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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CommonWell Health Alliance Gives Patients Direct Medical Record Access

The CommonWell Health Alliance has announced that for the first time, patients whose providers are members of the Alliance will be given access to their health data as it is stored and transmitted by the CommonWell network.

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