Tag Archives: HIPAA
Compliance Programs can INCREASE Profitability.
Compliance Programs can INCREASE Profitability. OIG compliance is primarily about ensuring your practice does not do something wrong and that you are billing, coding, and collecting in an ethical and true manner. It primarily benefits insurance companies by ensuring no waste, fraud, or abuse. However, in writing the compliance program, I noticed that the checks […]
Decoding HIPAA: How to be compliant without losing your mind.
Decoding HIPAA: How to be compliant without losing your mind. HIPAA Has Two Parts 1- HIPAA Privacy – provides individuals with a legal & enforceable right to see and receive copies of PHI 2- HIPPA Security – requires physicians to protect patients’ electronically stored, protected health information (known as “ePHI”) by using appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards What does this […]
Compliance Programs can INCREASE Profitability. It’s true!!
Compliance Programs can INCREASE Profitability. It’s true!! It is everyone’s favorite time of year again when we think about our compliance program. In the past, compliance activities have been looked at as tasks that the government has assigned to make our lives more difficult. If you read the federal register, it says that they require […]
2023 is THE year to get compliant.
2023 is THE year to get compliant. It is that time of year again when people have a goal to add compliance to their never-ending list. 2023 is THE year to get compliant. I see all the emails that come through with HIPAA violations and who did what and what they were fined for. The […]
There are No changes to HIPAA yet but what does this mean for you now?
HHS released this email today. We have seen similar messages in the last few months. These emails are summarizing cases that are part of OCR’s HIPAA Right of Access Initiative. This initiative is targeted at offices that do not release information when properly requested or release when they should not have. This is not surprising […]
HIPAA Security: Are You Still Secure?
HIPAA Security: Are You Still Secure? Cyber security is a hot topic among the .govs now so more than ever. COVID has brought to light some challenges with software updates. IT staffing, and staff turnover. Chiropractic practices that were HIPAA security compliant and protected now may not be. What do you as a practitioner need […]
Ransomware, What Do I Need to Know to Protect My Practice?
Ransomware, What Do I Need to Know to Protect My Practice? Is Ransomware as Scary as People Make It Seem? Ransomware is scary for those who are unprepared. We have had clients that are completely shut down after a ransomware attack. Others who have had a HIPAA breach. It is stressful, time-consuming and can be […]