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:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        01/31/2020

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session 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 by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on April 27, 2018.

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

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


    This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). 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 specific accreditation information.

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