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Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC)

20th annual educational conference

Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) & Related Issues in Discovery

This panel will cover the basics of privacy issues in relation to discovery, including an overview of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA).  Attendees will gain an applicant, defendant, and judicial perspective on many of the privacy issues facing practitioners today when seeking discovery in their cases.

Presenter: W. Lynn Brown, Ozurovich & Schwartz, Kearse McGill, Division of Workers' Compensation and Barry Pearlman, Pearlman, Borska & Wax - Los Angeles

Presenter: W. Lynn Brown, Ozurovich & Schwartz, Kearse McGill, Division of Workers' Compensation and Thomas Richard, Richard, Thorson, Graves & Royer, LLP - Oakland

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February 2013