Information Governance Practices Can Reduce Consumer Concerns about Revealing Social Security Numbers
As news of health data and credit card security breaches continue to make news, consumers are growing warier of sharing forms of identification with healthcare providers such as Social Security Numbers.
Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System recently announced the creation of an online patient portal that allows patients to enter the results of genetic testing.
A select group of physicians and physician groups have begun advocating for an additional two-year delay to the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS. In response, AHIMA and the Coalition for ICD-10 have launched its own advocacy efforts to keep the ICD-10 implementation date at October 1, 2015.
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The American Health Information Management Association has released an online ICD-10-CM/PCS resource aimed at alleviating physician concerns about implementing the new code set.