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Unformatted text preview: or close the glass separaTng the waiTng room ²rom the recepTon area and speak in a low clear voice. Also, when making copies make sure you get the original and replace it back in its fle. ProtecTng a paTent’s health in²ormaTon is not just ²or moral standards but it is the law. Disclosing a paTent’s in²ormaTon could result in fnes and imprisonment. ±he in²ormaTon in a paTents fle is legal documents. It is your responsibility as a Billing and Coder to uphold these standards. “What I may see or hear in the course o² the treatment or even outside o² the treatment in the regard to the li²e o² men, which on no account one must spread abroad, I will keep to mysel² holding such things shame²ul to be spoken about.” (HIPPOCRA±ES, 400 B.C.)...
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- Fall '15
- Physician, patients privacy, Medical Office deals