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How Cyber Secure Is Your Medical Billing?

How Cyber Secure Is Your Medical Billing?

The protection of medical billing personal health information is a priority. Criminals are constantly trying to access the information, while health care professionals try desperately to protect it. Computers and electronics may be a medical billing time saver, but when it comes to security, some practices fall a little short. There are many examples of good practices. A good example is found at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. This facility has recently solved this electronic medical billing security problem with an innovative new system.

PostX is the program of choice at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. This is a messaging system that was developed for seamless integration and extremely secure medical billing transmissions. It was designed to be able to pass secure medical billing information between the rehabilitation facility and the hospital. It can do all this, while still upholding personal health information confidentiality.

Many times it is necessary to transfer medical billing PHI between medical providers. If this is the case, an secure electronic system is in order. This includes software programs as well as email. The PostX system allows this sensitive medical billing information to be passed back and forth through encrypted messages. The system can automatically detect if information needs to be encrypted or not.

Another great feature of the new secure email system is that medical billing information can be viewed on any computer in your facility. Special software is not required. Not only is the medical billing information secure, but it is hassle free for an authorized person to access.

Make sure your patient records and medical billing are secure at all times. Whether you do your own medical billing or your outsource, as about security measures that are taken to protect confidentiality.

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