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Paralegal's Guide to Medical Records and Working with Medical Experts

  • 12/18/2018
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast


Program Description

Medical Record Requests, HIPAA Compliance, Sample Record Review, Organization and More

Are you meeting roadblocks when requesting medical records or opinions? Are you looking for smart ideas on organizing medical records? This information-packed program is designed to give paralegals real-world tips and tricks for every step of the process - from requesting records to preparing the information for trial. Decode medical abbreviations, symbols and terminology; walk through sample medical records; maintain HIPAA compliance; get insights on working with medical experts and more. Don't miss this opportunity to pick up practical pointers and sample documents - register today!

  • Discover how to handle medical providers that don't want to release information.
  • Enhance your knowledge of medical abbreviations, terminology and codes.
  • Know the firm's duties under HIPAA when handling medical records.
  • Go over sample bills and medical records to uncover a treasure trove of information.
  • Find out how to get the answers you need when requesting information from physicians.
  • Pick up useful ideas for organizing medical records.
  • Gain tips for preparing medical expense itemizations, summaries, chronologies, notebooks and more.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to effectively obtain, analyze and organize medical records. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Overcoming Key Hurdles to Obtaining Medical Records
  2. Adhering to HIPAA and Avoiding Privacy Pitfalls - Paralegal Ethics
  3. Understanding Key Medical Abbreviations, Terminology and Codes
  4. Dissecting Medical Records (with Real-World Illustrations)
  5. Working Effectively with Medical Experts
  6. Summarizing/Organizing the Results and Preparing for Trial

Continuing Education Credit

Washington State Paralegal Association – WA Paralegal Association: 6.00

Fee: $299.

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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