Let us do the research for you!! Check out PIMSY’s Compliance Resource Center for information about laws, regulations and industry changes that affect you as a mental & behavioral health care provider.
HIPAA, ICD-10, PQRS, and CPT code changes –all compiled at your fingertips in articles and printable guides to help you maintain compliance. We’ve done the fact finding and translating for you, so you have more time to focus on your clients, not your paperwork!
(Disclaimer: Ultimately, it is the responsibility of each practice to ensure legal and industry compliance. PIMSY EMR/SMIS has gathered information from various resources believed to be authorities in their field. However, neither PIMSY EMR/SMIS nor the authors warrant that the information is in every respect accurate and/or complete. PIMSY EMR/SMIS assumes no responsibility for use of the information provided. Neither PIMSY EMR/SMIS nor the authors shall be responsible for, and expressly disclaim liability for, damages of any kind arising out of the use of, reference to, or reliance on, the content of these educational materials. These materials are for informational purposes only. PIMSY EMR/SMIS does not provide medical, legal, financial or other professional advice and readers are encouraged to consult a professional advisor for such advice.)
EXPLORE SUB-CATEGORIES OF COMPLIANCE
by Leigh-Ann Renz, 5.17.17
In light of the recent cyber attacks on healthcare institutions, we’ve gotten some very valid and understandable questions about PIMSY’s safety and security.
Thankfully, when you’re a PIMSY customer, all of your data is stored in the secure and HIPAA-compliant...
by Donna Koger, 2.21.17
Okay, so we’ve told you about encryption on computers, but what about mobile devices like iPads, iPhones and Androids? Can you encrypt these so that PHI on them is not accessible by anyone but you? The answer is yes and it is actually quite simple in most cases.
by Donna Koger, 1.26.17
No, seriously, what is keeping you from complete HIPAA compliance? Are you afraid it will cost too much and take up too much of your time? Do you know it’s not that difficult to be fully compliant – and it is very important for your survival as a business?
by Donna Koger, 2.11.17
The Plain HIPAA Facts
How do you know what is true and what is false in the HIPAA world? Many people have been confused about HIPAA information that could interfere with their total compliance. Here are five samples of compliance misinformation:
1. Over & Out
by Leigh-Ann Renz, 10.25.16
Acronym Key for Behavioral Health Compliance
Trying to keep up with compliance for mental + behavioral health can be daunting, especially weeding through the barrage of commonly-used acronyms. Use our handy guide for definitions – and details to help you maintain compliance:
by Leigh-Ann Renz, 1.1.16
Behavioral Health Practice Management and More
PIMSY mental health EHR is so much more than comprehensive and flexible practice management! PIMSY also helps you maintain compliance with multiple requirements that affect the behavioral health, psychiatry, and substance usage...
by Leigh-Ann Renz & Donna Koger, 10.15.15
How do ICD-10 & DSM-5 affect audits? What happens if you receive the dreaded audit notification? What are the guidelines for using DSM-5 and ICD-10 codes in preparation for potential audits? Fortunately, we have answers . . .
DSM-5, ICD-10, and Mental...
Use the CMS Interactive Timeline to stay up to date on all compliance dates
2.28.15: last day to attest for 2014. If you miss this date for your 1st year enrollment, will you no longer be eligile for the MU incentive program. Update via 2.26.15 email from CMS: “Eligible professionals...
Therapy Training Boston Presents:
Documenting Medical Necessity Using Behavioral Language and Solution Focused Questions
Date: Sunday, May 4, 2014Location: 51 Kondazian Street, Watertown, MA 02472Details & Registration: www.therapytrainingboston.comEarly registration rates for individuals...
by Leigh-Ann Renz, 1.9.14
If you don’t know it already, 2014 is a big year for all medical industries, including mental & behavioral health, ABA, OT, PT, and speech therapy! We’ll be offering resources & education throughout on the year on everything that affects you, and here are some highlights...