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How to Discover Falsified Medical Records and How to Report Them

Falsified medical records can have a major impact on a provider's reputation, not to mention the legal consequences.

Learn and understand how to identify and deal with potentially falsified medical information. The electronic medical record (EMR) systems alter the provider-patient relationship in many uncertain and evolving ways. The EMR increases the availability of documentation with which to defend or prove a malpractice claim. Health care providers face many risks for liability exposure on a daily basis, but many of those can be avoided. Knowing and understanding the potential risks is a health care providers best risk management strategy. This topic will present some new malpractice vulnerabilities associated with the EMR. If the EMR was revised at a time incongruous to the treatment, suspicion of falsification of the medical record may be alleged even in the absence of actual wrongdoing. Identifying potential exposures is key to limiting liability exposure of health care providers. A robust discussion based on real case scenarios will outline immediate and recommended actions steps to reduce liability exposure in today's contemporary health care environment.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

The Impact of the Electronic Health Records in Contemporary Organizations

  • Vulnerabilities Associated With Electronic Medical Records
  • Consequences of Falsification of Medical Records
  • Clarification Between Criminal and Civil Violations in Health Care

Legal and Ethical Implications of Liability Exposure

  • Hospital Duties Owed to Patients
  • Identification of Personal and Managerial Liability
  • Etiologies of Health Care Fraud and Abuse

Deviations From the Standard of Care

  • Common Mistakes in Health Care
  • Legal Expectations of Recording Patient Care in a Medical Record
  • Malpractice vs. Falsification
  • Action Steps Learned From Real Case Examples
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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • 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.

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

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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on February 18, 2020.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The Arizona State Bar does not pre-approve or pre-certify MCLE programs. However, records of this program and attendance will be maintained by Lorman Education Services for auditing purposes. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.0 CLE credit(s).
     
  • HI CLE 1.25
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.25 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.25
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.25 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.0 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this Ondemand course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 88 Minutes.
     
  • PA CLE 1.0
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This self-study program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hour(s) of CLE credit. Please note: Attorneys may only claim 6 credits per compliance period in this format. This course is considered "Non-Moderated Programming without Interactivity".
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     

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

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Faculty

Rachel Cartwright, Ph.D., M.S., RN, LHRM

Rachel Cartwright, Ph.D., M.S., RN, LHRM

Medical Legal Concepts, LLC

  • Founder and CEO of Medical Legal Concepts, LLC
  • National speaker on health care-related topics including regulatory compliance, in-person, webinar, and virtual
  • Provides consultation for health care institutions addressing quality and compliance issues
  • Author of several publications related to legal aspects of documentation and standards of care
  • President-elect, Florida Speakers Association; and member of National Speakers Association, American Nurses Association, and American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers
  • Host and producer of the https://legalnurseconsultantsummit.com/
  • Owner of Medical Legal Concepts Academy https://mlcacademy.thinkific.com/
  • Ph.D. degree in public policy and administrations: law and public policy; master’s degree in nursing; licensed health care risk manager
  • Can be contacted at 800-259-8058 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 407051
Published 2020
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