The HIPAA Omnibus Rule has brought significant changes to the HIPAA landscape for covered entities (CE) and their business associates (BA).
With the use of EHRs on the rise, so too is inappropriate use of EHR functionality.
HIM and IT leaders nationwide are feeling the stress from an overwhelming number of large-scale projects. This stress is often related to problems associated with prioritization, timelines, schedules, and disruptions.
While some organizations and associations have been advocating another ICD-10 extension, others are embracing the change and diving headfirst into coding with the new system.
Ensuring that medical records meet the requirements for the Joint Commission's Record of Care, Treatment, and Services (RC) chapter is important.