Do You know The HIPAA Omnibus Rules of 2013 ? A Few Tips And Insights For Your Practice!

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The HIPAA Privacy and Security final rule became effective March 26. One expert predicts enforcers will have a prime with extended ability to crack down on providers and their business companions.
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Do You know The HIPAA Omnibus Rules of 2013 ? A Few Tips And Insights For Your Practice!

  1. 1. Do You know The HIPAA Omnibus Rules of 2013 ? A Few Tips And Insights For Your Practice Presented by Angomark, MedicalBillingStar 3/28/2013 1
  2. 2. New HIPAA has teeth• The HIPAA Privacy and Security final rule became effective March 26. One expert predicts enforcers will have a prime with extended ability to crack down on providers and their business companions. Footer Text 3/28/2013 2
  3. 3. Dont let these more evidenterrors create big problems for your practice• 1.Questioning patients to sign a mutual sign-in sheetFooter Text 3/28/2013 3
  4. 4. • Conversing patients in public areas or with friends and family• Sharing passwords or making them easily recognizableFooter Text 3/28/2013 4
  5. 5. • Leaving patient files easily accessible • Failing to log off computersFooter Text 3/28/2013 5
  6. 6. • Posting patient information online without ensuring it is de-identifiedFooter Text 3/28/2013 6
  7. 7. • Looking up a patients medical record without a valid reasonFooter Text 3/28/2013 7
  8. 8. Small practices are facing more enquiry regarding HIPAA policiesHeres how to deal• Assess your guidelines and measures and update them if necessaryFooter Text 3/28/2013 8
  9. 9. • Observe your procedures to ensure they are working• Ensure your staff knows what establishes a breach and how to handle itFooter Text 3/28/2013 9
  10. 10. • Train and re-skill staff on HIPAA compliance• Assess how well your staff is retaining HIPAA knowledge Footer Text 3/28/2013 10
  11. 11. • Institute disciplinary standards for potential violations• Pay close attention to the security rule• Stay current regarding HIPAA developments Footer Text 3/28/2013 11
  12. 12. Thank You ! For A Better HIPAA Compliance EMR Billing Practice Visit WWW.MedicalBillingStar.ComFooter Text 3/28/2013 12

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