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What is HIPAA Compliance?

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly referred to as HIPAA, sets forth policies that protect the way patient’s medical information is stored and shared. Federal Law requires your medical practice to be HIPAA compliant. This means that the way you protect patient’s medical records and other information adheres to HIPAA standards. In order […]

HITECH Act of 2009

HITECH Compliance

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An important part of being HIPAA-compliant is adhering to provisions laid out by the HITECH Act of 2009. HITECH is an act that was created under HIPAA and expands upon the various protections required to be HIPAA compliant. Here’s what you need to know about the HITECH Act and how it impacts your medical practice:  […]

HIPAA & OIG Compliance Plans

OSHA Compliance

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OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is a government agency that provides protective provisions for workers within their work environments. Being OSHA-compliant means establishing a safe work environment that meets OSHA’s guidelines. Not only does compliancy protect you and your employees from work-related injuries; it greatly reduces the instances of costly worker’s compensation […]

What is HIPAA Compliance?

Document Imaging

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Document imaging technology allows you to create, manage, and store electronic files in your medical practice, including digital versions of patient’s medical records. Document imaging reduces paper clutter, frees up office space, and provides an evergreen, electronic copy of the document that can’t be physically destroyed or lost. However, document imaging comes with certain risks […]

The Mystery Of Medical Transcription