ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Follows up on "A Piece of Your Mind" (Nov/Dec 2002) by asking for more specific guidance on two topics FPM might cover.
Complying with the HIPAA privacy rule may seem trickier than pulling a rabbit out of a hat, but these forms should help.
How will the privacy rule affect your practice? We took that question and others to a health care attorney to find out.
The article provides an overview of the different software programs available for securing information stored on PDAs and also describes why users should install one of these programs.
The government will give you another year to comply with the transactions and code sets standards, but you have to ask for it.
If there’s a silver lining to the HIPAA regulations, it’s here. These standards can save your practice time and money.
Introduces the cover story on HIPAA security regulations, urges readers not to panic about HIPAA. Includes a box soliciting members of the Panel of Reader Representatives.
Every practice will have to comply with HIPAA. You can take the first step by performing a self-audit of your practice’s current security measures.
Now that the final privacy rules have been published, your practice can’t afford to ignore this legislation.