Patient medical records fees violating HIPAA standard, advocates say

Patient medical records fees violating HIPAA standard, advocates say Advocates are grilling healthcare providers over the prices they charge patients for electronic or printed medical records, claiming some fees may even go as far as to violate HIPAA rules. The American Health Information Management Association recently said health information managers should remove or reduce the…

Industry hopes for substantial changes for MU stage 3 proposed rule

Industry hopes for substantial changes for MU stage 3 proposed rule Stage 3 proposed rules are currently under review at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) – the last stop before being released for public comment. A description accompanying the rules suggest that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may revise the 2015…