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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Patient Privacy:

HHS Targets Small HIPAA Breaches for Increased Scrutiny

New focus could impact eye care practices that aren’t part of big health systems. It may be October, but you’d better make a HIPAA compliance list and check it twice before the HHS Office for Civil Rights auditors come knocking. Many eye care offices might be at increased risk of HIPAA investigation and enforcement efforts, thanks to OCR’s recent announcement that it [...]