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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Patient Privacy:
Buckle Down for HIPAA's Regs on Patient Access

Get a process in place now for giving patients copies of their records. If a patient approaches your front desk and asks for electronic copies of her records, you need to be able to respond quickly and accurately. Asking the patient to “hold on” while you check around for whether it’s acceptable to give her e-copies is not only unprofessional—it’s [...]