Our Discussion this week will focus on reviewing Domain 2: Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy, and Security, which corresponds to Course Objective 2 (CO 2).
Once you review the relevant material, discuss at least two of the following.
Custodian of records
Sentinel event monitoring
Psychotherapy note access
Can changes be made in a medical record
Notice of privacy practice
Subpoena duces tecum
Confidentiality vs privacy
Security office responsibility
How long to retrieve records onsite? Offsite?
When would a breach notification be needed?
What is hearsay?
Is a consent needed for TPO
What are statutes?
How long should x-rays be kept?
How long should the MPI be kept?
What does AHIMA recommend for retention length of adult records
Who owns the physical health record? What about the information?
If the state law for retention is stricter than HIPAA which do you follow?
If a facility creates a new policy how long should the old one be kept on file?