A Patient’s Right to Access Health Information

Course Description

NOTE: To receive continuing education credit for this session you MUST be registered and logged in using the assigned link provided in the GoToMeeting confirmation email.

Health and Human Services released guidance on a patient’s right of access to their protected health information. This guidance addresses the process for patient access to records, providing records in requested formats and determination of costs associated with providing access to requested information. Join Karen Gregory as she walks through this guidance document so that you are prepared to provide patients’ access to their designated record set in a timely manner.

At the end of the session the attendee will:

  • Discuss documentation requirements for records access.
  • Recall guidance on fees associated with access requests.
  • Describe the difference between an authorization and access request.

Handouts:

Lecturer – Karen Gregory, RN

Karen has over 20 years’ of experience working in the outpatient environment, both at the front line delivering patient care and in the management arena. She is passionate about both employee and patient safety, and takes every possible opportunity to improve the quality of healthcare for all involved.

Karen is currently the Director of Compliance and Education for Total Medical Compliance where she develops compliance materials in addition to training consultants, as well as clients. She is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and at conferences nationwide on OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control.

Continuing Education

Total Medical Compliance is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.  Total Medical Compliance designates this activity for 1.5. continuing education credits. Entire course must be attended in full; no partial credit will be awarded.

Attendance & Cancellation

Cancellations received within 10 days of the webinar date may transfer their registration to another date. No refunds will be provided. Cancellations prior to the last 10 days will be eligible to receive a full refund. Total Medical Compliance is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

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*We reserve the right to cancel the webinar if there are not enough attendees.