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- Our Health Law Daily product
- Special Briefings
- Webinars – recordings of past webinars & information about upcoming webinars
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August 2012: Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act Special Briefing
June 2012: Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act Special Briefing
May 2012: Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act Special Briefing
March 2012: Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act Special Briefing
The United States Supreme Court has concluded their hearings on the health care reform law – read all about the cases, the oral argumens and PPACA provisions that are being implemented before the decision is published.
Highlighted below are some of the upcoming WK educational webinars and recordings of past webinars. Click to see a complete list of upcoming WK educational and product webinars.
Developing Valuable Compliance Documents and Policies Necessary for an Effective Compliance Program
A critical element to all effective compliance programs is having the right compliance documents and policies in place. The Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service calls for policies and procedures in its compliance guidance documents for hospitals, home health agencies, nursing facilities, Medicare Choice Organizations, and other health care provider types. Effective compliance programs include the development, distribution, and management of standards or code of conduct, as well as written compliance guidance in the form of policies and procedures that promote a commitment to compliance. Covered in the webinar is the importance of developing, maintaining, and managing key policies and other types of compliance documents.
National Coverage Determinations & Consent to Treatment: An Enterprise Risk
Fay Rozovsky, President
The Rozovsky Group
Operating on the wrong patient, the wrong site, or conducting the wrong procedure involves more than the risk of a professional liability claim. In the world of National Coverage Determinations, or “NCDs,” such practices carry a heavy financial impact and more.
This presentation examines the enterprise risk management (ERM) exposures stemming from the “three wrongs” NCDs. The featured speaker discusses the importance of consent to treatment as a key ERM tool, along with other strategies to mitigate liability and exposure to compliance risks.
- To describe the “three wrongs” and the role of consent to treatment in the National Coverage Determinations from CMS
- To discuss the liability, compliance, and financial impacts of the National Coverage Determinations
- To examine practical enterprise risk management strategies to mitigate the potential losses involved in the “three wrongs” National Coverage Determinations.
- To illustrate how ego, misguided altruism, and loophole exploitation cause C-Suite executives and clinicians to make decisions resulting in criminal prosecutions and jail time.
CMS Proposed Rule on The Duty to Report and Return Overpayments
On February 16, 2012, CMS published in the Federal Register its much-anticipated (and long-awaited) notice of proposed rule-making regarding Medicare provider and supplier obligations to report and return overpayments.
- An overview of the requirement to report and return Medicare and Medicaid overpayments enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)
- Practical issues raised by the proposed rule
- The importance of the comment submission
*Note* – Replays are NOT eligible for CEU credits
Managing Compliance-Related Policies and Documents
One of the critical elements of an effective compliance program is development, distribution, and management of standards or code of conduct, as well as written compliance guidance in the form of policies and procedures that promote a commitment to compliance. This web conference addresses the importance of developing, maintaining, and managing key policies and other types of compliance documents. Specific topics will include:
Core compliance program related policy documentsUnderstanding of who should be involved in policy developmentBest practices on developing policy documentsForm and format for standardized policy documentsOngoing maintenance of policy documents
*Note* – Replays are NOT eligible for CEU credits
Two Minute Tours of the Health Care Compliance and Reimbursement Library
Take a brief tour of your IntelliConnect Health Care Compliance and Reimbursement Library subscription with these two-minute videos. These short presentations will give you the basics to get started right away.
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