HIPAA

12

Aug

Chiropractic Patient Privacy

When it comes to chiropractic care, the privacy of your patients should be an absolute priority. Our government has put HIPAA laws and regulations in place to protect our personal health information from being easily accessed. Would you want people in your community to know about the details around your medical history? This information is […]

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In January, the Health and Human Services Department unveiled a serious of new provisions to the current Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that was originally introduced in 1996. The purpose of the new rule is to make the current patient privacy act more closely in line with the HITECH Act, further protecting a […]

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On March 26, 2013, the Health and Human Services Department enacted a final rule, amending the current Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that was originally introduced in 1996.  The unveiling of the new HIPAA rule has resulted in a few key clinical changes.  Of those, the revision to the previous Business Associate definition […]

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Under HIPAA, your chiropractic clinic cannot disclose any treatment information of your chiropractic patients. That confidential information is known as PHI, Protected Health Information. As a general rule, you can’t supply that information to anyone. In posting a picture of your chiropractic patient on social media, or making comments about their chiropractic treatment by identifying the […]

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12

Jul

Chiropractic HIPAA Compliance 5010

So what’s this “5010 thing” you keep hearing about. Well, a lot of you might be experiencing denials of claims in your office and it might be coming from the new 5010 Standard. The 5010 Standard is this HIPAA rule that changes how the electronic claims are filed with the clearing houses and with the […]

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