March 20, 2021

Risk Management Checklists: Challenges Within the Physician-Patient Relationship

MLMIC encourages policyholders to review these important Risk Management Checklists on the physician-patient relationship, including guidance on properly discontinuing the physician-patient relationship, treating patients with whom you have a close relationship and managing patient noncompliance.

November 4, 2020

OCR Settlement Underscores Importance of Providing Patients with Timely Access to Medical Records

A recent settlement issued by the Office for Civil Rights highlights the importance of adhering to HIPAA’s Right of Access Initiative, a directive requiring covered entities to provide patients, upon request, with timely access to their protected health information.

April 15, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Maintaining Patient Confidentiality

Patient confidentiality breaches pose a significant risk in the healthcare setting. HIPAA and New York State laws govern your obligation to maintain the confidentiality of protected health information (PHI). Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.