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Medical Billing For Therapist – What You Need To Know

Medical Billing For Therapist – What You Need To Know A large number of therapists are entering into the world of private practice nowadays, without having a complete understanding of the essential elements that are required for the success of a business in the long run. And, one of the major and often the most …

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Text Messaging and Being HIPAA Compliant

Text Messaging and Being HIPAA Compliant Today, many doctors use mobile messaging as a useful tool to collaborate, communicate with coworkers, organize appointments, and even send test findings to patients. Patients rely on smartphone apps for appointment scheduling and updates and, thanks to the rise of telemedicine, technology is also being used for ongoing care …

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Social media and staying HIPAA compliant. What you need to know.

Social media can be a pitfall of security and privacy leaks for health companies Social media has become a very powerful and valuable tool, whether for personal or business use. Also, nowadays, more often than not, people have the need and desire to use social media on a continual basis throughout the day. Historically, medical …

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Using Windows 7 on computers? You are in HIPAA violation!

Running computers with Windows 7 is HIPAA violation as of Jan 15, 2020 End of Life for Windows 7 Windows 7 was launched by Microsoft in October 2009. Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 on January 13, 2015, but extended support was extended until January 14, 2020. From Microsoft’s website: Windows 7 support ended on January 14, 2020 If any of …

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Is your email HIPAA Compliant? What you need to know

There are many free email solutions available these days. @Gmail.com, @outlook.com. @yahoo.com amongst others. But did you know that using those emails for PHI (Protected Health Information) exposes you to violating HIPAA guidelines? Breaking down the HIPAA Guidelines for email The answer to ‘Is your email HIPAA compliant’ boils down to understanding HIPAA guidelines. HIPAA …

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