Health Information Management

The ABCs of policies and procedures

Briefings on HIPAA, October 1, 2011

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This is a significant compliance issue that can lead to significant violations, says Apgar, president of Apgar & Associates in Portland, OR. Even if your organization is doing all the right things to comply with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and HITECH, you must document its actions in policies and procedures, he says.

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