Legal and Regulatory Compliance

Ask the Experts Answer: Charge Tickets

How long should we keep charge tickets in the ambulatory care setting?

HFMA October 25, 2012

Ask the Expert: CMS Statements for Medicare Patients

States--not CMS--have regulations in place related to timely patient notification of the availability of financial assistance/charity, as well as a statement that includes a summary of charges.

HFMA October 25, 2012

Tool: 5010 Checklist

A checklist to help your organization transition from 4010 to the 5010 transaction set by Jan. 1, 2012.

HFMA October 25, 2012

Ask the Experts Answer: Legislative Requirements for Refunds

Do you know of any policy/legislation or general practices regarding a provider refunding a payer if the patient was authorized but then later found by the payer to be uncovered because they are secondary?

HFMA October 25, 2012

Ask the Expert: Small Claims Court Proceedings

In developing a policy for small claims court proceedings, there are a few homework and research items you will need to complete before proceeding.

HFMA October 25, 2012

Ask the Expert Answer: HIPAA Changes

Is there guidance to ensure that all the recent changes to HIPAA are incorporated in policies, procedures, notices and contracts?

HFMA October 25, 2012

Ask the Expert: Matching Billing to Service Under One Tax ID

We have a variety of business units that bill off different billing systems for unique service lines. How can I get only the funds for each billing area correctly remitted just to that unit?

HFMA October 25, 2012

Sample Job Description: HIPAA Compliance Coordinator

 Any HospitalJob DescriptionTitle HIPAA Compliance CoordinatorMain Function The incumbent is responsible for monitoring the Hospital's compliance with applicable governmental regulations related to the Administrative Simplification elements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (a.k.a. HIPAA). The incumbent

HFMA October 25, 2012

Ask the Expert: For-Profit or Not-For-Profit?

Should hospitals form a separate corporation to house their physician practices?

HFMA October 25, 2012

HFMA Comment Letter on IRS’s Proposed Rule: Additional Requirements for Charitable Hospitals

HFMA submitted comments to the Office Management and Budget in response to the Department of the Treasury and IRS's proposed regulations under Section 501(r)(4)-(6)

HFMA October 18, 2012
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