Four Questions to Consider When Releasing Information to Attorneys
Apr01

Four Questions to Consider When Releasing Information to Attorneys

In the past, many covered entities charged attorneys higher fees for accessing patient information than for patient requests. New HHS guidance seems to state that providers can’t charge third parties, like attorneys, more in certain cases.

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Audio: ROI Fees: Point/Counterpoint
Apr01

Audio: ROI Fees: Point/Counterpoint

Legal and HIM experts weigh in on the ethical and operational reasons patients are charged for their medical records.

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Updated: How to Request Your Medical Records
Mar01

Updated: How to Request Your Medical Records

This update to one of the Journal’s most popular web pieces features new segments with helpful information for both HIM professionals and consumers.

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Slideshow: Requesting Your Medical Records
Mar01

Slideshow: Requesting Your Medical Records

This slideshow walks patients through a typical release of information request.

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AHIMA Releases HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit

With on-site HIPAA audits by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights slated to start this year, both covered entities and their business associates need to be prepared.

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