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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Hackers Demand Ransom in Exchange for PHI

What would you do if you were hit by a ransomware attack? You’ve heard of ransom before—but did you ever think hackers would demand payments to allow you to access your own patient files? This issue is starting to hit the healthcare industry, and organizations are scrambling to figure out how to handle these so-called “ransomware” attacks. Background: On Feb. 17, Hollywood [...]