Georgia recognizes all four, common law invasion of privacy claims: intrusion upon solitude or seclusion, public disclosure of private facts, false-light privacy, and appropriation of one’s name or likeness. This session will review how the state rules work in combination and to enhance HIPAA regulations. Attendees will gain enhanced knowledge regarding documentation requirements to achieve compliance. State laws strive to strike a balance between the need to share information for the public good with a respect for the privacy of information on individuals.
During this session, attendees will additionally receive a refresher regarding the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and an update pertaining to the 2017 changes to Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records regulations, (42 CFR Part 2) to facilitate health integration and information exchange within new health care models while continuing to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patients seeking treatment for substance use disorders.
Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB
1.0 CEU – Privacy and Security
December 29, 2017