Q: When dealing with a public health emergency, which disclosures are permitted to the media and which are not? Does HIPAA allow for any identifiable information to be disclosed to news organizations if the intention is to protect the public at large?
The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for everyone, but medical professionals who are working directly with sick patients—and in turn putting themselves and potentially their families at risk—face unique levels of trauma.
Q: If our organization failed to provide the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) or the Important Message from Medicare (IM) form to a patient during the chaos of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, should we avoid submitting a Medicare claim for the case?
From community chat hours to virtual events, these leaders are guiding HIM through the crisis and setting an example that HIM professionals can apply in their organizations. Find out how the HIM community is fostering innovation and building resilience.