Medical Billing and Coders Professional Liability
November 29th, 2016 - Find-A-Code
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The Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) calls for stiff fines and other penalties for not complying with patient privacy regulations. Lawsuits can also be brought against your firm for breach of confidentiality.
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