HIPAA and the Designated Record Set

Bottom Line In most electronic health records systems, patients have one chart that all doctors share. Because all doctors in that facility use that chart to make treatment decisions, all… Read More

The MIPS Advancing Care Information: Your Score Rests on Your SRA

In October, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the updated Quality Payment Program information containing the guidelines and metrics for the Merit-based Incentive Payment Systems model impacting reimbursement.… Read More

Office of Civil Rights HIPAA Audits Advance

On Monday July 11th, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) HIPAA Audits took a step forward in their anticipated program when over 150 Covered Entities were notified of their selection… Read More

Defining MACRA: What You Need to Know Right Now.

Healthcare is buzzing as MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) and Medicare payment reform is implemented. Providers and healthcare organizations will see a number of changes as… Read More

HHS Issues Clarification on $6.50 “Right to Access” Provision

On Monday May 23rd, 2016, Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a clarification to a FAQ published February 25th, 2016 regarding reasonable fees allowed to be charged pertaining to a… Read More

“Right to Access” — Updated OCR and HHS HIPAA Guidance

UPDATE: HHS PUBLISHED CLARIFICATIONS REGARDING THIS $6.50 PROVISION. PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT UPDATES HERE.  After the March 23 webinar on this important topic, clients still had very specific questions about… Read More