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Question: Are physicians and doctor’s offices/clinics prohibited from maintaining patient medical charts outside of exam rooms? Answer: No. The HIPAA Privacy Rule does not prohibit covered entities from engaging in common and important health care practices; nor does it specify … Continue reading
Question: Is there a regulation or standard that requires protocols and order sets (vaccine administration, order sets) to be approved by the Medical Executive Committee? Answer: Yes, there are CMS regulations and Joint Commission standards that require protocols to be … Continue reading
Question: Under MQSA, what medical records are facilities required to maintain and for how long should these records be kept? Answer: Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program (MQSA) is concerned with medical records related to actual original mammograms (films) and … Continue reading