Illinois licensed physicians are included in a list of “mandated reporters” who must notify the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) when they have reasonable cause to believe that a child may be abused or neglected. All mandated reporters, including physicians, must now complete DCFS mandated reporter training under a recent amendment to the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, effective January 1, 2020.[i]
Are you curious about the records requests from Change Healthcare on behalf of Blue Cross Blue Shield? Discover the reason behind it in our informative video! Change Healthcare has been enlisted by BCBSIL to conduct audits mandated by the Federal Government.
We have been talking a lot about patients’ right of access to medical records. Do you know the result of not complying with a patient’s request? This week, we provide you with that information. Watch the video to learn more!