Helen Oscislawski is the co-founder & frequent author on the Legal Health Information Exchange, a rich resource of blog articles and a compliance resource library. She was elected in 2020 to the "Super Lawyers" issued by Thomson Reuters, for healthcare law in New Jersey.
Helen is known to many as a “go-to” attorney for legal guidance on HIPAA, HITECH, state privacy laws, and electronic Health Information Exchange (HIE) and is well-regarded for her work with the legal aspects of health information exchanges, HIPAA law, and 42 CFR Part Two for privacy and security law around healthcare information regarding substance abuse treatment. A trusted advisor, Helen now represents some of the most cutting edge and sophisticated HIEs, RHIOs and ACOs in the nation.
Helen and Ray Barrett met for one of our "Telehealth Facts Friday" sessions on Facebook Live. Watch the full interview for answers to frequently asked questions about the legal aspects of telehealth care, including:
- State licensure law and temporary regulations that are in place for the provision of state-to-state services, including details on HOW to figure out what you are allowed to do and how you go about finding that answer for your particular situation.
- Malpractice insurance that might be needed when you are providing telehealth outside of the state in which you are licensed
- Interstate commerce law
- Continuity of care
- Recommendations in terms of vetting attorneys for telehealth services: start with your state and search for experience in both the healthcare and regulatory arena
- Health Information Exchanges
If you'd like to learn more about telehealth law, HIPAA regulations and more and earn 1 CE, take the "Legal Considerations of Telehealth and TeleMental Health" course recorded from Helen Oscilawski's presentation at the Telehealth Preparedness Summit 2020. 1 CE credit offered (approved by NBCC, ASWB and NAADAC).