Are your medical records protected from liability? Do you understand the rules of consent, release, and disclosure? This guide will help you organize your medical records in a way that is legible, practical, and efficient.
This publication includes information on how to maintain and store your medical records in a HIPAA-compliant manner. You will also learn how to apply the appropriate measures in retaining and destroying medical records timely and efficiently.
Released: Nov. 15, 2012
Expires: Nov. 15, 2015
This course is appropriate for physicians, residents, students, and nonphysician practitioners in all specialties.
Upon completion of this self-study program, readers should be able to:
Organize their medical records in a way that is legible, practical, and efficient;
Maintain and store their records that is compliant with HIPAA and HITECH; and
Apply the appropriate measures in retaining and destroying medical records
The participant is required to read the course in its entirety and complete an online test and course evaluation to obtain credit.
Liability Insurance Discount
Physicians who are insured with Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) may earn professional liability insurance discounts by participating in approved continuing education activities. TMLT policyholders who complete this course will earn a 3-percent discount (not to exceed$1,000), which will be applied to their next eligible policy period.