Date & Time
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
467 Outside Consults: Do's and Don'ts from a Medical Director and Counsel*

Outside consultation with specialty providers continues to be a hot topic in correctional health care litigation. This session will include a discussion of when outside consultations are reasonable and necessary from a medical director's and an attorney's perspective, as well as why consultations are frequently litigated. Documentation will be highlighted.

Educational Objectives

  • Review medical reasons for outside consultation with specialty providers
  • Discuss chart documentation regarding outside consultation
  • Describe various scenarios in which outside consultations can be used against a provider in litigation

Level: Intermediate