(Recorded Webinar) Part II - Patient Consent Requirements

The 42 CFR Part 2 (“Part 2”) regulations protect the confidentiality of certain substance use disorder records by restricting the circumstances under which Part 2 Programs and lawful holders of Part 2-protected records can disclose patient records. 

Part 2 is stricter than HIPAA, which permits covered entities to use and disclose patient health information for treatment, payment and health operations without the patient’s consent. Under Part 2, a patient must consent in writing to the disclosure of their substance use disorder records for purposes of treatment, payment and health care operations unless one of a limited number of exceptions applies. Patients must also receive notice that their records are protected by Part 2.

In this second webinar, FTLF attorneys will:

  • Provide an overview of the consent requirements under Part 2; 
  • Discuss strategies for incorporating the Part 2 consent requirements into your existing HIPAA disclosure form and procedure; and 
  • Review the patient notice requirements. 
To purchase the live version of this webinar or the live and on-demand package, click here.

Target Audience

  • Compliance Officers
  • Privacy Officers
  • Medical Records
  • Operations

Learning Objectives

After ​​​​this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe the consent requirements under Part 2
  • Identify strategies for incorporating the Part 2 consent requirements into your existing HIPAA disclosure form and procedure; and 
  • Discuss the patient notice requirements. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
03/11/2019
Course expires: 
06/26/2021
Cost:
$225.00

DIANNE PLEDGIE

As Partner and Compliance Counsel with the firm’s health law practice group, Dianne advises health centers on implementing effective compliance programs and on addressing top compliance risk areas. Dianne counsels health centers and other organizations on developing compliance programs that include the OIG’s seven elements, respond to identified compliance risk areas, and reflect the organization’s culture.  Dianne also advises health centers and other organizations on patient privacy and confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and 42 CFR Part 2.  She has experience responding to privacy and security incidents, including determining whether there has been a breach, notifying patients and the government, and creating corrective action plans. [Full Bio]

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Group Attendance: Due to the online nature of webinars, we cannot verify participation by more than one person. For groups, we provide an attendance record form and blank Certificates of Attendance to record attendance at a group viewing session and document each individual's participation. We recommend that a supervisor or colleague sign the certificate to certify attendance. 

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/11/2019
Course expires: 
06/26/2021

Price

Cost:
$225.00
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ACCESS PERIOD

Recorded webinars are available for 90 days after the date of purchase or date of the webinar. Once posted to your account, you can view this webinar anytime on-demand during the access period identified in your purchase confirmation. For additional information on viewing and accessing webinars, view our full terms and conditions here.

PAYMENT POLICY

If you pay by credit card or PayPal, you will be able to access the recorded webinar immediately (unless the live webinar has not yet occurred). If you pay by check, we will grant access to the recording when we receive your check. You will receive a confirmation email once access is granted. FTLF reserves the right to suspend access to the webinar if payment is not received within 30 days. For more information on payments and registration, please visit our FAQ page.

CANCELLATION POLICY

No refunds will be provided for recorded webinars. FTLF can transfer a registration to someone else within your organization or, provided you have not already viewed the webinar, transfer the registration to another on-demand program. Where the registration fee for the new webinar is higher, you must also pay the difference between the original course and the new course registration fee at the time of transfer. Administrative fees may also apply. If your organization purchased a webinar under the account of a staff member who no longer works for your organization, please Contact Us. View our full policy on refunds and cancellations here.

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