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Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
Complying with the 60-Day Rule: Tips for Medical Practices
CMS guidance on the 60-day rule can be confusing. Here are some answers to common questions physicians and managers have regarding compliance.
ABCs of Healthcare Corporate Compliance Programs
Outside of an Obamacare repeal, it is nearly certain that mandatory requirements of compliance programs are here to stay. Here's how to prepare.
Eleven Outrageous HIPAA Violations
They did what?! Eleven costly mistakes healthcare providers have made when dealing with confidential patient information.
Seven Tips for Avoiding HIPAA Penalties in 2015
HIPAA "willful neglect" violations can cost medical practices hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here's how to prevent them from occurring at your practice.
Records Requests: Is Your Practice HIPAA Compliant?
What is a provider supposed to do to ensure HIPAA compliance with copying charges when a request for medical records is made? It’s not always easy.
A To-Do List for Medical Practice Compliance Officers
Every medical practice should have a compliance officer. Here are 15 tasks to assign this important individual.
Records Requests: 5 Best Practices for Practices
Information requests consume significant resources and represent a real area of risk for medical practices. Here are the top five actions you should take.
Six Ways to Mitigate HIPAA Violations
This 60-second video clip will help your medical practice identify six ways to reduce the likelihood of a HIPAA breach due to cyber crime.
Five HIPAA Critical Compliance Strategies for Your Medical Practice
In this webinar, presented March 18, 2014, healthcare attorneys Ericka L. Adler and Rachel V. Rose provide tips to keep your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
Five Missteps to Avoid When Communicating Electronically with Patients
Communicating electronically with patients is convenient, but also risky. Here, a risk management professional shares some of the biggest mistakes to avoid.
The Top 10 Things Doctors Should Never Say to Patients
Poor physician communication makes it more likely a patient will file a malpractice lawsuit against you. Here are 10 things to never say to patients.
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