As practices and health care organizations become increasingly digitized, physicians must be aware of HIPAA’s Administrative Simplification provisions—and particularly the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification requirements—that protect the confidentiality of their patients’ medical information. Physicians need to understand these rules and participate in a formal compliance plan designed to ensure all the requirements are met, including state requirements that go above and beyond federal mandates.
Electronic transaction toolkits for administrative simplification
Download PDF resources to help physicians efficiently and successfully manage payment-related interactions with health insurers.
Aug. 25, 2023: National Advocacy Update
VA to hold listening sessions related to its effort to develop National Standards of Practice and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
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Patient data privacy and access resources
Download PDF resources to ensure that patients have meaningful controls over and a clear understanding of how their health information data is being used.
Myth or fact? Physicians can’t respond to online patient reviews
If a patient writes a review about a physician, can that doctor post a response? HIPAA muddies the matter. The AMA sets the record straight.
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