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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Patient Privacy:
Just One Laptop Theft Causes $1.7 Million HIPAA Settlement

Reminder: If you know your systems are at risk, fix them immediately. It’s just one laptop—but the repercussions of it being stolen reverberated far and wide for one company. When a physical therapy facility had a laptop stolen, the company filed a breach report, prompting the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to open a compliance review. What the OCR found [...]