Anatomy IT Blog

Surprise Billing for Outpatient Office and ASC Providers

April 22, 2022

If you’re lost on how to comply with the new Surprise Billing requirements, you’re not alone. Though they went into effect on January 1, 2022, many are still confused about…

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HIPAA Tip: HIPAA Myths

April 19, 2022

Myth #1: Emailing patient data or Protected Health Information (PHI) is covered by the HIPAA Rule but text messaging is not. This could not be further from the truth! Email…

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HIPAA TIP: Recognized Security Practices

April 12, 2022

An amendment to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law on Jan. 5, 2021, directing U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) to…

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Electronic Case Reporting Requirements Explained

April 6, 2022

Electronic case reporting (eCR) is now required under the MIPS Promoting Interoperability (PI) category and in hospital and facility Promoting Interoperability Programs (PIP). Many clinicians are not familiar with what…

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HIPAA TIP: Ransomware Resources

April 1, 2022

Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering these files and the systems they rely on unusable. Malicious actors then demand ransom in…

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2022 MIPS Ophthalmology Claims Reporting

March 23, 2022

Avoiding a MIPS penalty using claims reporting for Quality is getting increasingly difficult. While transitioning to electronic reporting is the safest way forward, it isn’t an instantaneous process. That’s why…

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HIPAA TIP: Minimum Necessary Requirement

March 22, 2022

The “minimum necessary” standard of the HIPAA Privacy Rule is derived from confidentiality codes and practices in common use today. It is based on “sound current practice” that Protected Health…

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CMS Evaluating Cataract Cost Measure

March 16, 2022

CMS is opening eight episode-based cost measures, including the Cataract Cost measure, for public comment and reevaluation. Feedback and comments are due by May 28, 2022 at 11:59 pm ET.…

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HIPAA TIP: Tabletop Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Tests

March 15, 2022

A tabletop test is a meeting to review and discuss a simulated emergency situation and concrete plans to manage the fine details of the occurrence, and aftermath of a natural…

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