HIPAA Updates for the Exceptions for Law Enforcement Purposes

Product Id : HE18
Instructor : Mark Brengelman
Oct 27, 2017 1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes

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Overview

Most professionals involved in the field of healthcare know the basics of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). However, there are exceptions in case of criminal or civil investigations, and it is important that you are familiar with them.

During this webinar, our expert speaker Mr. Mark R Brengelman will take you through the subject of HIPAA privacy exceptions, explaining various concepts in detail and providing useful information. So in case a health care practitioner finds himself/herself facing a demand for information from the police, they will be fully aware of what they can and cannot divulge, what they must document, and whether or not they will need to notify the patient.

Topics discussed include: HIPAA privacy basics, exceptions to HIPAA privacy with patient consent, exceptions to HIPAA privacy for law enforcement purposes (civil and criminal matters), how exceptions are applied by agencies, how to comply with a request for protected health information in various situations, what you must document as a permitted disclosure, and pitfalls of non-compliance. Finally, the speaker will briefly talk about case law from the courts regarding HIPAA privacy exceptions for law enforcement purposes.

All webinar attendees will be provided handouts, which will help them remember and make the most of the training they have received.

Training Highlights:

  • Go through the HIPAA privacy
  • Learn the HIPAA privacy exceptions with patient consent
  • Learn about the exceptions to HIPAA privacy for law enforcement purposes (for civil and criminal matters)
  • Discover how exceptions to HIPAA privacy are applied by law enforcement agencies, with an emphasis on state licensure boards and agencies
  • Learn how to comply to a request for Protected Health Information, when the patient is in trouble and law enforcement is involved
  • Find out how to comply to a request for Protected Health Information when you are in trouble
  • Learn about case law from the courts regarding HIPAA privacy exceptions, for law enforcement purposes.

Who will benefit:

The following people will benefit from, and should therefore attend, this webinar

  • Individual healthcare practitioners across various healthcare professionals
  • Healthcare attorneys
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Privacy Officer
  • CEO/CFO
  • Accounting Professionals
  • Physician
  • Auditors/Investigators
  • Advisor & Consultant 
  • Teachers and educators in graduate-level medical education
  • Corporate counselors in healthcare
Speaker Profile:

Mark R Brengelman has worked as the assigned counsel to numerous health professions licensure boards as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Moving to private practice, he now helps private clients in health care in a wide variety of contexts.

He graduated with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in philosophy from Emory University in Atlanta. He then earned a Juris Doctorate from the University Of Kentucky College Of Law. In 1995, he became an assistant attorney general and focused in the area of administrative and professional law where he represented multiple boards as general counsel and prosecuting attorney.

Mr. Brengelman is a frequent participant in continuing education and has been a presenter for over twenty national and state organizations and private companies, including webinars and in-person seminars. These national and state organizations include the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, and the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute.


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