Sep 26th, 2016
Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, protected health information (PHI) refers to health information that can identify an individual, or can be used with other available information to identify an individual. PHI requires two things: An identifier; and A piece of health information The HIPAA privacy rule defines “individual identifiers” to include: names, addresses, Social Security ...
In Audit
Mar 3rd, 2016
Marcia L. Brauchler, MPH, CPHQ, CPC-P, CPC-H, CPC-I Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, protected health information (PHI) refers to health information that can identify an individual, or can be used with other available information to identify an individual. The HIPAA rule applies specifically to “covered entities” and their “business associates.” PHI requires two things: An ...