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General Surgery Coding Alert

HIPAA:
Help Overcome Roadblocks to Health Information Exchange

Privacy protection is just one aspect of the law. Due to a multitude of state laws and confusion about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has found that HIPAA implementation has inadvertently inhibited the appropriate flow and exchange of health information between patients and healthcare providers. In [...]