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Pediatric Coding Alert

Patient Privacy:
Bust These 4 PHI Disclosure-Related Myths

Hint: Patients should be allowed access to their records. Healthcare consultants report that most practices’ HIPAA policies fall into one of two extremes—those lax practices that ask a patient to sign a privacy form and then never implement any serious HIPAA policies, and those stringent offices that don’t disclose any information to anyone. Both strategies could get you into  hot [...]