Because compliance covers so many areas of a healthcare provider practice, a more thorough explanation is found in Section F-Compliance in the Behavioral Health MultiBook. Generally, healthcare providers need to understand:
For some time, the ChiroCode Institute, InstaCode Institute and their consultants have warned subscribers that when it comes to HIPAA compliance, it’s not just the names and addresses that matter—it’s the compliance.
September 23rd, 2013 was the deadline for HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule compliance. It seems to have just snuck up on everybody. We have spoken with some clincis who say that they don't need to worry about it because ”they are just a small practice.” Please, do not wait any longer to get compliant!
Finding the right supportive and productive staff is essential to every healthcare office. Knowing how to find the right people and keep them must be balanced with state and federal regulations regarding employees. You need to be concerned about: