Patients have the right to confidentiality of their health record; however, when the patient is a minor, the rules become more complex with the rights of parents to control medical care. Add in divorce, emancipation, and emergency situations to name a few, and the confusion increases. Our compliance expert, Chris Apgar, will provide guidance on the privacy of medical data and the care givers' role and responsibilities in accordance with state and federal law. Join us for this highly informative, 75-minute webinar to discover:
Laws governing the minor's right to consent for medical care
Minors' right to privacy versus parental right to control
The how and why of privacy rights
The do's and don'ts of disclosing minors' health information
Difficult consent situations and how to navigate them effectively
Minors Rights vs Parents Rights: Critical Guidelines for Consent
When must a parent or guardian consent to treatment and exemptions to parents or guardians' consent
Guidelines for sensitive services - pregnancy, mental health and more
Do's and don'ts of handling parents' and minors' request for privacy and access
Privacy Rights of Minors: Legal & Practical Considerations
Rights of a parent or guardian to obtain a child's medical information and disclosures
What covered entities can do to proactively address issues with minors
Real life examples of tricky consent & confidentiality situations
HIPAA, FERPA and More: Complying with Privacy and Security Rights of Minors
Privacy rights of minors under HIPAA and FERPA - what you need to know
How to navigate minors' rights under common state laws
What covered entities can and cannot disclose - and to whom
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Chris Apgar, CISSP, President and CEO of Apgar & Associates, LLC and former HIPAA Compliance officer for Providence Health Plans, is a nationally recognized expert and educational instructor on information security, privacy, HIPAA, the HITECH Act and state privacy law.
He's a frequent instructor and panelist for leading industry groups such as HIMSS, Healthcare IT News, and HCCA.
Mr. Apgar was a member of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Board of Directors for eight years. He is the chair of the Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Commission.
His clients range from small to large health plans, providers, healthcare clearinghouses, vendors, non-profits, government agencies, and health care associations.
In addition to conducting educational webinars for the Oregon Medical Association, he assists members with privacy, security and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Apgar is also a nationally known speaker and author. Most recently Mr. Apgar authored the McGraw-Hill Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide chapter on the regulatory aspects of health IT.
Join us for this 75-minute webinar to discover the federal laws regulating minors' health information and how to navigate the challenges of consent and medical privacy rights of minors.
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Navigating Complex Privacy Rights of Minors: Legal Do's & Don'ts
May 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM (ET) | Webinar Price: $199.00