Breach List Hits 400 Reports, 19 Million Records

It has been two years since enforcement of the federal breach notification rule began, and in that time covered entities and their business associates have logged 400 large-scale breaches dating back to September 2009, the rule’s effective date. The breach rule describes a covered entity’s responsibilities to notify victims of a breach to their personal health information. In cases of breach involving the records of 500 or more...

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How to Request Your Medical Records
Mar01

How to Request Your Medical Records

If you’ve never requested your medical records from your doctor or hospital before, the process can seem complicated. However, understanding the law, the requirements, and the basic steps will ease the process.

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March 2012

Learning from last year’s denials and preparing for what’s ahead will help providers avoid being stung in 2012.

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