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Know Thy Docs
The consequences of provider duplicates can have far-reaching effects throughout a health care organization.

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ROI Demands on the Rise
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HIPAA Settlement Shines Light on Importance of Audit Controls

AHDI Announces New Career Map for Health Care Documentation Sector

Blog Speak

Four Health Care Privacy Officer Best Practices

It's Time to Grade Data Breach Responses

Meaningful Use: A View From the Penalty Box

Spotlight on Information Governance

Invisible Information Governance

Getting Your IG Initiative Off the Ground

Legal Concerns in Information Governance

By the Numbers


According to a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services report, recovery audit contractors (RACs) identified and corrected this number of claims in fiscal year 2015, resulting in $440.69 million in improper payments being corrected— down from $2.57 billion in 2014. The decrease is primarily attributable to a ban on RACs performing patient status reviews.

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