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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Records: What Can You Release?

Learn how to maintain compliance when handling mental health and substance abuse records that will protect your organization and patientís rights.Do you know that medical record custodians may be violating a patientís privacy protections without even knowing it in responding to requests for a patientís health information that contain substance abuse and mental health information? Do you know that you may need to withhold mental health and substance abuse records, even in responding to a records subpoena? This topic has been created by an actively practicing litigation specialist who represents health care providers for over a decade. Learn how to comply with records requests without violating a patientís privacy rights. Real-life scenarios will be discussed to assist you in spotting issues, before they become a problem. Obtain knowledge necessary for any health information custodian to ensure compliance, without violation of a patients rights.


Runtime: 95 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of Generally Recognized Patient Privacy Issues

  • General Concepts
  • What Is Considered a Substance Abuse Record
  • What Is Considered a Mental Health Record

Privacy Protection Issues Re: Substance Abuse Records

Privacy Protection Issues Re: Mental Health Records

Other Records Afforded Extra Privacy Protections

Records Requests Basics

  • Authorizations
  • Legal Purposes
  • Subpoenas/Court Orders

Discussion/Issue Spotting in Common Real-Life Scenarios

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This course was last revised on August 29, 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
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Substance Abuse 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 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 New York or New Jersey or Kansas. 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 New York or New Jersey or Kansas. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.
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Matthew P. Keris, Esq.

Matthew P. Keris, Esq.

Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

  • Shareholder in the office of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman and Goggin
  • Practice emphasizes 20 years representation of hospitals and health care systems in medical professional liability claims
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues
  • J.D. degree, Roger Williams University School of Law; B.A. degree, cum laude, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Past president, Pennsylvania Defense Institute; president, Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Risk Management; ASHRM; DRI; CLM
  • Can be contacted at mpkeris@mdwcg.com or 570-496-4602
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Product ID: 399028
Published 2016
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