hcp513 | Graduate

Health Care Compliance Foundations

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The learner will explore the purpose and organization of compliance in the health sector as well as the role of compliance and compliance officers. Topics include regulatory agencies, accreditation, professional licensing, enforcement, quality, and policies.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Introduction to Health Care Compliance

    • Identify common organizational structures and types of health care organizations.
    • Differentiate between laws and regulations.
    • Identify federal and state regulatory agencies that monitor organizations and enforce laws.
    • Explain the purpose of and need for compliance.

    Role of the Compliance Officer

    • Explain the role and responsibilities of a compliance officer.
    • Explain the role and responsibilities of a compliance committee.

    Compliance Plans and Programs

    • Identify types of health care facilities and compliance plans.
    • Explain basic elements of a compliance program.
    • Explain how regulatory and oversight agencies monitor and enforce compliance plans and programs.

    Federal Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties

    • Compare and contrast oversight and enforcement.
    • Identify federal acts that have an impact on health care.
    • Explain the penalties incurred for violating federal acts.

    Accreditation and Professional Licensing

    • Explain the need for professional licensing and scope of practice.
    • Explain the role of compliance in the accreditation process.
    • Explain federal exclusion list requirements.

    Financial Relationships Auditing

    • Explain the risks of financial relationships between hospitals, physicians, and referral sources.
    • Analyze the reasons for creating a database to track financial relationships.
    • Explain how an effective compliance program can defend against scrutiny and investigation.
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