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. Shewas 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
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).
This course was full of detailed information, that I will utilize in my practice. I highly recommend this training to all interested in adding to their existing practice or transitioning to Telehealth Services.
Class was informative.
This course was short yet informative.
Dust 2 Destiny Counseling & Wellness
Jacqueline Hayes, M.Ed., LPC, LMHP
Professional Counselor 4
State of LA
Ray was a wonderful, interactive instructor who really captured the heart of counseling in the world of Telehealth. The course was thorough and beneficial. Two thumbs up!
Licensed Professional Counselor
Ray does a spectacular job presenting the ethics in technology! Thank you!
Elaine Marie Barclay
Licensed Professional Counselor/ Assistant Professor
Shorter University/ Capella University
Very beneficial and useful to the direction i am moving of providing therapy
Linda Marie Margosian, MS, NCC, LMHC
I thought the video was very informative and gave me a good back ground on Telehealth , hippa laws and things I needed to know to run an ethical and hippa complent practice .
Director /private practitioner
Eating Disorder Associates
I believe this is a good course to take because this is the new wave of society. As a therapist I would like to be able to offer clients the best tools available.
Wihletta Michelle Davis MA, LPC
Find the Miracle Within...
Thank you for the introduction to telemental health.
This was an excellent class and worth my time. Ray provided great information and is clearly an expert in TMH!
Restoration Counselor of Atlanta, LLC
I found these courses informative and helpful. They make establishing best practices policies and procedures for telemental health services and supervising those who provide them. so much easier. I highly recommend his courses.
Nena Rybarczyk, MA, EMBA, LPC, NCC, CPCS
Strategies for Life Counseling, LLC
Ray's workshop was one of the most informative I have taken in years. He brought clarity to took a topic which has been intimidating and I left feeling empowered!
TRUDY POST SPRUNK, LMFT-S LPC CPCS RPT-S CPT-S EMD
Clinical Supervisor and Play Therapist
Georgia Association for Play Therapy