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Workers' Compensation: How to Request and Examine Medical Records

  • 08/10/2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Workers-Compensation-How-to-Request-and-Examine-Medical-Records/Video-Webinar/90201ER_3415777?pt=1

Program Description

Medical Abbreviations, Organization Best Practices, and Legal Essentials for HIPAA Compliance

Obtaining and analyzing medical records sometimes seem like daunting tasks for even the most experienced of paralegals. This program offers tips and techniques to simplify the process. Discover what items you can (and should) request, examine organization best practices, determine how to prepare records for workers' comp hearings, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your skills - register today!

  • Stay informed of tips for tracking down and requesting medical records.
  • Develop strategies for overcoming common roadblocks to procuring medical records.
  • Identify red flags and inconsistencies.
  • Uncover practical guidance for reviewing and summarizing records.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the skills they need to handle medical records in workers' compensation cases. Those who should attend include:

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

Course Content

  1. Overview of Key Medical Terms, Abbreviations, and Concepts
  2. What Items May Be Procured
  3. Identifying, Requesting, and Collecting Medical Records: Key Steps to Take
  4. How to Overcome Common Obstacles to Obtaining Medical Records
  5. Organization and Documentation Best Practices
  6. Reviewing, Understanding, and Summarizing Medical Records
  7. Spotting Smoking Guns: What to Look For
  8. Preparing Medical Records for Workers' Compensation Hearings
  9. Ensuring HIPAA Compliance: Legal Essentials

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188

206.653.7259

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