The Risk Management Reference Guide is a comprehensive tool developed for medical office practices and clinics. It is updated frequently and contains information required for day-to-day operations. Included are topics such as HIPAA requirements, medical record retention rules, patient dismissal procedures, patient tracking and follow-up, and “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of the collection process and documentation. Also included are samples of a variety of check lists, forms, incident reports, and letters to patients.
The specific recommendations in this guide are designed to be of use to physicians, practice managers and medical office staff.