Nov 18

HIPAA – employer paying for employee physicals

If an employer pays for employee physicals or consultations that are performed for employment purposes, do patients (employees) under HIPAA have a right to access the records as they would if they had paid for the services? The answer is yes they do. Remember the information belongs to the patient, even if he or she is not responsible for paying for the healthcare services.

About Reed Tinsley, CPA

As a top advisor to physicians, I help increase practice profits by delivering hands-on, expert medical accounting/tax support, practice counsel, and revenue-building strategies. Read more →