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Proposed changes to an individual (patient’s) right of access, part 2

Feb. 16, 2022 / By Kelly Long, BS, CPC, CPCO, CAPM

The intent for an individual’s right of access to their protected health information (PHI) is to allow the easing of some administrative requirements, the removal of certain provisions of the […]

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Proposed changes to an individual (patient’s) right of access

Jan. 12, 2022 / By Kelly Long, BS, CPC, CPCO, CAPM

Throughout my 25 years working in the health care industry, I have always had a passion for compliance; and my career path reflects that passion. As a 3M HIS compliance […]

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RAC compliance audits redux?

April 7, 2021 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

I had to smile when I saw the article in the March 3, 2021 RAC Monitor titled “Expect More Medical Record Audits Under Biden.” Compliance activities took a bit of […]

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AI Talk: Strategic Plan and fancy cart

Nov. 6, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Federal Health IT Strategic Plan The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published their latest five-year strategic plan for the 2020-2025 period. I’ve reviewed […]

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Healthcare price transparency: Are we getting closer?

April 5, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Do patients have the right to know the price of healthcare services before they receive them? This is the question that the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is […]

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Nine things to know as Partnership for Patients faces its next permutation

June 4, 2018 / By Kristine Daynes

HHS is adapting yet again of one of its most widespread quality initiatives, called Partnership for Patients. Will it be more of the same or a whole new game? HHS […]

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Assessing interoperability for MACRA: Our response to the Health & Human Services RFI

July 15, 2016 / By Amy Sheide

Congress has declared a national objective to achieve widespread exchange of electronic health information nationwide by December 31, 2018. By this July, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services […]

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Why are we hoarding quality measures?

Aug. 31, 2015 / By Kristine Daynes

It’s hard to get rid of something you use but don’t like, even if it’s no longer practical. Things that are familiar have a lot of staying power. That may […]