Law
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Product ID: 386291
Published 2011
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