Coronavirus disease had a huge impact on various aspects of our lives including a whole range of medical services. Since the risk of transmission is high in crowded places and people with comorbidity risks have a higher susceptibility to the disease, many healthcare providers and patients preferred postponing the hospital visits of patients who didn’t […]
What Is HIPAA and Its Privacy Rule?
If you are a person in the healthcare-allied services, you must be aware of HIPAA and its privacy rule. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is legislation that provides security provisions and data privacy norms to keep patients’ information safe. As a medical coding professional, you must have knowledge of HIPAA in general and […]
Healthcare Documentation in Virtual Doctor Visits
Gone are the days when patients waited in a crowded area to consult their doctor. The advancement in technology coupled with the necessity to avoid crowds due to the COVID-19 pandemic has spiked up the use of virtual doctor visits or telemedicine. There is a huge benefit of telemedicine in the form of cost reduction […]