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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

Patient Privacy:

Your Paper Records Still Present a Serious Security Weak Spot

Most breaches involve unauthorized access. Despite all the focus on cyber security and hacking incidents, the reported large breaches this February have reinforced the concern that paper records can cause just as much trouble in your HIPAA compliance as your electronic systems and devices. In February, there were 17 total breaches affecting 500 or more individuals, according to the HHS [...]