Mark Brengelman

Attorney at Law, Hazelrigg and Cox LLP

Mark Brengelman became interested in the law when he graduated with both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Philosophy from Emory University in Atlanta. He then earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. In 1995, Mark became an Assistant Attorney General and focused in the area of administrative and professional law. He represented multiple boards as General Counsel and Prosecuting Attorney.

Mark retired from state government in the summer of 2012. Also in 2012, he became certified as a hearing officer. He then opened his own law practice to focus on government services and consulting, continuing education, and the representation of health care practitioners before licensure boards and in other professional regulatory matters.

Expanding his health law experience, he was a registered legislative agent (lobbyist) for the Kentucky Association of Pastoral Counselors for the successful passage of Senate Bill 61 passed by the Kentucky General Assembly and signed by the Governor into law on April 9, 2014.

Mark is a frequent participant in continuing education and has been a presenter for over a dozen national and state organizations including the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, and the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute.

He is the founding presenter for "Navigating Ethics and Law for Mental Health Professionals," a continuing education training approved by five Kentucky mental health licensure boards, which was presented at Midway College with a licensed clinical social worker in 2013 and 2014.

Since October 2013, Mark has practiced law with the firm of Hazelrigg & Cox, LLP, as partner - an established law firm tracing its history in Frankfort, Kentucky, over one hundred years.



  •  Monday, November 6, 2017
  • 12:00 PM PDT | 03:00 PM EDT,
  • 60 Minutes
  • ¤139.00
Beyond HIPAA: Patient Medical Records and Client Confidentiality in Mental Health

Learn to identify and apply differing and conflicting rules with respect to the specific health care practitioner, the specific health care facility practice, and the emerging rules and regulations for electronic medical records confidentiality, security, and disposition. A basic overview of all medical records standards is necessary to set forth the confidentiality that exists now in the records of the health care practitioner. In addition to these clinical requirements of a specific profession, additional state laws set forth the content and retention of other types of records, other than clinical records of a patient, that are also kept by the professional, such as supervisory agreements with other professionals subordinate to them as well as their own unique record content requirements.

  •  Friday, November 17, 2017
  • 12:00 PM PDT | 03:00 PM EDT,
  • 60 Minutes
  • ¤139.00
HIPAA and the Administrative Subpoena - How HIPAA does or does not Protect you when the Government comes Calling for your Patient Records and you are in Trouble

This webinar educates the person attending about what rules govern HIPAA privacy that can be broken with a careless or untrained health care worker's misuse of social media. While improper social media by an employee may get them fired, that same health care worker may lose his or her license to practice their chosen profession. This webinar covers the pitfalls that trap an unwary health care practitioner where patient confidentiality is breached when a violation of HIPAA privacy mandates occurs with the misuse of social media.

  •  Monday, December 11, 2017
  • 12:00 PM PDT | 03:00 PM EDT,
  • 60 Minutes
  • ¤139.00
HIPAA Privacy Exceptions for Law Enforcement Purposes Applied to Health Care Professionals Early

While the basics of HIPAA privacy are well known, and while health care practitioners know how to maintain privacy and to keep information confidential, fear exists in not knowing the many exceptions enjoyed by law enforcement as used for government or public purposes. These exceptions not only allow but require a health care practitioner to release information. Uncertainty exists when faced with a high-stakes situation of criminal, civil, and public health needs - matters of life and death involving criminal fugitives or the identification of victims of violent crimes.

  •  Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  • 12:00 PM PDT | 03:00 PM EDT,
  • 60 Minutes
  • ¤139.00
HIPAA and Social Media Violations of HIPAA's Privacy Requirements

This webinar provides an overview of core privacy requirements of HIPAA, the basics of which should be well-known and practiced by all health care practitioners. Then, the subject moves to the social media activities of health care practitioners, which can include their own social media or the social media of others, such as a hospital or health care facility's official social media. This webinar thus provides a brief summary of those basic HIPAA privacy protections then goes into detail on the many ways a health care provider may run afoul of the privacy exceptions via the use of social media. While not every kind of social media can be covered, the basic principles that words and photographs on any publicly accessible internet forum constitutes a social media danger subject to a breach.





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Disposition of Records and Records Retention for Medical Records, Including Electronic Records

Today's health care delivery occurs in a diverse, fast-changing, multidisciplinary health care environment. This often presents challenges to the health care professional that are not easy to navigate. Medical records and their confidentiality have long been the exclusive province of state law, but has now been recognized for some time in the federal HIPAA statutes and federal regulations.

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The Basics of Professional Regulatory Law: Licensure and Certification, with an Emphasis on Health Professions

Today's educated professionals function in a maze of different educational and training requirements, which vary from state to state and from profession to profession. Nowhere than in health care is this more evident where multidisciplinary health care practitioners work together towards a common goal for the patient.

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Understanding the Most Common Violations of Law against Psychologists

Today's diverse, fast-changing, multidisciplinary mental health care environment involves many mental health care professionals who work together for the common goal of the patient. This includes physicians/psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, and others. Nothing in health care is more fractured than in mental health among a multitude of mental health practitioners.

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Disposition of Records and Records Retention for Medical Records, Including Electronic Records

Today's health care delivery occurs in a diverse, fast-changing, multidisciplinary health care environment. This often presents challenges to the health care professional that are not easy to navigate. Medical records and their confidentiality have long been the exclusive province of state law, but has now been recognized for some time in the federal HIPAA statutes and federal regulations.