To accommodate patients remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, practices may have expanded personnel access to protected health information and relied on devices that might be vulnerable to cyber attacks.
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Healthcare providers should take steps now to ensure that the telehealth modalities they use are HIPAA compliant.
When talking about work issues, Dr Bernstein recommends trying not to focus too much on how awful things are because it can be disheartening.
By connecting on a personal level, medical practices may have better results in getting patients to settle their accounts.
Corrective action plans ares intended to prevent HIPAA violation fines from recurring.
HHS fined providers for not having a business associate agreement in place or using an outdated one.
A study suggests that female physicians do not use as many codes as their male counterparts, resulting in a reimbursement gap.
HIPAA doesn’t require providers to encrypt devices or electronic information, but many experts highly recommend it.
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