Tammy Worth

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Health Care Providers Fined for Outdated Vendor Agreements

Health Care Providers Fined for Outdated Vendor Agreements

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HHS fined providers for not having a business associate agreement in place or using an outdated one.

Lapses Seen in HIPAA Conduct by Providers

Lapses Seen in HIPAA Conduct by Providers

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Privacy elements of HIPAA continue to befuddle providers.

Steps to Protect Your Computer From Hackers

Steps to Protect Your Computer From Hackers

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Medical practices can take a number of steps to make it more difficult to hack into their computer files.

Coding and Reimbursement: Effect of Physicians' Gender

Coding and Reimbursement: Effect of Physicians' Gender

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A study suggests that female physicians do not use as many codes as their male counterparts, resulting in a reimbursement gap.

HIPAA Compliance: Encrypting Patient Health Information

HIPAA Compliance: Encrypting Patient Health Information

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HIPAA doesn't require providers to encrypt devices or electronic information, but many experts highly recommend it.

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