Copying Medical Records & Fee Approvals

The understatement of the decade may be that the medical record portion of the healthcare industry has changed. Over the past few years, DataFile has been tracking these changes and… Read More

Don’t Get Abused by “Mandatory” Insurance Reviews

We would like to address a common issue our clients face when it comes to insurance reviews/audits/HEDIS. Often third party companies try to bully practices into letting them come in… Read More

How to Put 3rd Party Retrieval Companies on Your Do Not Call List

When we talk to customers, a common grievance we hear is, “We’re being bombarded by third party retrieval companies wanting to know the status on their records requests. They call… Read More

Analog or eFaxing and HIPAA

We are often asked at DataFile about faxing medical records.  With the changes to HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules from the HITECH Act and the many permutations and combinations of… Read More

New DataFile White Paper: Reporting Obligations in Response to Subpoenas

Has your practice ever received a subpoena or court order requesting or requiring you to send a medical record, but you’re unsure of how to proceed? Or, perhaps you’ve had… Read More

HIPAA Violations Costing Healthcare Providers Millions

It is no secret that the changes to the HITECH Act have made tracking and reporting possible breaches of protected health information (PHI) an important function of operations at hospitals… Read More