Medical Office Compliance
Can you face an audit or investigation with confidence? Lack of training and knowledge is not a valid defense in a federal audit. Don’t get caught off guard! Even honest mistakes can result in huge fines. This course will identify liabilities associated with the day-to-day operations of a healthcare practice and explain the responsibilities for compliance with numerous federal regulations and agencies governing the practice of medicine and protecting patient and employee rights.
4 Reasons to Attend
1. Every office that submits claims to a third-party payer must be compliant.
2. Review 3 major compliance risk areas: Medicare, HIPAA, OSHA, and OIG Workplan updates.
3. Instruction on the 7 elements of compliance that every practice must have in place.
4. Includes resource documents: sample compliance checklists, gap analysis site survey, and HIPAA compliant forms.
Participants in this course will gain the knowledge and tools needed to assess risk areas within their practice and implement policies and procedures to protect their providers and the practice from undue risks and penalties associated with non-compliance. Learn about measures you can take to minimize the adverse effects of fraud investigations. Receive guidance on fraud and abuse, HIPAA, and OSHA compliance. Take steps to implement a compliance training program, ensure patient and data safety, and handle a breach when it is discovered. Learn the importance of proper patient consent, emergency preparedness, and preventing and reducing workplace hazards.
- Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIA)
- Mobile device security
- Proper disposal of PHI
- Hazard Communication Standard employer responsibilities
- Workplace violence
- Prescribing opioids
- ADA and accessibility
- What to do when an auditor contacts your office
Who Should Attend
Content is relevant for providers, compliance professionals, practice managers, billing supervisors, consultants, and anyone seeking a better understanding of medical office compliance guidelines.
This is a basic-level class. Content assumes some experience working in a medical office.
Includes digital course materials. No supplementary materials are required for this course.