tci Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement - 2017 Issue 19
Clip And Save: Make These 7 Tips Part of Your Disaster IT Protocols
Hint: Store your back-ups at an offsite location for added protection. This hurricane season has been one for the record books, and many Medicare providers have been working overtime to assist patients through the chaos, despite downed systems and destroyed offices. Plan ahead now for the next big disaster — smart and detailed preparation ensures less of a headache later. The protection of protected health information (PHI) and electronic protected health information (ePHI) falls under HIPAA, ensuring that patients’ privacy and security aren’t compromised. But it’s more than that because “the availability and integrity of such...
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