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REQUEST AND UNSOLICITED PATIENT HEALTH INFORMATION

Patient engagement is developing as a key focus area in US healthcare, and patients are progressively able and willing to report extra health data to their providers. Traditionally, healthcare providers have received unsolicited patient health information volunteered by the patient or other providers responsible for patient care. In its most simple form, unrequested information is … Continue reading REQUEST AND UNSOLICITED PATIENT HEALTH INFORMATION

REDUCE AUDIT RISK SCRUTINY BY PROPER DOCUMENTATION

Mistakes in medical coding and billing, results in monetary loss to the healthcare practitioners. Year on Year OIG (Office of Inspector General) and CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) rules and regulations are proving to be difficult to comply with, so non compliance to these rules can prove to be fatal, thus it has … Continue reading REDUCE AUDIT RISK SCRUTINY BY PROPER DOCUMENTATION

HIPAA & SOCIAL MEDIA

HIPAA & Social Media : Social Media is a part of every-day activity for many, and it is essential to carefully consider how it is used in medical offices for everything from marketing and public information, to patient communications. The Internet and social media such as Facebook and Linked-In have changed the way people communicate and have … Continue reading HIPAA & SOCIAL MEDIA