E-books

Release of Information in California E-book Series

This E-book series will help you navigate and understand the complex state and federal laws, and best practices related to managing and releasing protected health information. This series contains content that falls under HIPAA, federal regulations, and is specific to California state laws.

The E-books are a self-paced e-learning environment that will help you learn the skills you need to become a Release of Information professional.

To view more about each E-book, or to make a purchase, visit the CHIA Store. Still have questions? Call us at (559) 251-5038 or email Publications@CaliforniaHIA.org

QuizSelf Assessment Quizzesare designed in multiple-choice and true/false format, and assess your understanding of the subject matter. A link to the Quiz is provided with each purchased E-book.

CEU Upon completion of the Quiz, a Certificate of Completion (CEU) will be available to download and print as evidence of the earned continuing education.


**CHIA recommends you read the Release of Information in California: Introduction E-book first. This E-book is offered at no charge and includes the “Glossary of Terms” that is used in all subsequent ROI E-books.

No. Release of Information in California: CEUs Offered View Sample Pages CHIA Member Rate Non-Member Rate
001 Introduction ** Two Click Here Free Free
002 General Releases Two Click Here $40 $45
003 Medical Records and the Court Three Click Here $55 $60
004 Workers Compensation Three Click Here $55 $60
005 Elder, Dependent Adult & Child Abuse Two Click Here $40 $45
006 Coroner’s Office Two Click Here $40 $45
007 Public Health Agencies Two Click Here $40 $45
008 Business Associates Two Click Here $40 $45
009 Government Agencies Two Click Here $40 $45
010 Inmates Two Click Here $40 $45
011 Law Enforcement Two Click Here $40 $45
012 Special Health Records Two Click Here $40 $45

Important Purchasing Information:

  • System Requirements: Acrobat Reader is required and is available free at https://get.adobe.com/reader/
  • Download and Access: Purchased E-books are available to view and download through your CHIA User Profile until the expiration date. Just login, select My Transactions, then select My Downloadable Products.
  • Expiration: E-books will expire three months from the date of purchase, and will no longer be available to access.
  • Self Assessment Quiz: A link is provided within each purchased E-book to the Quiz. You must complete the Quiz via the link to obtain the CEU. Quizzes are not graded. Corrected answers are provided so you can receive automatic feedback.
  • Certificate of Completion (CEU): Upon completing the Quiz, a downloadable CEU form will be provided. Print and retain as evidence of the earned continuing education. You will not be able to access the form after exiting the Quiz site, so download it immediately, or re-take the Quiz by accessing the link within the E-book.

CHIA Return Policy:

  • Publications must be returned in like-new condition within 30 days of purchase for a partial refund. CHIA will refund the customer the full item price and corresponding sales tax. CHIA will not refund the original shipping fee and is not responsible for the return shipment.
  • E-Books: All sales final.
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