Hiring a Billing Company – Compliance Plan (Part 3)
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Hiring a Billing Company – Compliance Plan (Part 3)

Hiring a Billing Company

Does the Billing Company Have a Compliance Plan? One of the most important components of doing your due diligence in hiring a billing company is to ensure that they have an active compliance plan. In fact, having a compliance plan should be a hiring requirement. Having a compliance plan is imperative and, at the least, Read more

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Hiring a Billing Company – Pricing Guideline And Contract Terms (Part 2)

Hiring a Billing Company

Pricing Guideline In “Hiring a Billing Company – Due Diligence (Part 1)” we discussed the steps in determining a suitable billing company for your practice. One key point in deciding the best fit is to ensure that you are going to save money and also increase your revenue. At this stage of your due diligence Read more

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NEW! HIPAA Changes – Are You Compliant?

HIPAA Compliance

On January 17, 2013, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), issued the long-anticipated final omnibus amendments to the Privacy, Security, Breach Notification, and Enforcement Rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). These amendments became effective as of March 26, 2013, and compliance with applicable Read more

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Do You Need a Business Associate Agreement for a Web-based Scheduling Software?

HIPAA Compliance

Q: Do you need to have a business associate agreement with your online appointment scheduling service? A: Yes. In a recent case, a physician group in Arizona reached a $100,000 settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In addition, the group had to take corrective action to implement policies and procedures Read more

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