Mar 4th, 2018
All healthcare providers must present to all patients, with whom there is a direct treatment relationship, a notice of privacy practices. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy rule indicates the notice must be provided: Not later than the first service encounter by personal delivery of patient services, electronically or through ...
Aug 1st, 2011
Part 1: Updating your privacy policies. By Marcia L. Brauchler, MPH, CPC-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, CPHQ From its inception in April 2003, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was something of a “paper tiger.” But when President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) into law in February 2009, the tiger got ...