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:
Legal Support Staff
Overview of Key Medical Terms, Abbreviations, and Concepts
What Items May Be Procured
Identifying, Requesting, and Collecting Medical Records: Key Steps to Take
How to Overcome Common Obstacles to Obtaining Medical Records
Organization and Documentation Best Practices
Reviewing, Understanding, and Summarizing Medical Records
Spotting Smoking Guns: What to Look For
Preparing Medical Records for Workers' Compensation Hearings
This program meets the California MCLE Paralegal requirement as specified in Business and Professions Code Section 6450(d).
DE Certified Paralegal Program
This course will qualify for 1.0 DCP CLE credit hours, including 0.0 DCP ethics credit hour, toward the eligibility requirements of the DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program.
FL Registered Paralegal
This course will qualify for 1.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
IN Paralegal CLE
This course will qualify for 1.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements as a paralegal affiliate member of the Indiana State Bar Association.
MT CLE Credit for Paralegals
Approved for 1.0 hours of CLE credit by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 1.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 1.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
This course has been submitted to the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification. Approval Pending. This course is not sponsored by the Board of Paralegal Certification.
OH Certified Paralegals
This course will qualify for 1.0 hours of continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification program.
NM Paralegal Division, State Bar of NM
- 1.00Pending Credit Approval
Pending approval of credit by the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico.
This course has been submitted to the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for paralegals and legal assistants. Pending.
WA Paralegal Association
Approved for 1.0 CLE credits by the Washington State Paralegal Association (WSPA).
AR Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Licensed by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.
NH Office of Career School Licensing
NBI, Inc. is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Career School Licensing. There are no enrollment prerequisites or admissions requirements for this course, and there is no exam or grading system. Satisfactory progress is based solely on attendance at the course. Credits may not be transferred. All refunds shall be paid within 30 days upon written notification from a student of cancellation or withdrawal. Students receiving benefits from federal programs shall be subject to federal refund policies, rules and regulation. Student complaints should be directed to our office at (800) 930-6182. Upon exhausting all avenues with NBI, Inc. for resolution, students may file a complaint with the Office of Career School Licensing at (603) 271-6443.
BRANDY L. JOHNSON is an attorney with Early & Miranda, P.C., where her practice is in workers' compensation and employment law, but has experience in the areas of tort litigation, including premises liability, personal injury, appellate practice, insurance law, and medical malpractice. She earned her B.A. and J.D. degrees from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Ms. Johnson is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and serves on the Association's Standing Committee for Disability Law and its Diversity Leadership Council. She is a member of The Missouri Bar and has been a longstanding member of its Workers' Compensation Commission. Ms. Johnson is also a member of Inn of Court and the Illinois Jackson County Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in Missouri, Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
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