Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete and accurate documentation. That's not a surprise to any coding professional. They need those two elements to successfully code any medical record.
Q: I am familiar with the HIPAA Security Rule requiring information system review audits. Are there any HIPAA Privacy Rule requirements?other than to perform audits?that require the examination of inappropriate access for an alleged breach? Currently, our security team performs monthly information system review audits and issues reports to leadership on a quarterly basis. Will this suffice, or are there audits that the privacy team should perform as well?