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Health Check: Conducting Lawful Medical Canvasses (CE Webinar)
August 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ever wonder about how to legally obtain a claimant’s medical records? In this course, we go over what medical canvasses entail including Individually Identifiable Health Information (IIHI) and Protected Health Information (PHI). Frasco investigators are HIPAA trained and certified and understands and abides by state policies, protecting clients’ interests. We explain why medical canvasses, in the context of insurance, is permitted by The Privacy Rule. What are the industry standards for medical canvass checks? These searches may reveal undisclosed medical conditions, the existence of medical records and may verify prior injuries.
Learn About These Core Issues:
- How medical canvasses are conducted and how records are procured using a signed medical authorization (SMA)
- What types of medical records and facilities are canvassed, and how to legally secure those records in the defense of a claim