An Interview with Karen Graver Toohey, founder of the Graver Toohey Group. What Is The Graver Toohey Group and What Do You Offer? My background is in healthcare internal auditing, as well as public accounting. The goal of The Graver Toohey Group is to provide healthcare compliance and internal audit services to clients,
Fire safety precautions are vitally important for healthcare organizations. This week we've compiled resources and information to help you protect your team from preventable disasters. For more information on Fire and Life Safety, review our webinar with Stanley Szpytek of Fire and Life Safety, Inc., Common Life Safety Code Deficiencies and Strategies for Compliance.
An interview with Brian Johnson, Senior Director of Online Education at 4Med Approved. Who is 4Med Approved? 4Med Approved is a leading content developer and educational resource on topics for health industry professionals. It was founded in early 2010 to address the increasing need in the medical community for clear, unbiased resources and online
CMS announced their 2017 CAHPS survey, and time is running out for providers to submit their participation applications. Qualified applicants will be awarded points toward their MIPS status. Review our infographic to learn more about the survey process!
Do you have a handle on your medical waste? Review our infographic and get the tips you need to protect your organization from a medical waste disaster! This list of do's and don'ts can help educate your team on common standards and regulations.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides employees with unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. View our infographic to gain a better understanding of this law. https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs28.htm https://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/survey/FMLA_Survey_factsheet.pdf https://www.dol.gov/asp/evaluation/fmla/FMLA-2012-Executive-Summary.pdf http://www.hrmorning.com/wait-there-are-how-many-people-on-fmla-leave/
An interview with Bryan Barajas of PreCheck. 1. What is the background of PreCheck? How would you describe your mission? PreCheck began as an investigations firm in 1983, but we began focusing on addressing the healthcare industry’s needs for background screening in 1993. That means we have over 20 years of exclusively working with healthcare
The Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act, better known as EMTALA, is a federal law to protect every patient who seeks emergency medical care. Learn more about how a patient falls under the protection of EMTALA and what necessary steps are included to transfer them should it become necessary.
First Healthcare Compliance hosted an informative webinar, “2017 Procedural Codes Update A-Z” with Karna Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, Manager of Consulting for Coding Strategies, our valued partner. Click here to view the webinar. Highlighting her take home points from the webinar, Karna provides answers to commonly asked questions regarding CPT coding and documentation. What are
Just like no two snowflakes are identical, no two healthcare facilities are the same. CMS has provided a series of compare websites and checklists to help patients make informed decisions regarding their healthcare needs. Familiarize your organization with these lists in order to help make sure you meet all of the recommended criteria! Over