Accessing Medical Information In and Out of Litigation

Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Family Labor Employment Mediation ADR Consumer Personal Insurance
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        07/31/2019
Information:        NOW AVAILABLE

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to address the scope of: obtainable health care information (and protected information); tips for obtaining specific medical information; obtaining health care information in the context of a law suit, as well as authorization for release of health care information in health care and other law suits. This course will also cover obtaining health care information outside of litigation and authorization outside of release of health care information to next of kin. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on April 27, 2018. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • HIPAA Basics & Rule 45 C.F.R. **160 and 164

  • Individual Rights and Exceptions

  • Who Is Covered?

  • What is Protect Health Information (PHI)?

  • Key Definitions and the Elements of Health Information

  • HIPAA versus State Law

  • Requesting Health Information and Authorizations

  • Best Methods for Getting PHI in Litigation

  • Core Elements of Authorizations

  • Getting PHI Outside of Litigation

  • The speaker for this course is:

    LaVerne Chang, who is an attorney with the firm of Cardwell & Chang, P.L.L.C.  More information about this speaker may be found on her firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding accreditation information.

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