New AHIMA-Developed Form and Webinar Aims to Ease ROI Confusion
Jul07

New AHIMA-Developed Form and Webinar Aims to Ease ROI Confusion

Among the most confusing issues for ROI professionals is understanding how to respond to the many different types of requests for information from patients, their personal representatives, or from third parties.

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Two Google-related Patient Privacy Cases Impact Data Sharing Efforts

Google has found itself involved in two separate patient privacy incidents in recent weeks—one in England and one involving an Indian pathology lab.

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To Encourage Telehealth, Insurer to Penalize Patients who Rely on Emergency Room Care

Instead of going to the ER, BCBS advises them to use an urgent care clinic—if there is one within 15 miles of their home—or use BCBSGa’s LiveHealth Online telehealth service. But critics of the policy note that laypersons aren’t trained to recognize emergencies on the spot, and that this presents another barrier to care.

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AHIMA, IHE Seeking Public Comment on Patient Registration White Paper

The processes outlined in this white paper contribute to the growing body of work in developing standards for HIM practices.

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CMS Releases 2018 MACRA Draft Rule

CMS responds to stakeholder concerns over compliance burdens in newly released 2018 proposed MACRA rule.

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ONC Announces Winners of Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge

Participants were asked to create Model Privacy Notice (MPN) generators that produce a customizable MPN for health information technology (IT) developers, making it easier for consumers to see a product’s privacy and security policies.

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