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Texas Medical Records Law

Understand the laws that govern medical records in Texas to stay compliant and minimize legal risks.Medical providers and health plans, vendors, and others who regularly retain medical or health records are subjected to complex and conflicting requirements regarding the maintenance, retention, confidentiality, and protection of medical records. Medical providers are tasked with ensuring that medical records are complete, accurate, and private. This topic will outline the sources of the laws and regulations that govern the types of information that must be in the medical record, the instances when such record holders may release such information; their obligations to retain medical records in their possession; the confidentiality obligations of such record holders; the rights of patients with respect to the information in those records, and how to establish policies and systems to ensure those requirements are met.


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Agenda

What Constitutes a "Medical Record" in Texas

  • State Law Requirements
  • Data vs. Records
  • Ownership Rights

HIPAA Issues and State Law Requirements

  • Privacy Rule
  • Security Rule
  • Breach Response Rule
  • Texas Privacy, Security, and Data Breach Requirements

Medical Record Release and Retention Requirement

  • Treatment, Payment and Similar Releases
  • Releases in Litigation and Other Scenarios
  • Retention Requirements
  • Special Record Requirements
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This course was last revised on April 25, 2017.

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  • AHIMA 1.5 including Clinical Data Management 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 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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Jeffery P. Drummond

Jeffery P. Drummond

Jackson Walker L.L.P.

  • Partner in the health care section of Jackson Walker L.L.P.
  • Represents hospitals, physicians and physician groups, and other health care providers
  • Regularly advises clients regarding compliance with health care, pharmaceutical, and tax exemption laws and regulations, including the federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Frequent speaker on medical record privacy and security issues, HIPAA, and cybersecurity
  • Maintained a blog on HIPAA and other medical records matters since 2002 at www.hipaablog.blogspot.com
  • Adjunct professor of health law, Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas
  • J.D. degree, The University of Texas; B.A. degree, University of Dallas
  • Can be contacted at 214-953-6000 or jdrummond@jw.com
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Product ID: 399323
Published 2017
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