Category Archives: HIPAA

Privacy Rules Proposed by HHS: Patient’s Request Access Report of EMR Records

Reuters   5/31/2011 Patients could obtain a list of everyone who has accessed their electronic medical record under a rule proposed on Tuesday by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Healthcare providers must currently keep track of everyone … Continue reading

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CMS to Assess 5010 / ICD Readiness this Summer

Joseph Goedert for HDM News The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is preparing a survey to assess the health care industry’s awareness of and preparation for transitioning to the HIPAA 5010 transaction sets and ICD-10 code sets. The self-administered, … Continue reading

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