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How Much Should Record Access Cost?: Debating HIPAA Access Rule for Entities

How much should access to a medical record cost? It is a thorny and complicated question since access comes in many forms. For instance, is an individual requesting a copy of their record for personal use, or to send to … Continue reading

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A Year of Uncertainty: Healthcare in Flux

Healthcare experienced a large degree of uncertainty and fluctuation in 2017. Almost no day passed without news of action or activity impacting the industry. All of the back and forth left healthcare buffeted and ready for a rest. Unfortunately, that … Continue reading

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Cost Conundrum for Value Based Care

The healthcare system is rapidly adopting alternative payment methodologies and overall moving away from the traditional fee for service system. The primary form of alternative payment is value based care, which is also broadly categorized as paying for quality as … Continue reading

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