Ethics Workshop: Behavioral Health and Medical Records Release Issues and the Law Presenter: Biron Bedard, J.D.
Overview 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…Find out more »