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Medical Office Compliance

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Welcome to Medical Office Compliance! It is the responsibility of your medical office to stay informed on all state, federal and insurance guidelines. Learn about HIPAA, EHR and other compliance issues.

  1. Understanding HIPAA Privacy & Security
  2. Developing Meaningful Use of EHR
  3. Medical Identity Theft & Health Care Fraud
  4. Preventing Health and Medical Errors

Understanding HIPAA Privacy & Security

Patient confidentiality should be a top priortiy, don't get fined for privacy breaches

Any organization that accesses patient health information is considered a covered entity and is required by law to comply with HIPAA provisions or face civil and/or criminal penalties.

Developing Meaningful Use of EHR

The expansion of health information technology is important to the improvement of the health care industry as a whole. Health IT which includes the electronic health record (EHR) enables health care providers to effectively manage patient care through the use and sharing of patient records.

Medical Identity Theft & Health Care Fraud

There are certain precautions that can be taken to prevent medical identity theft and fraud. It is the responsibility of the medical office to make sure proper guidelines are being followed for the integrity of the entire health care industry as well as your patients.

Preventing Health and Medical Errors

Support the prevention of health care errors by educating patients, staff and physicians.

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