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    Implementing Electronic Medical Records

    Electronic Medical Claim For years, both practices and patients have had to deal with submitting medical claims. Up until recently, claims were submitted manually, using HCFA 1500 forms. An electronic medical claim allows the submission process to take place online. The electronic medical claim is nothing new, but it is perhaps a somewhat unsettling idea to many practices and patients because of one question which continually surfaces in the minds of both parties: Is submitting an electronic medical claim safe? Security Addressing the issue of safety first, it is understandable the hesitancy to submit medical claims electronically. First of all, the internet is still a relatively new tool which many…