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   The Interplay of HIPAA and Attorney-Client Privilege

Presented by: Litigation Section and Young Lawyers Section

Description: HIPAA protects against certain uses or disclosures of identifying health information in the electronic age. It is supposed to not conflict with state privacy causes of action.  

This seminar will define the HIPAA privacy rule, discuss patient rights and access to health  information, and analyze the HIPAA interplay with privilege, confidentiality and attorney work product. The panel will further highlight difficulties in obtaining health records and discuss examples of when disclosure of protected health information (PHI) is wrongly breached or properly waived.

Seminar Code: AD022513

Date: Monday, February 25, 2013

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
(Registration at 5:30 p.m.; light supper lincluded)

Location: CBA Law Center, New Britain, CT

Event Cost: Member $75.00
  Non-member $125.00
  Law Student $25.00
Credit Hours: CLE Credit 2.0 Hours (including 1.0 hours Ethics credit)

Program Faculty
Christina M. Hage, HealthyCT, Wallingford
Leonard M. Isaac, Isaac Law Offices LLC, Waterbury
Daniel M. Lindenberg, Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford
Suphi Philip, State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, Middletown
Adam J. Tarr, O’Brien Tanski & Young LLP, Hartford

Mark Dubois, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London
Susan Huntington, Deputy General Counsel, Hartford Health Care System, Hartford
Arnold I. Menchel, Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford
Michael G. Rigg, O’Brien,Tanski & Young LLP, Hartford   

Program Schedule
6:00 Introductions
6:10 HIPAA Overview (Menchel)
6:30 Privilege, Confidentiality, Work Product (Dubois )
6:50 Break
7:00 Health Care Integrity (Rigg & Huntington)
7:40 Questions

Who Should Attend
Attorneys—new, seasoned, private counsel, and in-house counsel—entering the health law practice, interested in learning more about HIPAA or look¬ing to expand their ability to represent their clients.

This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

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