Must provide 24 hours turnaround including coding and data entry upon receipt of daily designated record set
to code, for the first 500 records daily.
In addition, new HIPAA privacy and security rules that are part of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) require them to provide patients with the separate right to an "accounting of disclosures" that "would provide additional information about the disclosure of designated record set
information, whether hard-copy or electronic, to persons outside the covered entity and its business associates for certain purposes (e.
The second offers individuals a new right to receive a written "access report" that describes uses and disclosures of their PHI made through an "electronic designated record set
The medical record or designated record set
should be amended within 30-90 days of the discovery of the error (Torrey, 2009).
Again, the legal health record is a subset of the information generated in the course of care, as specified by the facility's designated record set
The application consists of over 110 screens with extensive features, including disclosure recording, disclosure file import, disclosure restrictions, disclosure accounting, disclosure accounting suspension, designated record set
definition, PHI access, PHI amendment, authorization management, notice of privacy practices management, confidential communications management, privacy complaint processing, automated letter generation, document management, workflow management, rule-based decision support, invoice management, and external system integration.
For example, quality assessment or improvement records, patient safety activity records, and business planning, development and management records that are used for business decisions more generally rather than to make decisions about individuals such as a hospitals peer review files, practitioner or provider performance evaluations, or a health plans quality control records that are used to improve customer service, or formulary development records are typically not considered part of a designated record set
It requires health plans to provide individuals with written notice informing them of how protected information will be used and disclosed, as well as with a right of access to inspect, copy and amend protected health information maintained in designated record sets