By Art Gross – The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better know as HIPAA, was passed by Congress in 1996 and called for the protection and confidential handling of protected health information (PHI).
By Matt Fisher – Dropping HIPAA Insights: Audits Will Not Result In Fines – The first Healthcare De Jure show was recorded on Tuesday, April 26th with Deven McGraw, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy at the HHS Office for Civil Rights, as the first guest. The discussion covered many aspects of HIPAA, with a particular focus on the Privacy Rule and the newly started second round of audits.
Importance of Mock Audits – Focus on Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have made it clear that at a minimum 5% of EHs and CAHs will have their EHR incentives audited for each stage of meaningful use. A portion of these audits will be […]