FAQ-Worker’s Compensation

Worker’s Compensation FAQs Q: How does the office determine what type of workers’ compensation claim to file (e.g., State or Federal)? A: By asking where the patient works.  If they tell us they work at the Post Office, the chiropractic office staff gathers information to bill Federal Workers’ Compensation. If the patient indicates s/he works...
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Workers’ Compensation Disclosures & HIPAA

HIPAA Allowed Disclosures in Workers’ Comp The HIPAA Privacy Rule does not apply to workers’ compensation insurers, workers’ compensation administrative agencies, or employers except to the extent they may otherwise be covered entities. However, The Privacy Rule acknowledges the need for insurers and other entities involved in the workers’ compensation systems to have access to...
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HIPAA Record Retention & Disposal

What to Do When Time is Up Many have wondered if the HIPAA Privacy rule requires covered entities to keep patient’s records for a set period of time. The answer according to Health and Human Services (HHS) is “No, the HIPAA Privacy Rule does not include medical record retention requirements.” Rather, State laws generally govern...
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HIPAA Training Packet

Customized Resources KMC University has created a training packet to accompany the HIPAA initial training. The packet also includes an introduction letter for the workforce member. The compliance officer should customize the Introduction to HIPAA Training Letter prior to assigning the training to the workforce member. Customization should include the practice information, the compliance team...
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HIPAA Training for Workforce Members

This tutorial will provide your staff an overview of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule along with practical application of certain aspects of HIPAA. It is not intended to make HIPAA experts out of your staff. The focus is on identifying protected health information and acknowledging patient rights listed in the Notice of Privacy Practices....
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HIPAA Training Requirements

What Should It Include? HIPAA requires that both covered entities and business associates provide HIPAA training to all workforce members that handle Protected Health Information (PHI). Even small offices need to train personnel on HIPAA. Both doctors and team members need to be trained if they work with PHI. The guidelines don’t specify a minimum...
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