The free model Patient Request for Health Information Form is intended to help providers streamline patient health information request processes and ensure they are compliant with the Office for Civil Rights’ guidance on an individual’s right of access under HIPAA.
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.
Third parties are getting increasingly involved with consumer health data. But all of these technologies require the exchange of sensitive information—the protection of which consumers frequently overlook when they sign up for these online services and devices.
An employee at Trios Health in Washington was terminated after the organization discovered they had inappropriately accessed at least 600 patients’ medical records inappropriately
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.