RE: When to have the patient sign an authorization

2003-01-20 Thread Deborah Campbell
Jill, I'm not sure how a provider could have them sign an authorization when they arrive unless they already knew they would need one for a specific event. The regs say the authorization must be for a specific event or time period. I'm not sure you can get away with a blanket authorization.

RE: When to have the patient sign an authorization

2003-01-20 Thread Klayer Geni
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RE: When to have the patient sign an authorization

2003-01-20 Thread Rachel Foerster
I believe that HIPAA requires any authorization to expire either on a specific date or at a specific event. An event expiration could in fact, be upon the individual's demise. Unfortunately I don't have a specific cite from the rag on this. Rachel Foerster Principal Rachel Foerster Associates,