Confidentiality, Privacy & Security

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  • I would be very interested also. Kelly Savoy, RHIA HIM Director 501.985.7312 office 501.982.3055 fax KSavoy@northmetromed.com Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the ...

  • ​Does anyone have an example of their competencies for a medical records department that they would be willing to share? Melinda Mayfield RHIT ------------------------------ Melinda Mayfield RHIT Manager ------------------------------

  • ​Cheryl, I agree with Kris. If there is verification that the collection agency did not retain that information have deleted from their servers, shredded, etc., and you have good faith belief with the agency doing this, then that is one of the breach ...

  • If we receive that are submitted directly from the patient to us or as requested by our providers, we scan them into "Records from another Facility" (labeled as such in our EMR system document folder structure). If we referred the patient, they are in ...

  • ​Cheryl Offering another scenario for you to consider - HIPAA does allow a covered entity to disclose PHI to another covered entity or health care provider for their payment purposes, (with the collection agency assuming to be the BA of the covered entity ...