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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Patient Privacy:
Lack of Signed BAA Cost This Gastroenterology Group $31,000

Business agreements can protect everyone involved. If your practice takes business associate agreements lightly, it’s time to start putting some weight on the issue. That’s the takeaway from a recent HHS settlement involving a gastroenterology group that didn’t have a signed business associate agreement (BAA) on file for a vendor — and paid the price for that oversight. Background: On [...]