MdHIMA Legal Manual

MdHIMA is proud to announce the released latest version of A Guide to the Disclosure of Health Information. The revised MdHIMA A Guide to the Disclosure of Health Information is THE resource for anyone dealing with disclosure of health information in Maryland. All health information management departments should have this reference guide!

About the Publication

ROI Manual CoverThis publication is a rewrite of the 2001 edition. With the assistance of an attorney, every chapter was reviewed and updated to include current Maryland statutes and regulations. In addition, this latest version will provide a comprehensive resource that combines requirements of Maryland law with HIPAA Privacy requirements.

This must-have manual will outline the pertinent disclosure of information state statutes, includes HIPAA Privacy mandates and encourages uniformity in the processing and release of health information in the state of Maryland. The 2008 version will include copies of regulations and sample documents.

Topics Include:

What is a Medical RecordHome Health Care Records
Classification and Disclosure of Medical Record InformationMedical Examiner's Cases
Authorizations for the Disclosure of Medical InformationMental Health Records
Subpoenas and DepositionsWorkers' Compensation
Record RetentionDisclosure of Information for Purposes of Treatment
Disability Determination ServicesDisclosure of Information to Other Parties
Alcohol and Drug Abuse RecordsAnatomical Gifts
Employee Health RecordsAdoption

Note: A Guide to the Disclosure of Health Information is to be considered a general reference to assist health information management professionals with legal issues regarding the disclosure of health information. It is NOT intended to be considered legal advice.

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