First Healthcare Compliance hosts Donald A. Balasa, JD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for an interactive discussion on “The Role of Medical Assistants in Medicare CCM and TCM.” The Medicare Chronic Care Management (CCM) and Transitional Care Management (TCM) programs are relatively new and are
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Karna W. Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, Director Consulting at Coding Strategies, Inc. for an interactive discussion on “Is Your 2019 Compliance Plan Ready?” Resources are limited in every medical practice. Time for audits and other coding/billing compliance related tasks is necessary but can frequently be scheduled for "tomorrow."
Catherine Short talks with Trey Scott, attorney at Kennedy, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, a health law boutique in Dallas, Texas about “Good with God: An Overview of Stark, Anti-Kickback, and False Claims Act.” On this episode we will discuss important definitions, review exceptions and safe harbors, and provide an understanding of penalties for violations.
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Wendy Stirnkorb, President & CEO of Stirnkorb Consulting, LLC for an interactive discussion on “Scanning the Unscannable: Improving Patient Flow in MRI.” Let's Slay the Myth that MRI safety practices come at the expense of throughput. What if there were a better way to provide safe MR imaging to patients, in
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Raymond Ribble, founder of SPHER Inc. and co-founder of Fusion Systems Co., Ltd. for an interactive discussion on “HIPAA Security Rule - How to Manage Adherence.” Raymond leads this webinar on approaching a Security Risk Assessment and understanding the benefits and impact the audit has within your organization. Educational Objectives: 1.
Catherine Short talks with Matt Kelly, CEO of Radical Compliance, about “Whistleblower Hotlines, Retaliation, and Building a Speak-Up Culture.” We will discuss the current state of whistleblower hotline law, specifically anti-retaliation; and how a compliance officer can use a whistleblower hotline more productively to support a stronger speak-up culture across the board. We will also
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Stephen A. Dickens, attorney and Vice President of SVMIC for an interactive discussion on “Delivering Exceptional Patient Experience.” As trends away from patient satisfaction toward the patient experience, it is important for physicians, practice executives and staff to understand how this shift in ideology will affect their practice. Influencing patient experience
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Jonathan M. Fialkov, MD, FACS, President and Founder of Rational Surgical Solutions, LLC, for an interactive discussion on “Building the Bridge: Effective Use of Digital Media in Patient Education and Informed Consent.” New approaches to patient education and standardization of the informed consent process utilizing cutting-edge technology create opportunities to strengthen
Catherine Short talks with Kristy Grant-Hart, Founder and CEO of Spark Compliance Consulting about her brand-new book, “How to have a Wildly Successful Career in Compliance.” We will discuss the how her book is great for those who are curious about becoming part of the compliance profession, but don’t know what the options are, or
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Pam Joslin, MM, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CEMA, CMCA-E/M, consultant with Innovative Healthcare Consulting for an interactive discussion on “Understand CERT Findings and What Your Organization Should Be Monitoring.” Since 1996, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented several initiatives to prevent improper payments. CMS' goal is to reduce payment