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I always come back from a compliance conference breaking out in a cold sweat and my heart pounding. It seems like once I finally wrap my head around one set of regulations, the next set is around the corner. After attending a dozen or so sessions, I get insight into some of the new issues
For the full version of this article, please access it here: Long-term care requirements in COSMOS The heart of any effective compliance program is the compliance committee. Compliance meetings can run the gamut from an occasion for donuts and coffee, to highly sophisticated analysis and discussions that would make the compliance gods smile. Whether you
The OIG maintains a list of individuals or entities that cannot participate in any federally funded healthcare program. Are you checking your new employees before they’re hired? This post is one in a multi-part series on Compliance Program Success Factors. Start at the beginning: Compliance and Policy Procedures with OIG We have covered the first
I just returned from the Health Care Compliance Associations 23rd Annual Compliance Institute. It’s always the highlight of my year to spend 3 days immersed with over 3000 compliance professionals and representatives from the OIG and DOJ learning the next areas of risk. To summarize many sessions, coffee dates, OIG keynote speakers and brainstorming sessions,
[This article is Part 1 of a 7 Part Series on Compliance Programs for SNFs, for the rest of the articles in the series, go HERE] We’ve conquered the first four elements of a compliance program in earlier blogs. The next components of developing a compliance program are often forgotten or ignored: enforcement and discipline.
[This article is Part 3 of a 7 Part Series on Compliance Programs for SNFs, for the rest of the articles in the series, go HERE] We’ve covered the first three elements of developing a compliance plan: Corporate compliance officer/designee Compliance policy and procedures Developing effective lines of communication Now on to my favorite: training
[This article is Part 2 of a 7 Part Series on Compliance Programs for SNFs, for the rest of the articles in the series, go HERE] The last blog reviewed the requirement for developing compliance policy and procedures; now we’ll tackle the next requirement: communication! As we’re seeing, an effective compliance program is a team