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Month: April 2016

You can’t make up stupid – Challenges of Operational Implementation of HIPAA

Earlier today I had to go into the local hospital to make a payment on a family account. I presented the receptionist the check and account number, and she started the apparently tedious effort of applying the funds to the account. She then printed out a couple of sheets of paper that included an itemized list of medical services on two accounts that belonged to my wife. She then turned to me and ...
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