2021-2022 Erie County Bar Foundation Campaign

Mental Hygiene Law and Access to Medical Records in Criminal, Civil and Family Law

Presented on May 5, 2021
1.0 CLE credit total: 0.5 Ethics, 0.5 Skills (appropriate for experienced attorneys only in this format)

Jennifer R. Scharf, Esq., Partner, The Coppola Firm, Chair, Health Care Law Committee

Elena H. Smith, Esq., Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc.
Devon E. Gawley, Esq., Ricotta, Mattrey, Callocchia, Markel & Cassert

When requesting and receiving mental health records, attorneys need to be aware of Mental Hygiene Law restrictions and rules — in addition to those imposed by HIPAA. Join us for an overview of the interplay between these laws, rules and regulations — and learn some practical considerations for how to obtain medical records containing mental health information.

Available Format: OnDemand

OnDemand: $40 Members (Promo Code: member2017), $50 Non-Members

CLE Credit

Ethics, Skills

Credit Hours