The healthcare environment creates a major challenge in the prevention and intervention of violence. The rate of injuries and illness from violence in the healthcare industry is more than three times greater than violence in all private industry. This training program will explore what makes violence in healthcare unique and its negative ramifications on quality patient care.
This webinar will focus on regulatory requirements, optimal processes and define the difference in collaboration with both internal and external physician advisor roles. It will also discuss the role of the physician advisor and staffing needs to implement this important role.
This webinar will review not only the Anti-Kickback Statute and its safe harbors, but will provide an in-depth overview of OIG guidance and advisory opinions dealing with marketing activities, as well as a review of case law regarding marketing behavior.
Promoting employees from within is not without its risk and if not handled properly can result in potential legal liability. This webinar will offer attendees an understanding of what should be accomplished when promoting current employees to management or supervisory positions.
This training covers DEA record-keeping and security topics that a DEA registrant must comply with when handling controlled substances. The focus is elements of what occurs during that unannounced inspection and the auditing methods.
This webinar will explain the Civil Monetary Penalties Law (CMP) and its mandatory and permissive exclusions and penalties. It will also cover obligations under EMTALA, violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark including amendments under the PPACA.
In this program we will start by reviewing the current rules for discharge planning. Are you compliant with these rules? The newly enacted rules that are now required under the Medicare program’s conditions of participation will be reviewed as they may have a profound effect on how case management departments organize their work. Family caregivers and physicians are expected to be much more involved than they have in the past. This program will review the current rules and regulations from the Conditions of Participation (CoP) for Discharge Planning.
Be sure you know the old rules and the new rules so that your practice will be current and legal! We will review strategies for integrating these requirements into your daily practice.
There are several steps that must be taken to determine if an incident is a breach, and whether or not that breach is reportable. Determining whether to report or not is not necessarily straightforward, but there are guidelines to follow to help at every step of the way. If the evaluation of necessity to report is not done correctly, you may not make the right decisions about reporting and be subject to penalties for non-compliance upon an investigation of a breach by HHS. Penalties for non-compliance can up to millions of dollars in cases of willful negligence, so it is essential to evaluate incidents to see if they are reportable breaches, and act properly on the evaluation.
In this training program, attendees will discover how to create a record of disruptive behavior and the efforts taken by the organization to combat the problem. The webinar will also illustrate why such disruptive behavior can be a continuing problem; and therefore, why appropriate documentation is imperative.
This webinar will discuss the standards of practice defined for social worker and nurse case managers and how it is applied to the contemporary roles and in turn how it can be applied to the everyday functions and activities social workers and nurses perform to complete their job. It will cover the various roles such as Patient flow, utilization & resource management, denial management, variance tracking, Transitional and discharge planning, Quality Management, Psychosocial assessment and counseling.
This program will review the compliance issues that most greatly impact your practice such as the 2-midnight rule, the NOTICE Act, HINNs, the important message from Medicare and others. The Joint Commission is now monitoring these issues when they have deemed status from Medicare, so your compliance is critical to a good Joint Commission survey outcome. This program will help you to identify where you may have compliance practice gaps as well as how to fix them.
This training program will list and enumerate relevant laws, regulations and standards required for health equity and patient-centered care of LGBT patients. It will discuss opportunities to collect LGBT–relevant data and information during the healthcare encounter and help chart strategic community outreach efforts to the LGBT population.
This training program will provide a comprehensive look at the changes in the new access rights under HIPAA and CLIA regulations and prepare attendees for the process of incorporating the changes into how they do business in their facilities. It will also explain how the HIPAA audit and enforcement activities are now being increased and what needs to be done to survive a HIPAA audit.
This training will prepare hearing officer for corrective actions and how to prepare for the hearing. It will cover application process for new applicants which include prior practice, references, prior adverse actions and liability settlements. Attendees will learn elements of good, clear and concise bylaws, fair hearing plans and other policies.
For healthcare facilities and long-term care facilities looking to promote employee safety in the workplace, this webinar will provide essential information on structuring your employee health program as per Center of Disease Control (CDC), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommendations.
This session will explain how a hospital medical staff should deal with the practitioner who is disruptive of hospital operations. It will discuss disruptive practitioner policies a hospital should have in place and practical tips to correct or terminate the disruptive activity.
The webinar will cover the federal regulatory approach to regulating laboratory-developed tests including the role of CLIA, the rationale for and opposition to direct FDA oversight, the goal of possible federal legislation and the prospects for future action by the FDA and/or Congress.
This webinar will cover the new law on confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records under 42 CFR part 2. This law was previously known as the confidentiality of drug abuse and alcohol abuse records. The new law was effective in 2017. Anyone or any facility that is subject to these requirements needs to attend this webinar.