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Thread: PLEASE I NEED YOUR HELP Regaurding office rules & privacy !!!

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    Apr 2007

    Unhappy PLEASE I NEED YOUR HELP Regaurding office rules & privacy !!!

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    Hey Everyone

    I work for a podiatrist and I swear since I do the billing here the front desk is always gaining on me trying to do everything to make me look bad, its the front desk versus the back and let me tell you its 3 girls up front and just me in the back. yes I do al the billing myself and well of course some help from the doctor. but am asking for your help because today we will be having a meeting and they want to bring up how I don’t do nothing so they say. but let me tell you something I run an office by myself once a week in broward county and do a podiatry list for the 3 large nursing homes my boss and I go to. ( which consists of making sue there eligible and are due for routine care) now at the larger facility I have my own office and there I do all the billing all insurance and workers compensation. plus I do cash patients and follow up on them and etc. they will be trying to get the doctor against me today so that’s why I wanted to ask for your help so I can fire back at the like for

    1.we have a room where we have all our medical records and to the other wall threes a medium sized table to sit and eat. no one should be in that room meaning patients because it contains allot of private information.
    2.the door from the waiting room to enter the office (too pt rooms_ should be closed at all times or till someone buzzes you in.
    3. no one should be wondering around in the hall.
    4. only 2 patients to a room.
    5. all charts should be facing down etc....

    but the problem is I need some proof so they wont think am making it up.
    so far what I was able to get proof on was on the charts having to be faced down and that that rule falls under the NO EXCEPTION RULE ..

    am only 25 I have been here for 7 years and I love my job and means the world to me everyone else has been here 2-5 years

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    I think what you are looking for is the HIPPA requirements.


    This link will get you there and you can look around and find what all you need.

    Good luck, I know how difficult it is to work in a toxic environment like that.

    Laura, CPC, CEMC

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    thank you I will go to that link now a search, I just think there jealous of me because I am close to the doctors here and there like my parents both the two doctors here are husband and wife (owners)

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