Patient Privacy in a Medical Practice Setting

With the advent of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, patient confidentiality and privacy has been on the minds of all medical practitioners. Gone are the days of leaving lab results on an answering machine or simply tossing...

Patient Collections in a Dicey Economy

Show Me the Money: Patient Collections in a Dicey Economy Anyone who has sat in the lobby of a medical office is well aware of the awkward moment at the window when the receptionist is attempting to collect for medical services rendered. The uncomfortable exchange...