First Healthcare Compliance hosts Steven S. Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS, Senior Consultant & COO of Sorensen, Wilder & Associates for an interactive discussion on “Training Your Staff: The Active Shooter in a Healthcare Facility.” A healthcare facility is one of the easiest "soft targets" the active shooter can find...countless open doors on the perimeter make
Compliance with hand hygiene is more important than ever. A hand hygiene program in a healthcare facility is an important step that conveys competency, professionalism and respect. Proper hand hygiene affords patients and healthcare providers protections and the focus is even more important due to COVID-19.
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Emily A. Johnson, and Courtney Tito, Members, at McDonald Hopkins LLC, for an interactive discussion on “COVID 19: Testing, Reimbursement, and Provider Relief Funds.” There will be a discussion of laboratory testing for COVID-19, including the types of tests available, requirements for testing, operational and business considerations for offering testing, employer-mandated
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Lauren E.M. Russell, Counsel, for Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, for an interactive discussion on “Returning to Work Safely: What You Need to Know in the “New Normal”.” Protecting your employees and your business as we find our new normal, during the coronavirus pandemic. Objectives: 1. Recalling your employees to
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law in response to COVID-19, and took effect on April 1, 2020. The FFCRA provides paid leave to eligible employees through the creation of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act.
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Melody W. Mulaik, MSHS is President of Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC for an interactive discussion on “Appropriate Use Criteria: What you Need to Know.” 2020 is the official CMS testing year for AUC/CDS implementation. As organizations continue to bridge the gap with imaging facilities, it is important that everyone be
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Patricia M. Clendening, President of HR Strategies, LLC for an interactive discussion on “Navigating COVID-19 and Preparing for Reentry to the Workplace.” This presentation will help your organization navigate the current pandemic as well as prepare for reentry to the new normal. Topics covered will include: COVID’s Impact on your Business
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Andrea Tinianow, Chief Legal Officer and Tom Allen, Healthcare Director of Transparency Registry (TR), an online platform that tracks distressed consumer debt to ensure compliance with HIPAA and debt collection regulations, for an interactive discussion on “Medical Debt: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.” The presentation will explain the issues
Telehealth is increasing significantly during the pandemic as it becomes available to more types of healthcare providers around the United States. Rules are being relaxed to accommodate this necessary expansion. However, it’s important to continue to keep general healthcare compliance guidance in mind. Certain actions or oversights may come under scrutiny and be considered violations. Here are five basic tips to follow.
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., Houston, TX, for an interactive discussion on “HHS Final Rules, Patient Access to PHI & Health Apps Intersect.” On March 9, 2020, HHS announced the promulgation of two final rules - the ONC Final Rule and