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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:

Don't Forget Former Staff for HIPAA Compliance

You still have to worry about employees’ laptops and portable devices when it comes to HIPAA — even if they aren’t employees anymore. Case in point: A home burglary sparked a breach incident for St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, Mass. Thieves stole a former employee’s laptop and thumb drive that contained 595 patients’ protected health information, according to attorney [...]