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Medical Records: Top Paralegal Pitfalls and Challenges

  • 11/20/2019
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Difficult Medical Providers, Organization Frustrations, HIPAA Pitfalls and More

Medical records are a treasure trove of invaluable information. Do you have the skills it takes to uncover essential evidence that will make you worth your weight in gold? Moreover, can you avoid the innumerable errors that can cost your attorney time, money and client goodwill? This insightful course will provide you with tools you need to overcome challenges faced with obtaining, organizing, reviewing and summarizing these records. It will also illuminate critical pitfalls every paralegal must avoid. Find and analyze medical records with confidence - register today!

  • Learn how to handle key difficulties in obtaining medical records.
  • Calm the chaos by putting a logical medical record organization system in place.
  • Avoid common mistakes while reviewing and summarizing records.
  • Understand HIPAA and how potential pitfalls may arise in your everyday responsibilities.
  • Tame the additional challenges electronic medical records bring about.
  • Avoid inadvertent ethical slip-ups that can cause trouble for your attorney and your firm.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give paralegals the knowledge they need to efficiently recognize and overcome mistakes and challenges while working with medical records. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Overcoming Challenges in Obtaining Medical Records
  2. Unorganized Medical Records - Getting a System in Place
  3. Common Errors in Interpreting and Reviewing Records
  4. HIPAA Pitfalls in Your Day-to-Day Duties
  5. Electronic Medical/Health Record Problems
  6. Ethical Considerations for Paralegals

Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

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