If you own a medical or dental practice, you’ll want to know there is some new HIPAA information.
HIPAA rules have been revised within the new stimulus bill. Enforcement and methodology have changed.
- There are 6 deadlines
- Enforcement with sanctions and criminal penalties
- Patient privacy notice
- Business Assoc. Agreements
- Breach notification
- Medical Release Requirements
- Minimum necessary
- Disclosure log/EVERY RELEASE
- Admin. Simplification Act with standardized code sets
- 5010 Transition & CMS 1500 claim form- BIG CHANGES
- Security Rules for paper & electronic tasks