Articles by: Jason Baker

HHS OCR – HIPAA Security Rule

HHS OCR – HIPAA Security Rule

For more tips on complying with the HIPAA Security Rule & other HIPAA requirements, please visit http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/….

Under the HIPAA Security Rule, health care providers and their business associates are required to keep patients’ health information private. Watch this video to learn how to create a plan to comply with the Security Rule to avoid fines and penalties.

ICD-10 Coding Basics

ICD-10 Coding Basics

Since this video was published, HHS issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10.

In this MLN Connects™ video, Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) provides a basic introduction to ICD-10 coding.
– Similarities and differences from ICD-9
– ICD-10 code structure
– Coding process and examples – 7th Character – Placeholder “x” – Excludes notes – Unspecified codes – External cause codes

Visit the video detail web page for links to the slide presentation and written transcript: http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Educa….

We accept comments in the spirit of our comment policy: http://newmedia.hhs.gov/standards/com

As well, please view the HHS Privacy Policy: http://www.hhs.gov/Privacy.html

The HIPAA Omnibus Rule

The HIPAA Omnibus Rule

Important changes have been made to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule. Business associates and their subcontractors have new liability, and HIPAA covered entities have new requirements. Watch this video to learn more about the rule changes. Act today to comply by September 23, 2013.

Post with Gallery

Post with Gallery

This is some dummy copy. You’re not really supposed to read this dummy copy, it is just a place holder for people who need some type to visualize what the actual copy might look like if it were real content.

If you want to read, I might suggest a good book, perhaps Hemingway or Melville. That’s why they call it, the dummy copy. This, of course, is not the real copy for this entry. Rest assured, the words will expand the concept. With clarity. Conviction. And a little wit.

In today’s competitive market environment, the body copy of your entry must lead the reader through a series of disarmingly simple thoughts.

1 2