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November 14, 2013
September 18, 2013
Rita Bowen was quoted in ADVANCE Privacy Points this month and discussed the upcoming September 23 deadline for Enforcement Rules go into effect for HIPAA compliance updates announced in January of this year. Rita addresses Accounting of Disclosures, best practices on how to prepare for AOD laws in the future and implementing technology that segregates access to data by role, reducing "touches" to electronic files.
August 27, 2013
Rita Bowen was recently quoted in HCPRO.COM outlining the latest HIPAA omnibus rule changes and discussing how it relates to business associates (BAs) and covered entities (CEs). Protecting patient data is now a shared responsibility and compliance agreements need to be established by CEs and BAs.
July 18, 2013
This month, Dawn Crump was quoted in the July issue of For the Record discussing the low number of RAC appeals from hospitals, despite the relatively high success rate. Why aren’t more organizations taking advantage of the appeals process? Would the ability to submit appeals electronically result in more filings? Most importantly, what can hospitals do to ensure valuable dollars aren’t slipping through the cracks?
July 17, 2013
Authored by Dawn Crump, vice president of audit management solutions at HealthPort. RAC audits can impact your accounts receivable and revenue every day. They have been with us for five years, and there is no end in sight. Use the real information and valid historical data within your own systems to make the next five years safer, less costly and more efficient across your entire organization.