Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Hospitals and Other Providers

Career level:

Early Careerist
Experienced Professional
Student

Recommended for:

Admissions
Medical Records
Patient Accounts
Revenue Cycle

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

None

Course Availability:

18 Months

Course | Overview | Compliance

Compl: HIPAA Privacy: An Introduction

Course | Overview | Compliance

Compl: HIPAA Privacy: An Introduction

Description

This course explains the basics of HIPAA's Privacy Rule and what you need to consider when handling patients' Protected Health Information (PHI). It also outlines the rights that patients have under HIPAA.
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Identify the origins of the Privacy Rule
  • Recognize the balance that the Privacy Rule attempts to achieve
  • Identify individuals affected by the Privacy Rule
  • Identify general protections afforded to patients under the Privacy Rule
  • Define protected and non-protected health information
  • Define the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and its impact on HIPAA

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Compl: Billing Risks

This course covers a set of four compliance risk areas identified by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) that healthcare providers need to be aware of before they submit healthcare claims to federal agencies for approval. The course also discusses the nature of these risks and the potential sanctions and consequences for healthcare providers if they take these risks while submitting claims to federal agencies.

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Compl: Compliance and HIPAA Regulations

This course addresses the rise of corporate compliance programs in healthcare organizations, including their complexity and importance. It reviews the components of corporate compliance programs and the role of a compliance officer to know the statutes and regulations that govern all federal programs, and to operate within them. You'll know more about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including electronic transaction code sets, and privacy and security components.

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Compl: Fraudulent Acts and Other Compliance Risks

This course defines fraud and abuse as it relates to Medicare and Medicaid. It explains the components of an effective compliance program and describes violations of False Claims regulations and associated penalties. This course explains the key provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It explains how a healthcare organization qualifies for tax-exempt status and how such an organization may generate unrelated business income that may be taxable.

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Compl: The Outpatient Prospective Payment System

This course provides a general discussion and overview of reimbursement provided by Medicare under the outpatient prospective payment system. It also discusses the use of ambulatory payment classifications in the outpatient prospective payment system. The course can be used as a basis for understanding compliance issues relating to the OPPS.