Healthcare providers are required by law to offer appropriate auxiliary aids to hearing-impaired patients. What might be the consequences for failing to do so?
What might happen when a healthcare provider is asked to produce a large volume of electronic patient records at great expense?
Healthcare providers may affiliate with third parties to perform various services. Not surprisingly, when such a third party commits what is alleged to be a wrongful act of some sort, such as a misdiagnosis or mistreatment, the injured individual might attempt to hold the healthcare provider responsible.
This post discusses a federal agency that may be unfamiliar to HIM professionals, and how it regulates healthcare providers.
This post considers hypothetical legal issues related to an app on a mobile device that allows an individual to record and transmit symptoms to a provider.