Privacy and security risks for providers related to COVID-19 pandemic
As hospitals, health systems and physician groups respond to the COVID-19 pandemic new privacy and security issues emerge. Providers have increased the use of telehealth services, engaged with patients through new mediums, substantially expanded remote work, and welcomed many temporary health workers into their organizations. While the priority remains on responding to the pandemic, providers must ensure that proper safeguards are in place. Join this webinar relaying legal aspects of privacy and security, potential financial implications related to penalties and costs, and safeguards that should be in place now and post COVID-19 pandemic.
Original Live Webinar Date: 6/9/20
New patient access, interoperability and information blocking rules
Health care professionals need to understand that the rules governing health information are changing. Under current final rules, providers and health plans must share data directly with patients, and if a patient requests their data be shared with an app on their phone, you must comply.
These new rules change the nature of health information as we know it, and they bring new challenges-and new actors - into the more traditional health care market.
Original Live Webinar Date: 4/29/20
Patient care in crisis: How to launch, code and bill telehealth services (Spring 2020 Virtual Conference On-demand)
Due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, physicians and health leaders are under tremendous pressure to meet the demands of patient care while stabilizing operational and financial health. This session will showcase a telehealth demonstration and discuss how providers can implement telehealth quickly and efficiently.
Certified Specialist Physician Practice Management Recertification
The CSPPM recertification program is recommended for active, eligible, HFMA CSPPM certificants with an upcoming maintenance due date of October 1, 2020*. Not sure when your CSPPM expiration date is? Sign in, click your profile image in the upper right corner, select My Development, and then click on the Certifications tab near the center of your page. You'll see your certifications along with their expiration date.
HFMA requires that eligible CSPPM certificants gain competence in the physician practice management arena by taking a short assessment every two years. This program provides healthcare organizations with a means to ensure that their staff has the body of knowledge necessary to meet their demands.
CSPPM recertification course outline:
- Encounter Processing
- Accounts Receivable: Collections, Policy, and Evaluation
- Budgeting and Benchmarking
- Integrated Health Systems and Managed Care
This online program includes the above recertification courses and a recertification assessment. The assessment has 50 multiple choice questions and you have 90 minutes to complete it in one sitting. The passing score is 70%. If you do not pass on the first attempt, there is a mandatory 30-day waiting period. Please keep this in mind, as the deadline to complete the recertification assessment (to maintain your certification) is October 1, 2020*,