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Ethics Workshop: Behavioral Health and Medical Records Release Issues and the Law Presenter: Biron Bedard, J.D.
May 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Behavioral health records are the documentation of a patient’s condition, treatment, and progress throughout thetherapeutic process…and form the foundation for legal protection. Inadequate records “benefit a patient’s claim inlegal proceedings.” This workshop will delineate the information necessary to safeguard and safely manage patientrecords including the application to special populations. Of particular interest, Attorney Bedard will provide attendeeswith a clear, concise but comprehensive understanding of HIPAA and HITECH laws as they apply to ongoing mentalhealth practice.
About the Presenter
Attorney Bedard is the managing director of Ransmeier & Spellman pc of Concord, NewHampshire. He is a New Hampshire native who represents large and small businesses, not-for-profit corporations, individuals and municipalities. Biron is a frequent presenter on legal issues inmental health, the release of medical records, and medical records confidentiality.
Application pending for 6 CEUs in Ethics from NASW.
10:00-10:15 Morning break
10:15-12:00 Presentation Continues
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch break **Lunch not provided – available at local restaurants.
1:00 – 3:00 Presentation
3:00 – 3:15 Afternoon Break
3:15 – 4:30 Presentation Resumes
4:30-4:45 Wrap up and evaluations
$99 per individual
$89 per individual for groups of 3 or more
Call (603)355-2244, ext. 81012, or register online using the form below: