Who Needs an NPI Number, and How to Get an NPI Number?

Who needs an NPI number, and how to get an NPI number A 2022 updated guide

When becoming a healthcare service provider, there are a number of steps that should be taken to ensure proper compliance while considering a variety of standards, such as insurance credentialing and HIPAA. However, taking all these steps is crucial to ensure as HIPAA compliance is a critical standard that can give you the smoothest reimbursement …

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What are the Costs of HIPAA Compliance and Implementation?

Hippa Compliance

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. It has two main purposes: to provide continuous health insurance coverage for workers, who lose or change their job, and to reduce the administrative burdens and cost of healthcare by standardizing …

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Three Boston Medical Hospitals Violated the HIPAA Policy for Filming ‘Boston Med’, Get Charged with $999,000

September 20th, 2018, three Boston hospitals were fined by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR). All three of the hospital authorities are facing charges for violating HIPAA policy by allowing film crew on the premises with strict patient privacy, without their authorization. Namely, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Boston …

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