Healthcare Privacy and HIPAA Issues Arising in Litigation

    Healthcare Privacy and HIPAA Issues Arising in Litigation
    CLE 90 min

    Healthcare Privacy and HIPAA Issues Arising in Litigation

    • The download and on-demand online course for this title will be available for ABA Value Pass subscribers.
    • CD-ROM available to order 3 weeks before the program. Online courses and downloads will be available about a week after the program.
    • Recording date: Thursday, January 29, 2015
    • Product Code: CE1501HPHUMB
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    HIPAA requires that covered entities treat healthcare information with specific levels of care, limiting the uses and disclosures of that information to only identified categories, and requiring that data security safeguards be in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of that information. One of the categories with specific rules involves the use and disclosure of health information in litigation.

    In this program, our expert panel will:

    • Discuss situations under which a litigating attorney must enter into business associate agreement with the client—while addressing the ethical issues associated with entering into such agreements—and situations under which an attorney should avoid such an agreement

    • Explore the extent to which complaints, motions, and other pleadings can contain protected healthcare information, and whether or not the “minimum necessary” standard applies to information contained in such pleadings

    • Offer an analysis of when a party to litigation should request a qualified protective order in the proceeding

    • Consider the issues arising when an attorney wishes to hire an outside expert witness to review medical records, or conduct other diligence associated with healthcare information

    • Discuss the latest case developments addressing the application of the HIPAA rules to litigation matters

    • Consider the interaction of state laws with HIPAA requirements in litigation, as well as discuss issues that arise in working with parties from more than one country

    Product Details

    Moderators

    Peter D Ricoy

    Panelists

    Dayna Ellen Underhill, Kirk J Nahra, Rachel V Rose

    Sponsors

    ABACLE, Health Law Section, Section of Litigation, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee

    Product Code

    CE1501HPHUMB

    Duration

    90

    Publication Date

    1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

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