Facilities need to know how to respond to documentation requests as part of any Medicare audit or review. Preparing a complete and proper reply makes all the difference in the outcome or results of those audits and reviews.
According to the 2019 edition of IBM Security and Ponemon Institute’s annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, data breaches cost the healthcare sector an average of 65% more per record than they cost any other industry.
Q: We still use a color-coded filing system at my organization that uses specific colors to identify patient types, like whether an individual is a Medicaid/CHIP patient. These files are mostly used for billing documentation. Because the colors identify patient type, would this be considered a HIPAA violation?
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