Kathleen W. McNicholas, MD, JD, CHC, CCEP, Consultant and Patient Advocate with Medical Legal Patient Advocacy Inc., will present Ethics and Compliance on the Road at the upcoming Virtual Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 28. Join us for this interesting day of learning to earn CEUS and CLE from the convenience of your home or office.
Hardware Hacking in Healthcare: Expert Insights
The healthcare industry and hospitals are increasingly at risk for ransomware and other types of cyberattacks. Several recent examples illustrate the risks and repercussions that result from a combination of inadequate resources and a lack of clear and effective cybersecurity guidelines.
Healthcare Compliance Policies: Best Practices for Management and Distribution
A well-managed set of policies is critical to the well-being of any healthcare institution. Proper policies support activities by communicating expectations, establishing a culture of compliance, protecting in litigation matters, and ensuring the welfare of patients and staff.
What is OSHA Compliance Training?
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, OSHA has the authority to issue workplace health and safety regulations known as OSHA Standards. There are nine OSHA standards that are most frequently addressed regarding the healthcare industry.
Welcome to our Newest Editorial Council Members
Honoring Our 2021 Presenter of the Year
Each year several thousand healthcare compliance professionals rely on First Healthcare Compliance complimentary online education to supplement their knowledge base and stay up to date. We’re honored to collaborate with talented presenters, and we recognize the presenter of the most popular live webinar annually.
What you need to know about the No Surprises Act
Enacted in late 2020 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act (NSA) underscores its primary purpose is to protect patients from surprise medical bills when receiving certain services from – emergency services, non-emergency services from nonparticipating providers at participating facilities, and air ambulance service from nonparticipating providers. (86 Fed. Reg. 36872 (Jul. 13, 2021)).
Applause for the Compliance Super Ninjas of 2021!
FAQ: Ever Shifting Vaccination Landscape
The COVID vaccination landscape, both within the healthcare sector and at other businesses, is in flux. It’s challenging to keep up with current requirements and recommendations. At First Healthcare Compliance we strive to serve as a trusted resource and provide answers to frequently asked questions.