Posts Tagged ‘HIPAA’

What You Need to Know About HIPAA Compliant Coding

Medical coding is no ordinary business. In the U.S. healthcare landscape, data privacy and security rules the roost and coders are considered to be the strongest pillars. While shuffling through the sensitive information, medical coding specialists should have the expertise on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and overlooking the same, could lead…


The Importance of HIPAA Compliance in Medical Billing

Security breaches—in the sensitive industry of healthcare—are always bad news. When patients’ data privacy and confidentiality go berserk, ripples can be felt across the entire trillion-dollar healthcare industry. Clients will lose confidence and profitability can take a serious hit. Security issues plague medical billing on a regular basis. There are countless stories making the rounds…


The Importance of Periodic Training in Medical Billing & Coding

Medical billing and coding are the two engines which keep the healthcare system going. The healthcare industry won’t be able to function competently with transmitting important data without these 2 parts. In fact without proper medical billing and coding, healthcare providers possibly have a hard time to get their payment for the service they provided.…


Why Choosing an ISO 27001:2013 Certified Medical Billing Company is so Important?

One of the pillars upon which the entire US healthcare industry is founded is trust. Beyond trust, some may say that it’s about privacy and confidentiality. Understanding the sensitive nature of patient-data, maintaining strict confidentiality of patient records, complying with the stringent demands of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) that, among other things,…