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An Unnecessary Privacy Risk?: Online Nursery Photos

Privacy and security of personal information are topics of constant discussion inside and outside of healthcare. Current events keep the heat on as one or the other never strays very far from headlines. The Facebook breach/expected use of data (angle … Continue reading

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Mixing It Up: HIPAA Hybrid Entities

When it comes to HIPAA compliance, no stone can be left unturned. The most recent HIPAA settlement announced by the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) in the Federal Department of Health and Human Services continues the trend of using settlement … Continue reading

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Don’t Submit Bills for Student Services – Ever!

Recently, some medical practices have had to reimburse the government for bills that showed that students, rather than physicians or licensed practitioners, had furnished services to Medicare beneficiaries. Apparently, some practitioners believe that if the supervising physician or midlevel provider … Continue reading

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