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The Role of Medical Assistants in Medicare CCM and TCM

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

By |December 5th, 2018|Podcasts|

Is Your 2019 Compliance Plan Ready?

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."

HIPAA Security Rule – How to Manage Adherence

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.

By |October 23rd, 2018|Podcasts|

Whistleblower Hotlines, Retaliation, and Building a Speak-Up Culture

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

By |October 15th, 2018|Podcasts|

Delivering Exceptional Patient Experience

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

By |October 9th, 2018|Podcasts|

Building the Bridge: Effective Use of Digital Media in Patient Education and Informed Consent

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

How to have a Wildly Successful Career in Compliance

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

By |September 17th, 2018|Podcasts|

Understand CERT Findings and What Your Organization Should Be Monitoring

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