RE: Board of Directors - Workforce or Business Associates?

2003-01-16 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
not be workforce members. However, for compliance purposes we will assume that such personnel are members of the workforce if no business associate contract exists. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management

RE: Here is a good Privacy Issue that will cause problems

2003-01-16 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
people get hold of blank-prescriptions, innocent people may get hurt. Under HIPAA, our responsibility then becomes mitigation of the harm. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory

RE: HIPAA privacy and people

2003-01-18 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
to the (voluntary) HIPAA-consent, than it is to the more specific HIPAA-authorization. But, I would like to know your take on this matter. Thanks in advance. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http://www.CPIdirections.com CPI

RE: HIPAA privacy and people - comparison to 42 C.F.R. Part 2 (Al cohol and Drug Patient Privacy)

2003-01-20 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
Darrell, Thank you very much for this wonderful comparison of the HIPAA regulations to the signed-consent aspects of the AOD regulations (42 CFR part 2). This is very helpful to many of us who work in SAMHSA-funded programs. Best regards, Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer

HIPAA privacy and people - comparison to 42 C.F.R. Part 2 (Al cohol and Drug Patient Privacy)

2003-01-24 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
Darrell Vicki, Thank you very much for your discussions and insights. And, Yes, Darrell, I would appreciate the contact information for The Legal Action Center. Thanks again. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management

RE: Business Associate Question

2003-01-29 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http://www.CPIdirections.com CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West 15th Street, Suite 1922 New York, NY 10011 (212) 675-6367 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Recording Disclosures (was BA Agreement Questions)

2003-02-07 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
activities are part of the Health Plans health care operations.  Consequently, the State auditors would probably be construed as Business Associates of the Health Plan. How do others view this? I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief

RE: authorizations clarification

2003-02-07 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
Traci, To which NYS State regulation are you referring that requires such an authorization?  Please advise? Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http://www.CPIdirections.com

RE: Business contracts between CE

2003-02-24 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
in a CE capacity (for the provider), and no BAC between the provider and the clearinghouse would be required. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http

RE: BA contracts

2003-02-24 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
that such personnel are members of the workforce if no business associate contract exists. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http://www.CPIdirections.com CPI

RE: Are dieticians Business Associates?

2003-02-25 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
(defined under HIPAA as a health care operation), then the possibility exists for the dietician to be defined as a business associate. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http

RE: medical vendors as Business Associates

2003-02-26 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
-specified electronic transaction in regard to its services, the provider may be a CE. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West 15th

RE: Amendment Questions

2003-02-27 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
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RE: Hospital programs involving physician shadowing

2003-02-28 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
may actually need to have patients sign an authorization for the disclosure of PHI to the shadow students. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http://www.CPIdirections.com CPI

RE: Amendment Questions

2003-02-28 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
certainly like to hear from the folks at HHS and OCR about this one. I'll be at the HIPAA conference in Brooklyn tomorrow, and if I have an opportunity to ask, I will. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality

RE: Amendment Questions

2003-02-28 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West 15th Street, Suite 1922 New York, NY 10011 (212) 675-6367 [EMAIL PROTECTED] CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This E-Mail is intended only for the use

RE: Amendment Questions

2003-03-02 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West 15th Street, Suite 1922 New York, NY 10011 (212) 675-6367 [EMAIL PROTECTED] CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This E-Mail is intended

RE: Amendment Questions

2003-03-02 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
onerous, especially for PHI created prior to the compliance date. It will be very helpful when to see a clearly written statement from HHS. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs

RE: Fundraising Question

2003-03-08 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
. (Revising the NPP at a later date to include this possibility may be more onerous.) I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http://www.CPIdirections.com CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West

RE: NPP in Other Languages

2003-03-19 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
clients accordingly, that for most hospitals it will be the JCAHO or other Accreditor, NOT OCR, that will provide the initial findings of how well the HIPAA rules have been met by the hospital. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations

RE: psych notes

2003-03-21 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
remain under the lock-and-key of the writer of the note.  In the electronic world, user ID and password protections would probably be the minimum. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management

RE: Employee Assistance Program

2003-03-21 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
.  Rather, it depends on whether the covered entity obtains or creates the information in its capacity as employer or in its capacity as covered entity. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management

RE: Multiagency authorizations

2003-03-28 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
.  It could be that the need to execute the HIPAA-required authorization will NOT arise as often as your clinicians anticipate. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs CPI

RE: Requiring picture ID

2003-10-29 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
of the DRS. I hope that this helps, and please let me know if we may provide you with additional guidance or resources for integrating HIPAA into your Total Quality Management (TQM) process. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality

RE: Employee Access and Accounting of Disclosures

2003-11-01 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs http://www.CPIdirections.com CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West 15th Street, Suite 1922 New York, NY 10011 (212) 675-6367 [EMAIL PROTECTED] CONFIDENTIALITY

RE: is this practice O.K.?

2003-11-02 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
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RE: is this practice O.K.?

2003-11-02 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
of entity, such as a health plan. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West 15th Street, Suite 1922 New York, NY 10011 (212) 675-6367 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: is this practice O.K.?

2003-11-02 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs CPI Directions, Inc. 10 West 15th Street, Suite 1922 New York, NY 10011 (212) 675-6367 [EMAIL PROTECTED] CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This E-Mail is intended only for the use

RE: business associate - yes or no?

2003-11-10 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
not change the (apparent) fact that PHI is being shared with the contractor as part of the patient's treatment process. Are there other factors here that are as yet unstated? I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality

RE: HIPAA Job Shadowing

2003-11-12 Thread Matthew Rosenblum
, your organization may actually need to have patients sign an authorization for the disclosure of PHI to the shadow students. I hope that this helps. Your questions are always welcome. Matt Matthew Rosenblum Chief Operations Officer Privacy, Quality Management Regulatory Affairs