AHIMA Releases Standardized Patient Request for Information Form
Jul20

AHIMA Releases Standardized Patient Request for Information Form

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.

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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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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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