Job Summary Under the supervision of the Supervisor-Office, determines validity of requests for health records/PHI /Radiographic images to ensure HIPPA compliance with state and federal guidelines and established system wide policies and procedures. Monitors/performs activities utilizing digital, transcription, computer operating systems, electronic medical record scanning and PACS technology for the release of information functions. Receives and processes internal and external telephone/facsimile, and walk-in requests for health records/information/PACS images with the ultimate goal of accurate and efficient utilization of electronic/manual image and data storage, reporting and distribution methodologies. Maintains confidential file and refers unusual situations/requests to Risk Management or Legal Counsel, as appropriate.
Determines validity of all requests for health records/information / PACS images to ensure compliance with state, federal and HIPPA guidelines. Monitors/performs activities of release of PHI which includes external correspondence, determination of records to be released, entering requests into EMR scanning database, retrieving/filing of health records from all locations, and the reproduction of information (ie., CD burning, x-ray films, power point).
Performs clerical duties such as answering telephones and directing inquiries, distributing incoming facsimiles and mail, etc, providing prompt and courteous customer service.
Prepares affidavits and other documents to accompany subpoenas, court orders, and other legal requests and deliver certified health records to court and/or other legal proceedings, when appropriate and under the direction of the Health Information Manager/Supervisor.
Assists the physicians in completing their records.
Provide back-up coverage and support for Health Information Management, and/or Registration, and/or Radiology Release of information if needed.
Internal Number: 2018-12817
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