Understanding HIPAA Server Compliance

Understanding HIPAA Server Compliance

One of the main goals of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is to protect the privacy and integrity of patient health information, particularly when it is handled in electronic formats. Business entities that deal with protected health information in the United States are expected to comply with certain HIPAA guidelines, and this goes…

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Avoiding Hefty HIPAA Fines in California

Avoiding Hefty HIPAA Fines in California

The largest fine ever assessed under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has sent providers of medical services scrambling to audit their information systems. The Importance of Securing Information Advocate Health Care is a network that operates various hospitals in the Chicago metropolitan area. A single, self-reported incident in 2013 prompted government regulators…

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Are You Ready for ICD-10? | Sonic Systems Victorville Medical IT

Are You Ready for ICD-10?

Is your business ready for ICD-10? ICD-10 is a new coding standard for those within the medical industry. In past years, medical professionals had a total of 14,000 codes that were necessary to treat and diagnose patients. ICD-10 has upgraded these diagnosis codes with 54,000 additional codes — for a total of 68,000. Many organizations…

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