[Histonet] RE: White Out

Terri Braud tbraud <@t> holyredeemer.com
Wed Sep 17 14:19:14 CDT 2014

Concerning the use of White Out on anything considered part of the
patient's permanent record.  This actually is LEGISLATION.  It is
specifically mentioned in many state codes, and is part of the federal
laws concerning medicare and medicaid fraud. See reference below.
Medicare program Integrity Manual Chapter 4.
Apr 11, 2003 ... 4.8.2 - Production of Medical Records and Documentation
for an ....not limited to: obliterated sections, missing pages, inserted
pages, white out, and...

Terri L. Braud, HT(ASCP)
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor
Holy Redeemer Hospital Laboratory
1648 Huntingdon Pike
Meadowbrook, PA 19046
Ph: 215-938-3676

Today's Topics:
   6. White Out: (Jb)
  11. RE: White Out: (Elizabeth Chlipala)

Message: 6
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:52:19 -0700
From: Jb <craigak12 <@t> gmail.com>
Subject: [Histonet] White Out:
Does anyone know where it says not to use white out on logs in the
laborator= y?  On logs, etc?

Thank you,
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Message: 11
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:20:51 -0600
From: Elizabeth Chlipala <liz <@t> premierlab.com>
Subject: RE: [Histonet] White Out:
It may not state it directly in either CAP or GLP guidelines but in a
GLP compliant lab it is considered an industry standard not to use white
out.  As a GLP compliant lab we have an entire SOP devoted to data



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