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Posts Tagged ‘Social Worker’

Episode 6: Negligence is Spelled More than Simply Malpractice

February 19, 2020

What do we mean by negligence is spelled more than simply malpractice? Well, negligence is a duty, breach, damage, and proximate cause. Those are the elements. Avoiding malpractice and tips for social workers to manage risk is important. You’re an … Continue reading

Episode 1: Documentation Pointers to Avoid Liability and Malpractice

September 18, 2018

“Medical Records Requests” and “Breach of Confidentiality” are the leading claims issues for social workers. These claims trigger lawsuits, licensing board inquiries, and HIPAA information breach liability, particularly regarding HIPAA HITECH 45 CFR Part 160, that holds social workers liable … Continue reading