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State-by-State Guide of Medical Record Copying Fees

The Omnibus Rule, effective September 23rd, 2013, allows for the identification of labor costs for copying PHI, whether in paper or electronic form, which can include a reasonable cost-based fee for time spent creating and copying the file, defined by Federal Law and vary state by state. Read on to view a guide of the current laws active in each.

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PHI Access Guidelines: Requests for Access

In part one of our PHI Access Guidelines series, we discussed general access rules for a patient's medical record under HIPAA Guidelines, the definition of a designated record set and what makes someone a patient's personal representative. Part two will cover components of requesting access to medical records under HIPAA Guidelines.

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PHI Access Guidelines: General Access

When a patient wants to request their medical records, many wonder what exactly their rights are under HIPAA guidelines. What parts of a medical record are patients allowed to access? What are patients allowed to do with those records?

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Learning and Growth from Both Sides of An Internship

Three years ago, I had the opportunity to hire my first interns. Nashville Entrepreneur Organization had teamed up with Vanderbilt University and their football program to offer their players paid internships at our local businesses. Personally, I have no interest in sports, but something told me I needed to go to the initial meeting.

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MediCopy Believes in Nashville

Believing in your city and community takes more than positive thoughts, it takes action and commitment. Through equal opportunity employment, internships, shadow programs and volunteer work, MediCopy strives to create opportunities for different kinds of people who call this community their own.

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MediCopy Joins Tennessee Thrives

MediCopy is proud to be a member of the newly formed Tennessee Thrives, a coalition of businesses supporting policies that protect customers and employees from discrimination, "regardless of age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity."

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Why Using MediCopy Is Beneficial For Patients

At some point, you may need to request your medical records and your doctor's office may be partnered with MediCopy to complete this request. As a patient, the first question you may ask is: WHY? Why did your doctor's office decide to outsource this task to a different company?

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MGMA16 is Almost Here! Register Now!

The Medical Group Management Association Annual Conference begins in less than a week and we want to see you there at Booth 1706! This year's conference will be held a the Moscone Center in San Francisco from Oct. 30th to Nov. 2nd, celebrating the 90th anniversary of bringing thousands of healthcare leaders together.

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Startups To Watch From Collision 2016

A few members of our Business Development team had the opportunity to attend the 2016 Collision Conference in New Orleans and it was quite the experience! Our BD team definitely caught the excitement that filled the conference, as so many startups worked to get their name and products to the masses.

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HITECH Act & The Future of Meaningful Use

​In January at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, CMS acting administrator Andy Slavitt explained that soon meaningful use would be "replaced with something better". He went on to say that "programs designed to improve often distract..."

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