September 14, 2009
Author: Contexo Media Price: $149.95 Format: Softcover book and CD-Rom ISBN: 978-1-58383-631-6 Purchase from: www.codingbooks.com
A well-developed compliance program can speed and optimize proper payment of claims, minimize billing mistakes, reduce the chances of an audit, and avoid conflicts with self-referral and anti-kickback statutes. This book was created as a practical tool to help you develop HIPAA, OSHA, and OIG Compliance plans without spending hundreds of hours of valuable time.
HIPAA: job descriptions for privacy officers, guidance and sample policies on the use and disclosure of PHI - helps reduce your risk
OIG: how to assess your risks in the OIG's target areas of coding and billing, reasonable and necessary services, documentation, and self-referrals- helps you educate staff and maintain compliance
OSHA: guidelines on preventing workplace injury, violence, or exposure to biohazards - helps you prevent accidents
CLIA Compliance: list of waived tests under CLIA, waived testing best practices, state survey agencies, CMS regional offices - helps you understand standards and maintain laboratory compliance
PLUS, hundreds of sample compliance policies, forms, and templates are also on the included CD so you can build your practice's compliance plans - save time and effort