RE: Onsite Employer clinic impacts when the employer is a covered entity health plan

2003-03-27 Thread Tucci-Kaufhold, Ruth A.
Title: Message "... self-funded, self-administered ERISA plan..." === this is defined as a health plan in the transactions rule ... therefore a Covered Entity. "...Clinic Staff Members" === are they licensed, providers of healthcare services as defined

Covered Entity or not

2003-02-03 Thread BSusan4002
Everyone, We can argue all day long whether or not we are a covered entity, but I think it makes good business decision to agree that you are if you send in claims and be done with it. Look at this situation, I don't know if many doctors or support staff realize this: Anytime a claim is sent

RE: Covered Entity or Not

2003-02-03 Thread rachelmcass
of that designation? Can they avoid designating the assisted living as a covered component or entity? I've got a handle on this Privacy thing, and even the covered entity thing, but have just recently had questions regarding the definition of hybrid and affiliated entities. Seems a little tricky

Re: Covered Entity or not

2003-02-03 Thread Doug Webb
[EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WEDI SNIP Privacy Workgroup List Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 09:19 AM Subject: Covered Entity or not Everyone,We can argue all day long whether or not we are a covered entity, but I think it makes good business decision to agree that you are i

RE: Covered Entity or Not

2003-02-02 Thread Rachel Foerster
Voice: 847-872-8070 Fax: 847-872-6860 eMail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.rfa-edi.com -Original Message- From: Noel Chang [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2003 8:19 PM To: WEDI SNIP Privacy Workgroup List Subject: Re: Covered Entity or Not Charles

Re: Covered Entity or Not

2003-02-02 Thread William J. Kammerer
the image of the Word document to the payer. Does that count as an electronic transaction? Does that now make me a covered entity? Will I now get in trouble, facing onerous fines and penalties? That would be a hoot, considering that Clearinghouses think they can (and undoubtedly will) dump claims

Re: Covered Entity or Not

2003-02-02 Thread Zon Owen
er federal and state laws affect your requirements for those. Hope that helps! - Zon Owen - (808)597-8493 - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]To: "WEDI SNIP Privacy Workgroup List" [EMAIL PROTECTED]Sent: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 10:57:47 -0500Subject: Covered Entity o

RE: Covered Entity or Not

2003-02-02 Thread Scott F Kimbel
Inc. 866-598-2593 -Original Message- From: William J. Kammerer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Sunday, February 02, 2003 11:54 AM To: WEDI SNIP Privacy Workgroup List Subject: Re: Covered Entity or Not I believe you - I've heard nonsense interpretations along those lines

Re: Covered Entity or Not

2003-02-01 Thread Noel Chang
Charles, The definition of a covered entity entails more than just filing electronic claims. There are several covered transactions and if you conduct any of them electronically then you are a CE and must comply with HIPAA. For a complete list of covered transactions refer

Covered Entity or Not

2003-01-31 Thread Charles_Carnahan
At a meeting yesterday of our parent organization's privacy officers we had a discussion I'd appreciate some feedback on. One of the organizations is a long-term care/retirement facility that indicated they do not bill electronically. Therefore they are not a covered entity. However, after

RE: Covered Entity or Not

2003-01-31 Thread Boyle, Joan
A provider is a covered entity under HIPAA if the provider sends any of the HIPAA mandated transactions electronically. Once a provider sends one of these transactions, he/she is in and must comply with the privacy and security requirements of HIPAA as well as those for the electronic

Re: Covered Entity or Not

2003-01-31 Thread Leah Hole-Curry
The answer is in the covered entity definition found at 160.103 Covered entity means...A health care provider who transmits any health information in electronic form in connection with a transaction covered by this subchapter So the transmission must be in connection with a standard transaction