At a time when medical practices are finding it difficult to meet the Privacy and Security requirements of HIPAA, changes brought in with the Omnibus Final Rule has increased their pressure. The changes have been introduced to enhance patients’ access to their medical records and boost the privacy of medical history but it has also increased work load for physicians.
With $1.5 million being charged as fine for security breaches, the new changes will have to be taken seriously if practices don’t want to face penalties and damage their reputation. A plan will have to be developed for implementing the required changes in a proper manner.
With so many requirements to be fulfilled, lack of time, money and trained staff can pose various issues for physicians in successful implementation of HIPAA Omnibus rule. In order to avoid the possibility of security breaches and damage to reputation, many practices are hiring medical billing services to sail through the HIPAA changes. A HIPAA compliant billing company will ensure you of the following:
Medicalbillersandcoders.com is the largest consortium of billers and coders, offering HIPAA compliant medical billing services to practices across 50 states in the US. The team at MBC is constantly updated with billing reforms and HIPAA norms to ensure coding and billing accuracy. Our aim is to help practices maximize reimbursements by streamlining medical billing and achieving HIPAA compliance.Back