Online Training Course

Prod ID: 274
Legal Concerns for Medical Practices During COVID-19

Healthcare Attorney Heidi Kocher will address legal concerns that medical practices must address in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn important strategies that will reduce risk and protect your office from litigation.




60 min



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This session will drill down to the liability concerns currently facing physicians - as employers and providers - in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Temporary COVID-19 employment regulations, workforce safety and management concerns, the CARES Act, and Telehealth service issues will be discussed and protective measures identified. 

NOTE: The information presented in this program was current at the time of the record date. Due to the fluid situation with the COVID-19 public health emergency, we cannot guarantee all details will be accurate or relevant at the time of viewing.


Heidi Kocher


Heidi's experience in healthcare law and compliance includes time in private practice, as well as positions at a large hospital corporation, serving as a compliance officer for a sleep lab/DME company and a compliance director/privacy officer at a medical device manufacturer. She has represented and advised critical access and long-term care hospitals, physician groups, home health agencies, DME companies, pharmacies, non-profit organizations, and licensed individuals. She serves as Counsel with Liles Parker, PLLC, a leading healthcare law firm in Washington, D.C. She is certified in Healthcare Compliance and is a member of the State Bar Association of Texas, and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Participants in this training will learn strategies the practice should employ to avoid an adverse outcome, reduce risk, and protect itself from litigation.

Are you fully informed about recently implemented COVID-19 employment regulations? Must you notify patients and employees of potential virus exposure if you are treating a diagnosed case? Are you required to pay an employee who refuses to work for fear of being exposed to the virus? Are the precautions you have in place enough to keep your staff safe? What compensation are your employees eligible for under the CARES Act? What about contract employees? Have you implemented or expanded telehealth services during COVID-19? Are you prepared for the HIPAA privacy and security regulations to be enforced again in the near future? Attend this session to receive answers to these and other essential questions.�Topic areas include:

  • Employee protections
  • Infection control
  • Consent and reporting requirements
  • Privacy and telehealth
  • Workforce management
  • Protocols, policies and procedures that protect against risk

Self-paced online program includes unlimited review of previously recorded instruction and the downloadable PowerPoint handout for 6 months.

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