When a patient sues a physician for negligence, who has the burden of proof, the plaintiff or defendant?
deposition in lieu of trial
Type of deposition used instead of the witness' in-person testimony in court.
Type of deposition that covers material that will most likely be examined again when the witness testifies again.
contempt of court
legal charge that may result if you're subpoenaed to appear in court as a witness or to give a deposition and you fail to appear.
Damages awarded by the court so that the defendant pays for violation of rights where the dollar value need not be proved
Concise, complete, clear, correct, chronological
five C's for correctly entering information into a medical record
Medical records are often subpoenaed in court because a patient's medical record is what kind of document?
Health and Human Services
The department of the federal government responsible for supervising HIPAA compliance and implementation
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
federal government agency responsible for compliance and implementation of the National Identifier Standard
A person, group, or organization outside the medical practice that has a HIPAA-approved reason to see protected health information