HIPAA

In-house vs. Outsourcing Medical Billing

Posted 09:25 am by & filed under Billing Services, EHR, EMR, HIPAA, ICD-10

Pros and Cons of Medical Billing Solutions Outsourcing your medical billing is a smart move for many medical practices. Explore the thoughts of industry experts comparing in-house coding and billing to hiring a medical billing company. Outsourcing medical billing can make some people nervous yet it is a common topic among small medical practices. This… Read more »

Electronic Health Records Errors – How to Avoid HIPAA Trouble

Posted 09:16 am by & filed under Articles, EHR, EMR, HIPAA

HIPAA Trouble and EHR Implementation – How to Avoid Legal, Ethical Issues Learn how you can avoid legal issues with electronic medical records management. Get tips on best practices to manage EHR / EMR security, privacy concerns and avoid problems causing HIPAA violations. HIPPA and the EMR EHR Environment HIPAA trouble due to errors in… Read more »

EMR Security, Privacy and HIPAA Compliance

Posted 07:00 am by & filed under CureMD, EHR, EMR, HIPAA

Protecting Electronic Medical Records and Medical Practice Liabilities EMR discussions usually focus on what are the best EMR systems and specific functionalities. Most medical practices shopping for one of the best medical software programs overlook two very important considerations – EMR security and HIPAA compliance. Read further to learn why they should be part of… Read more »

Onsite HIPAA audits coming in 2017: ONC official

Posted 09:48 pm by & filed under Articles, HIPAA, Latest Healthcare News

Chances are it won’t happen—but you’d better be prepared if it does: The feds will be conducting a “small number” of onsite HIPAA audits in 2017, according to an HHS Office for Civil Rights official. OCR senior adviser Linda Sanches, at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Privacy & Security Forum in Boston this… Read more »

6 privacy landmines and how to avoid stepping on them

Posted 05:42 pm by & filed under Articles, HIPAA, Latest Healthcare News

A healthcare attorney spotlights big problems and offers advice on ways to navigate around the pitfalls, from cybersecurity insurance to HIPAA, social media to patient access. While the healthcare industry grapples with data breaches and privacy and security regulations, there are common pitfalls that are easy to run into without proper planning. Erin Whaley, a… Read more »