Learn what alternative payment model (APM) activities entail and what to measure and benchmark. As published in the Journal of AHIMA, July to August 2018.
Instead of spending more money on security technology, hospitals should consider taking a broader scope of people and processes, such as implementing risk management frameworks (like NIST) and partnering with external threat groups, such as InfoGuard and the FBI. (Video: 9 min.)
HIPAA has expanded liability for business associates and their subcontractors. Law firms are business associates and subcontractors to many covered-entity clients. In these roles, law firms may now be held directly liable for HIPAA compliance failures.
A true APM offering creates clinical and financial integration that helps with federal and state antitrust compliance, redundant care, positive clinical outcomes, and cost reduction. Consider these changes in operations and thought processes as your organization transitions from fee-for-service to APM reimbursement.
Learn the current state of healthcare data privacy and security, legal issues that need attention, risks of the growing use of remote technologies, health and wearable technology, and finally cybersecurity insurance as a way to mitigate the financial costs of breach.
The concept of “low-hanging fruit” is a motivational factor in Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) audits. But just because you have a code doesn’t mean it’s covered. Not knowing the rules can land you in jail.
Enterprise risk management is a tall order, as healthcare organization strive in earnest to mitigate their exposure to a wide array of threats and uncertainties. But what if there was a roadmap already written that could help guide the way?
When it comes to notification of breaches of patient medical information, federal and state laws vary. Providers treating patients from other states also may have regulatory burdens that they are unaware of. Understand the differences between regulatory schemes and how to comply.
Can we learn anything from the systematic approach to fall risk prevention and apply those lessons to the pandemic of email phishing risk? Here are top strategies.
A picture might say 1,000 words, but in the case of cyber-security, statistics speak millions. Reducing cyber-risk for healthcare organizations can (and should) come from many different angles. Here are eight ways to jumpstart your cyber protection.