Sandra Jarva Weiss, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Health Care & Life Sciences Practice Group, presented “Medical Record Privacy Rights of Students Under FERPA and HIPAA” to the MidAtlantic College Nurses Association at their annual meeting on June 6 at Lafayette College in Easton. She discussed the applicability of FERPA and HIPAA to the medical records of adult students treated in their college’s health center, in local hospitals, and in private medical practices, as well as the ability of parents to obtain medical treatment information about their student.
Jarva Weiss focuses her practice in all areas of health care regulation including compliance with the Stark, Anti-Kickback and False Claims statutes, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement regulations, HIPAA and HITECH requirements, and Joint Commission standards. She has designed numerous compliance programs and counsels clients on compliance matters. Her practice also includes the structuring of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic affiliations of health and health-related businesses and the development of imaging centers and ambulatory surgery centers.
Jarva Weiss earned her J.D. in 1983 and her B.A. in 1980 from George Washington University.