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For HIPAA covered entities (CE) that maintain poor policies and procedures related to HIPAA compl
FEBRUARY 8, 2019
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CMS offers five solutions to help address inadequate HIPAA Security Rule–requ
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  HIPAA and resident ­confidentiality
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing announced October 10 that it unintent
  Briefings on HIPAA 2014 index   Au
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Ready or not, Phase 2 of OCR's HIPAA audit program is nearly ready to begin, and healthcare organ
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
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  HIPAA: Safeguard Residents’ PHI
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
  HIPAA, what can you share?
JANUARY 13, 2017
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Tips from the May 2015 issue of Briefings on HIPAA:
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  HIPAA: Top Tips for Getting What You Need to Know
  Featured member resource: HIPAA authorization form
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
HIPAA: Top tips for getting what you need to know, without giving away what you sho
JANUARY 1, 2015
By Jennifer Thew, RN A Houston nurse was fired after allegedly violating HIPAA laws by po
SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
Even organizations with sound policies, procedures, training, and safeguards can experience a bre
  HIPAA Q&A: You've got questions. We've got answers!
Does HIPAA need a technological revamp? Dan Orenstein, athenahealth’s senior vice president
AUGUST 18, 2015
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) required HHS to establis
AUGUST 12, 2016
New HIPAA Information The Department of Health and Human Service
  The HITECH Act, which included changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules,
These HIPAA Training Handbooks provide fundamental privacy and security training for new and seas
A former East Texas hospital employee faces up to 10 years in prison for HIPAA violations,
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A new video training module educates providers on patients’ right of access under HIPAA, th
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OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels recently stated that audit procedures for phase two HIPAA audits hav
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday, July 29, as HIPAA compliance experts Margret Amatayakul,
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DECEMBER 15, 2015
A mobile workforce in the healthcare industry presents a unique set of HIPAA privacy and s
Policies to improve cooperation between law enforcement and healthcare organizations H
MARCH 1, 2018
Q: Is it necessary for physician practices to provide HIPAA training for all workforce me
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Phase two of the hipaa/for-professionals/compliance-enforcement/audit
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HIPAA training isn’t a one-time effort. To be in compliance, all new staff require HIPAA or
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Q. As I recall, the HIPAA standards known as version 5010 had some impact on HIPAA standa
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  2017 SNF Policy Timeline
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DECEMBER 29, 2015
The Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) phase two HIPAA audits officially began last week when t
The Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) hipaa/for-professionals/priv
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
HHS recently released new hipaa/understanding/special/mhg
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Tips from the March issue of Briefings on HIPAA: As health information tech
HHS begins Phase 2 HIPAA audits The Department of Health and Hu
HCPro is conducting a benchmarking survey on HIPAA compliance, and we would appreciate your input
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
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The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a hipaa/for-professionals/
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) hipaa/for-professionals/compliance-
  Proposed fiscal year 2017 payment and policy changes for Medicare announced
APRIL 22, 2016
  Post-election healthcare policy: What should providers prepare for?
NOVEMBER 23, 2016
  Do you have an insurance verification policy in place?
MARCH 31, 2017
  CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
  New CMS policy could change inpatient rehab denial trend
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Often policies are written very well. The issue is the implementation of the policies an
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First and foremost, a policy and a procedure are two entirely different animals. A policy is defi
Finding that program directors were misinterpreting its leave policies, the American Board of Int
JANUARY 8, 2020
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HIM-HIPAA Insider wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily challenges they
HIM-HIPAA Insider wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily challenges they
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  CMS launches three new policies, continuing the shift to value-based care
DECEMBER 22, 2016
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The government should adjust Medicare payment policies to better support the type of
A policy that would require physicians in Manitoba set up an on-call system for patient calls a
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
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HIM Samp
APRIL 30, 2014
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Sample operative reports in policies-and-form
JUNE 11, 2014
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ICD-10-CM training quiz in policies-and-fo
MARCH 18, 2015
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ICD-10-CM training tool in policies-and-fo
APRIL 29, 2015
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Pregnancy case study in policies-and-forms
MAY 13, 2015
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The CDI department should have its own set of policies and procedures to govern its functions.
You ask: Is the board responsible to sign off on all policies? My agency dissolved its PAC a
 Some example of areas that an agency’s personnel policies should address are:
APRIL 15, 2015
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DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Include diagnosis codes on the HIPAA Eligibility Transaction System (HETS) 270/271 Tran
HIPAA EDI front end updates for July 2015   On March 2
Coding
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
AUGUST 27, 2014
Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
Effective immediately, The Joint Commission updated two of its policies on accreditation status f
Delegates at the recent AMA Interim Meeting adopted a new policy to address burnout among medical
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
Medicare Shared Systems modified to capture various HIPAA-compliant fields 
MARCH 19, 2014
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APRIL 2, 2014
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A sample tip sheet in our policies-and-fo
MAY 7, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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Sample case studies in policies-and-forms"
AUGUST 6, 2014
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AUGUST 20, 2014
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  Crossword puzzle in policies-and
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Documentation sample for coders in policie
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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A sample query in our policies-and-forms"
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Coding Sample P
JANUARY 7, 2015
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JANUARY 21, 2015
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JULY 30, 2014
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Documentation example in policies-and-form
MARCH 4, 2015
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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ICD-10-CM training tool in policies-and-fo
JULY 8, 2015
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On July 29, CMS issued a final rule (CMS-1645-F) outlining FY 2017 Medicare payment policies and
AUGUST 5, 2016
What are the home health CMS & the Medicare/Medicaid Policy for PTA supervision by a
Coding ultrasound procedures in policies-and-form
JULY 22, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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You should have a policy in place that describes things like a bag barrier and how to clean your
The sponsoring institution and every program within it should also have a selection policy. The p
FEBRUARY 28, 2014
An ICD-10-PCS training tool in our polici
AUGUST 13, 2014
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If your hospital is like many out there, you might think you have a pretty solid smoking policy i
JUNE 11, 2015
As our industry rapidly changes, so too must our patient-care policies, standards, and practices.
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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MAY 28, 2014
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  Medicare Shared Systems modifications necessary to capture various HIPAA comp
Medicare Shared Systems modifications necessary to capture various HIPAA-compliant fields
  Transitions of care: What’s your policy?
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Implementing a mandatory flu shot policy: What every employer should know
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
CMS’ finalization of its comprehensive APC (C-APC) policy represents the most radical change f
Agencies should review and update their employment and disciplinary policies now that the
AMA House of Delegates (HOD) recently adopted a new policy supporting expansion of the Public Ser
JUNE 16, 2017
The policies and administrative practices of the agency are reviewed to determine the extent to w
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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  A new query in our policies-
MARCH 25, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
JANUARY 28, 2015
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The Joint Commission has revised its policy for inclusion of physician practices in hospital and
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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MARCH 26, 2014
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A sample query in our policies-and-forms"
APRIL 9, 2014
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APRIL 23, 2014
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A sample tip sheet in our policies-and-fo
MAY 21, 2014
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JUNE 4, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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JULY 9, 2014
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An ICD-10-CM training quiz in our policie
JULY 16, 2014
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A Tennessee hospital is the latest to experiment with an open visitation policy for its patients,
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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DECEMBER 10, 2014
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DECEMBER 17, 2014
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DECEMBER 23, 2014
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A new sample query in our policies-and
JANUARY 14, 2015
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JANUARY 28, 2015
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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A new query in our policies-and-forms"
APRIL 22, 2015
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A new query in our policies-and-forms"
APRIL 8, 2015
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MARCH 11, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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A new query in our policies-and-forms"
MAY 6, 2015
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A new query in our policies-and-forms"
MAY 20, 2015
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Privacy Policy synopsis.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
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JULY 23, 2014
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FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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New sample query forms in our policies-a
JULY 15, 2015
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CMS proposes to continue expanding its policies for packaging ancillary services one year
CMS recently reversed long-standing policy for billing inpatient-only procedures, providing hospi
Effective July 1, 2016, ACDIS will institute a policy and penalty fee for late Certified Clinic
What to look for when updating your restraint and seclusion policies by Brian W
AUGUST 1, 2020
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Book excerpt Credentialing policies regarding aging pract
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Long-Term Care Initiative outlines t
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
Review agency policies and procedures around infection control and update them. D
“[Medicare for All policies would] surely jeopardize the relationship people have with the
APRIL 17, 2019
In recent years, many hospitals have adopted communication policies that allow and encourage phy
AUGUST 20, 2015
Is your CDI program's query process a documented part of your policies and procedures? Does your
CMS recently clarified policy on acceptable control materials for lab testing. While not changing
APRIL 26, 2016
On February 1, 2018, CMS proposed new Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to
The American Medical Association policy on moonlighting (when a resident works as an independent
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
Joint Commission urges enforcement of oral care policies The Joint Commission is p
JANUARY 31, 2017
Any residency program that allows moonlighting during training must have a written policy
APRIL 11, 2014
Most hospital policies regard the autopsy as dead since the mid-1970s, when The Joint Commission
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the 2015 OPPS proposed rule releas
The United States has strict policies regarding medical licensing— foreign trained physici
Hospitals under fire to review and revamp their policies and procedures in the wake of dangers f
DECEMBER 22, 2016
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently adopted a new policy calling on medical schools a
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforci
JULY 25, 2020
During the 2014 AMA Interim Meeting this week, physicians voted to update the AMA’s policy
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforcement and oversight policies are inadequate, according
Facilities have until July to update their policies The Joint Commission
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
by Josh Poltilove and A.J. Plunkett Review emergency preparedness policies and pro
Use this policy, shared courtesy of Lynda Bailey, RN, BSN, CSHA, accreditation specialist fo
Use this policy, shared courtesy of Lynda Bailey, RN, BSN, CSHA, accreditation specialist for
MAY 30, 2020
A hospital in Massachusetts unveiled changes last week to the security policies and procedures in
OCTOBER 5, 2017
CMS issued its final rule, Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursi
NOVEMBER 15, 2019
As healthcare professionals, we’re all familiar to some degree with HIPAA. You know, the la
A team of international health policy experts recently compared administrative costs of U.S. hos
Congress may be steppingin to once again delay a policy that CMS ensured would not face an
CMS makes policy and payment changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2015
Congress may be stepping in to once again delay a policy that CMS said would not face any
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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The policies that CMS publishes each year in the OPPS proposed rule don't always come as a
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CMS notes that as comprehensive APC (C-APC) policies expand, the agency needs a way to ide
Health policy experts attribute the smooth transition in part to widespread anxiety leading up to
Make sure your staff knows and implements your policy on continuous observation of suicidal pati
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Review and update polici
OCTOBER 1, 2019
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
Regulatory agencies encourage hospitals to rethink security and safety policies about dangerous
APRIL 28, 2017
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Review your policies and procedures for treating suicidal patients in general acute inpatient and
JANUARY 1, 2018
White paper excerpt Check medical staff policy for diagn