HIM Tech II Healient Physician Group in Kansas City, KS at PROVIDENCE MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    4801 College Blvd., Leawood, KS 66211
    Kansas City, KS
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

HIM TECH III (Release of Information Clerk) is the designated contact for requests for release of patient health information (including the patients legal medical record and fetal monitor strips). This position is responsible for accepting all requests for patient health information (such as patient access, third party requests, physicians or medical facilities for continuity of care, subpoenas, warrants, & mortuaries), and responding to each within the mandated timeframes. Maintain knowledge of the Federal HIPAA regulations, state Consent and Release of Information Laws, and (Hospitals) Policies and Procedures. Assures all release of information activities are in compliance with each of these regulatory guidelines. Additionally, completes all job duties following HIPAAs guideline for release of the minimum protected health information necessary to those who have the right and on a need to know basis. Ensures accurate billing practices as defined by (Hospitals) Policies and Procedures, recording of payments, and submission of payments for deposit. Processes and keeps accurate records of all release of information transactions, for ease of retrieval in response to requests for accounting of disclosures. Assist in backing-up HIM Tech I & II and other assigned duties as needed.