This course presents to management and executives—including compliance officers—details of specific laws and regulations that are pertinent to the overall management of healthcare provider organizations. 

"Healthcare Compliance: Specific Laws and Regulations" introduces the primary requirements of the False Claims Act, EMTALA, the Stark Act, and anti-kickback laws and related safe harbors, and also provides information on self-disclosure protocols and penalties. 

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Objectives:

  • Explain what constitutes a false claim.
  • Identify the procedure for bringing a qui tam action.
  • Describe the criminal statute governing healthcare fraud.
  • Discuss the scope and use of the OIG self-disclosure protocol.
  • Describe when and how EMTALA would apply in specific situations.
  • Explain the basic statutory prohibitions of the Stark laws and regulations.
  • Explain why some joint ventures are viewed as questionable in light of the Anti-kickback laws.
  • Explain why Anti-kickback safe harbor protection is not available to some joint ventures.
  • Identify the security breach notification requirements for covered entities and vendors of personal health records.
  • Explain the applicability of the HIPAA security provisions to business associates of covered entities. 

Pricing:
HFMA members: $249
Non-members: $299

Course information:

  • Approximate time to complete: 11 hours
  • Designed for: Executives, managers, compliance professionals
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Instructional method: Self-study
  • Format: Online
  • Program prerequisite: None
  • Advance preparation: None
  • Course availability: One year from start date

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