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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:

2 Payers Face Settlements, CAPs for Laptop Breaches

Plus: Watch out for aggressive OCR audits this fall.   Stolen unencrypted laptops were to blame for two HIPAA settlements, which totaled nearly $2 million in settlements, as well as extensive corrective action plans (CAPs). Concentra Health Services, a subsidiary of Humana, Inc., agreed to a $1.7 million settlement with HHS for alleged HIPAA violations related to a breach notification [...]