Health Information Technologies and Processes

Financial Documents (RX Patient Assistance Applications) in Legal Health Record

  • 1.  Financial Documents (RX Patient Assistance Applications) in Legal Health Record

    Posted 14 days ago
    We are seeing more and more pharmaceutical company patient assistance applications being sent to HIM for inclusion into the electronic medical record.  I was wondering if others are seeing this and what they were doing with these documents.  Often times the applications include household income, pay stubs, bank statements etc... I am pretty sure that they dont belong in a designated record set, but I am not sure about including them in a legal health record.  Would love input from others. Thank you.

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    Stacey Goodenough
    Manager of Medical Records / Privacy Officer
    Wayne Memorial Hospital
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