HIPAA and Information Blocking: Part 3: Designated Record Sets and EHI vs. PHI

(posts in this series: part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5)

The 21st Century Cures Act Info Blocking and CMS Interoperability rules use the concept of Designated Record Sets, but they deal and directly address electronic health Information (EHI), not protected health information (PHI), although it’s a fine distinction that can be very confusing.

Join Kelly McLendon, RHIA, CHPS, Managing Director of CompliancePro Solutions, for this third in his series explaining what you need to know.


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About the Author

Kelly McLendon, RHIA, CHPS
Kelly McLendon is a Managing Director of CompliancePro Solutions and a well-known consultant and industry expert in patient privacy and security, with specific subject matter expertise in the areas of privacy incident, detection and automation. He is also an industry expert in legal health records, HIM operations, electronic document management and EHR project planning. Kelly is author of Libman Education’s HIPAA Privacy & Security courses for Business Associates and for Providers of Health Services.

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