tci Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement - 2007 Issue 11
INDUSTRY NOTES: Brochure Could Help You Avoid A Violation
Plus: New site may prevent communication gaps.If you have questions about what constitutes violations against patient privacy or civil rights, you should check out the Office of Civil Rights' (OCR) brochure, "Protecting Your Civil Rights in Health Care and Social Services and Your Health Information Privacy Rights." The brochure provides three critical reminders that might help your health care organization avoid a costly violation:1. Details on the OCR's enforcement of the anti-discrimination policy for organizations that receive money or other assistance from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Some organizations that might fall into...
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