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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
5 Things to Know When Your Practice Gets a Nasty Review
If your practice gets a nasty review, here are some legal and practical considerations to note.
Physicians, Changes to DOJ Penalties are Coming
Why Aug. 1 is an important for physicians to know, with regards to Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) and the False Claims Act (FCA).
Recent Headlines Show Why Doctors Need Asset Protection
Asset protection shouldn't just be limited to malpractice. Here's why you need to looking beyond just that one area.
Supreme Court Issues False Claims Act Opinion
Stricter government standards for the FCA suggest that physicians who do not meet all measures of compliance could be required to refund claims payment.
Recording Conversations with Patients, Other Parties
Physicians may want to record their patients or other parties. What should they know before they engage in such practices?
Captive Insurance Companies Draw IRS Eye
Captive insurance companies can bring significant benefits to physicians, yet the risk of an IRS audit can increase.
Physician Asset Protection in an Uncertain Economy
The economy is an uncertain state. Physicians would be wise to take proactive measures to protect their assets in case of another recession.
How to React to Angry Patients
Handling a confrontation with an angry patient is critical to malpractice risk management. Here are five tips handle difficult encounters appropriately.
Four Ways to Reduce Diabetes Care Malpractice Risks
Diabetes care can raise some unique malpractice risks. Watch this 60-second video to learn what steps your practice should be taking to reduce the risks.
HIPAA and Patient Interactions
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA explores how to keep patient interactions at your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
HIPAA's Effect on Medical Practice Work Flow
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the daily work flow at medical practices nationwide.
Eleven Outrageous HIPAA Violations
They did what?! Eleven costly mistakes healthcare providers have made when dealing with confidential patient information.
Six Phrases to Avoid When Talking with Patients
The chief patient safety officer at medical malpractice insurer The Doctors Company identifies six common communication missteps physicians make.
2014 Great American Physician Survey Results
Get unique insight into the personal and professional lives of physicians through the results of the 2014 Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo.
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.
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