Category Archives: HIPAA (General)

Medical Billing

Medical Billing is a job that is becoming very popular, as long as there are people living there will be a need for doctors and hospital and in turn a need for someone to handle all of the billing documents. Medical billing can be quit easy once you get used to the typing and using…

keeping up with software

Every clinic, hospital has there own software program that they use. Whatever program they choose there are a certain amounts of requirements and updates that they have to do on a regular basis. Sometimes during routine updates and such it will cause their systems to be down for awhile.

Should our government giving out free insurance?

I meant would it be a better way to follow the European political style, giving its citizens free insurance, instead they bought the insurance on their own. Since there are a large number of citizens either can’t afford a health insurance, or they rather save that money, because they see that health insurance won’t be…

Finding the right kind of health insurance

Finding the right kind of health insurance is a difficult and daunting task to do. But it can be done and it must be done. Everyone needs health insurance. wheather your self-employed or you work for someone, if you work for a company I would check there first to see what kind of benefits you…

Hippa

My boyfriend was having trouble with his insurance and so I thought I would get to the bottom of it. When I called his insurance company, they instructed me to call his old insurance company to get a certificate of prior coverage. When I called I talked to a man and I told him what…

Trust Digital Provides HIPAA Security For CSL Behring’s HeliTrax System

September 15, 2008 MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trust Digital, the leading enterprise mobility management provider, announced on 15 sep that CSL Behring has deployed its mobility management platform to secure the HeliTraxSM system.HeliTraxSM is a web-based application that instantly and easily tracks patient’s medical data that indclude’s patient records, contact information and detailed test data including medical…

Creditable coverage under HIPAA

Majority of health coverages are creditable coverage like coverage under a group health plan, individual health insurance policy… The creditable coverage does not include coverage consisting solely of excepted benefits like coverage solely for limited scope dental. Days in a waiting period (no coverage) are not creditable coverage under the plan, nor are these days taken into account when…

Form to read carefully

It s true that HIPAA serves to protect our data but it s hard to read and understand all those little paragraph at least if you dont work or study medicine and when you ask the nurse about more details they seem to get bored to this question. Like everything, read carefully and dont hesitate to ask…

Celebrities and HIPAA

Everyone has the right to privacy regardless of class and status in the society. This applies to the celebrities as well. Even if their lives have been like open books to the media and the public, they are still accorded their right to privacy. It has been on the news recently about the alleged selling…

HIPPA-UGGH!

Yes, we all have a right to privacy in our lives. But the HIPPA regulations today have made it hard for caregivers of the elderly and disabled. My mother is the caregiver of my aunt. My aunt is 86 years old and has been admitted to a skilled nursing home facility. Additionally, my mother has…

HIPPA HIPPA no HURRAY!

It seems like every time myself or my kids go to the doctor there are HIPPA forms that have to be signed! I just do not get it. I usually just sign them and not read what the forms say….Until 2 days ago I took my daughter to an appointment and the receptionist told me…

Dispose of Sensitive Information Carefully

From the title one could assume that I’m talking to the average person. After all, millions of people throw away old passports, ids, checkbooks, credit card applications and other information that could allow a thief to steal their identity. But believe it or not I’m talking about large companies and hospitals, people and places that…

Consumers Concerned About Medical Records

It seems that consumers grow more fearful everyday about the privacy of their medical records a new survey shows. Besides falling into the wrong hands they are afraid of fraud, theft and a host of other problems that keep them up at night. The survey commissioned by EpicTide and conducted by The Benchmarking Company, an…

More Access Is Necessary

A new survey shows that many Americans want more to access to their health care files because they feel that this would help cut down on the errors and improve overall health care quality by giving them an e-copy. However they are afraid that this could lead to fraud if this file gets into the…

Not By Deceptive Means

The US Senate has passed a new law that would make it illegal to get your hands on phone number if you got them by being deceptive. That’s great. However I noticed that this only came up after the whole Hewlitt Packard problem that was going on. I somehow doubt it had much to do…