Hipaa Compliance Handbook

Author: Patricia I. Carter
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454872122
Size: 73.67 MB
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HIPAA Compliance Handbook is intended for HIPAA coordinators, project managers, privacy officers, compliance professionals, health care record managers, and others who have the responsibility for implementing the HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations. It contains easy-to-understand explanations of the legal and regulatory provisions. The 2017 Edition has been updated to include: Coverage of new guidance from OCR on access to PHI by individuals and fees for copies New section on ransomware A detailed account of Lincare, the second HHS civil monetary penalty case Summaries of 10 new HHS resolution agreements Information on the new Phase 2 Audits Updated State-by-State Guide to Medical Privacy Statutes

Emergency Department Compliance Manual

Author: Rusty McNew
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886692
Size: 44.45 MB
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Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2017 Edition provides everything you need to stay in compliance with complex emergency department regulations. The list of questions helps you quickly locate specific guidance on difficult legal areas such as: Complying with COBRA Dealing with psychiatric patients Negotiating consent requirements Obtaining reimbursement for ED services Avoiding employment law problems Emergency Department Compliance Manual also features first-hand advice from staff members at hospitals that have recently navigated a Joint Commission survey and includes frank and detailed information. Organized by topic, it allows you to readily compare the experiences of different hospitals. Because of the Joint Commission's hospital-wide, function-based approach to evaluating compliance, it's been difficult to know specifically what's expected of you in the ED. Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes a concise grid outlining the most recent Joint Commission standards which will help you learn what responsibilities you have for demonstrating compliance. Plus, Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes sample documentation that hospitals across the country have used to show compliance with legal requirements and Joint Commission standards: Age-related competencies Patient assessment policies and procedures Consent forms Advance directives Policies and protocols Roles and responsibilities of ED staff Quality improvement tools Conscious sedation policies and procedures Triage, referral, and discharge policies and procedures And much more!

Essentials For Nursing Practice E Book

Author: Patricia A. Potter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323554717
Size: 29.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Get a solid foundation in essential nursing principles, concepts, and skills! Essentials for Nursing Practice, 9th Edition combines everything you need from your fundamentals course and streamlines it into a format that’s perfect for busy nursing students. The ninth edition retains many classic features, including chapter case studies, procedural guidelines, and special considerations for various age groups, along with new content including a chapter on Complementary and Alternative Therapies, interactive clinical case studies on Evolve, a new Reflective Learning section, and QSEN activities to encourage active learning. Thoroughly reviewed by nursing clinical experts and educators, this new edition ensures you learn nursing Essentials with the most accurate, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand book on the market. Progressive case studies are introduced at the beginning of the chapter and are then used to tie together the care plan, concept map, and clinical decision-making exercises. Focused Patient Assessment tables include actual questions to help you learn how to effectively phrase questions to patients as well as target physical assessment techniques. Nursing skills at the end of each chapter feature full-bleed coloring on the edge of the page to make them easy to locate. Safety guidelines for nursing skills sections precede each skills section to help you focus on safe and effective skills performance. Detailed care plans in the text and on Evolve demonstrate the application of the 5-step nursing process to individual patient problems to help you understand how a plan is developed and how to evaluate care. Unexpected outcomes and related interventions for skills alert you to possible problems and appropriate nursing action. Patient Teaching boxes help you plan effective teaching by first identifying an outcome, then developing strategies on how to teach, and finally, implementing measures to evaluate learning. Care of the Older Adult boxes highlight key aspects of nursing assessment and care for this growing population. Key points neatly summarize the most important content for each chapter to help you review and evaluate learning. Evidence-Based Practice boxes include a PICO question, summary of the results of a research study, and a F description of how the study has affected nursing practice — in every chapter. Patient-Centered Care boxes address racial and ethnic diversity along with the cultural differences that impact socioeconomic status, values, geography, and religion. 65 Skills and procedural guidelines provide clear, step-by-step instructions for providing safe nursing care. 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for clinical chapters. Concept maps visually demonstrate planning care for patients with multiple diagnoses. NOC outcomes, NIC interventions, and NANDA diagnoses are incorporated in care plans to reflect the standard used by institutions nationwide.

Emergency Department Compliance Manual 2019 Edition

Author: McNew
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1543806899
Size: 41.14 MB
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Emergency Department Compliance Manual provides everything you need to stay in compliance with complex emergency department regulations, including such topics as legal compliance questions and answers--find the legal answers you need in seconds; Joint Commission survey questions and answers--get inside guidance from colleagues who have been there; hospital accreditation standard analysis--learn about the latest Joint Commission standards as they apply to the emergency department; and reference materials for emergency department compliance. The Manual offers practical tools that will help you and your department comply with emergency department-related laws, regulations, and accreditation standards. Because of the Joint Commission's hospital-wide, function-based approach to evaluating compliance, it's difficult to know specifically what's expected of you in the ED. Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes a concise grid outlining the most recent Joint Commission standards, which will help you understand your compliance responsibilities. Plus, Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes sample documentation and forms that hospitals across the country have used to show compliance with legal requirements and Joint Commission standards. Previous Edition: Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2018 Edition, ISBN: 9781454889427¿

Emergency Department Compliance Manual 2018 Edition

Author: McNew
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145488942X
Size: 62.81 MB
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Emergency Department Compliance Manual provides everything you need to stay in compliance with complex emergency department regulations, including such topics as legal compliance questions and answers--find the legal answers you need in seconds; Joint Commission survey questions and answers--get inside guidance from colleagues who have been there; hospital accreditation standard analysis--learn about the latest Joint Commission standards as they apply to the emergency department; and reference materials for emergency department compliance. The Manual offers practical tools that will help you and your department comply with emergency department-related laws, regulations, and accreditation standards. Because of the Joint Commission's hospital-wide, function-based approach to evaluating compliance, it's difficult to know specifically what's expected of you in the ED. Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes a concise grid outlining the most recent Joint Commission standards, which will help you learn understand your compliance responsibilities. Plus, Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes sample documentation and forms that hospitals across the country have used to show compliance with legal requirements and Joint Commission standards. Previous Edition: Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2017 Edition, ISBN: 9781454886693

Non Physician Practitioner Handbook 2018

Author: The Coding Institute
Publisher: The Coding Institute
ISBN: 1635273870
Size: 42.37 MB
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Ensure Optimal Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Other Nonphysician Practitioners Navigate the troublesome requirements of incident-to billing and earn 100% of allowable revenue for your NPP services. The Nonphysician Practitioner Handbook 2018 delivers twice as much content as the best-selling 2017 edition-and packs twice the punch to help you solve your NPP coding, billing, compliance, and documentation challenges. Capitalize on expert advice to interpret complex coding and billing rules. Packed with authoritative answers to questions from readers like you, the Nonphysician Practitioner Handbook 2018 tackles complex coding trouble spots-split-visit rules, place of service, prolonged services, and much more. You'll also get readers Q&A and handy clip-and-save tools to know when you can bill your NPP's service incident-to the physician. Plus, the 2018 edition of this best-selling resource has been expanded to include key information and tips on patient-centered care, physician fee schedules, HIPAA compliance, preventing security breaches, and telemedicine. Leverage in-depth understanding and best-in-class tips for a great year of NPP revenue: Got MIPS? Use This CMS Tool to Ease Your Larger Practices Into MACRAUpgrade Your Image Reporting with the FX ModifierHow Does Your Physical Therapy Billing Stack Up Against Your Peers?Code E/M Prolonged Service After Discovering the ProviderNail Down Email Compliance Basics or Risk ExposureThree HCPCS Codes Enhance Your Colonoscopy Quality ReportingIf You File with National Government Services, Don't Miss This Policy ReversalKnow When to Use the Team Conference Code Note: E-books are not printable.

Health Care Compliance Legal Issues Manual

Author: American Health Lawyers Association
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781522173434
Size: 22.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Authored by experts with years of health care compliance experience, this new edition integrates changes in regulation, trends in enforcement, and the reasoning of the courts to help you navigate emerging and unsettled areas of compliance risk, such as self-disclosure obligations, risks associated with opioid use, and the impact of statistical sampling.Highlights of this edition include:All new glossary of health care compliance terms, including key statutes, acronyms, governing agencies, and moreExpanded civil monetary penalty and exclusion authorities under 2017 final rulesDiscussion of core elements of compliance programs for Medicare Advantage Plans and Part D Plans as established by federal regulationsExpanded whistleblower protections under federal and state law, false claims based on lack of medical necessity, materiality after Escobar, and recent enforcement activityExpanded discussion of determinations of medical necessity, CMS review of medical necessity terminations, consequences, and appeals processesRecent health information privacy and security developments, including new guidance, risks associated with innovative technologies, and trends in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enforcement activityNew chapters:Chapter 1, Glossary of Key TermsChapter 10, The Relationship between Enforcement and ComplianceChapter 17, Health Care Civil Rights and Nondiscrimination Under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care ActChapter 19, Behavioral Health

The Electronic Health Record For The Physician S Office

Author: Julie Pepper
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 032354777X
Size: 61.23 MB
Format: PDF
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Get hands-on practice with entering data into the Electronic Health Record! The Electronic Health Record for the Physician's Office, 2nd Edition uses online simulations to walk you through each EHR task. Clear, step-by-step guidelines simplify the exercises in each simulation, so you learn all the EHR skills required of a medical office professional. This edition adds in-depth review and preparation for the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) examination. Written by Medical Assisting educator Julie Pepper, this how-to manual helps you master the administrative, clinical, and billing/coding skills you need to gain certification and succeed on the job. Access to SimChart for the Medical Office sold separately. Use of SimChart for the Medical Office (SCMO) for all EHR/practice management applications makes it easier to learn and apply EHR fundamentals. Realistic, hands-on practice helps you develop EHR skills including implementation, HIPAA compliance, troubleshooting, and submitting claims for reimbursement. Safe learning environment allows you to learn and practice tasks without fear of making a mistake affecting real patients. A guided tour through SCMO shows how to use the online simulations and practice EHR tasks. Application exercises in the appendix cover administrative, clinical, and insurance/billing, allowing you to practice the skills learned in the text. Student learning resources on the Evolve companion website include form upload, cases, additional insurance cards, and patient information forms, all providing additional practice. NEW! Enhanced EHR coverage provides in-depth preparation for the CEHRS examination. NEW! CEHRS examination preparation tools are included on Evolve.

Mandated Benefits

Author: Balser Group
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 1454825626
Size: 62.42 MB
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Mandated Benefits 2014 Compliance Guide is a comprehensive and practical reference manual covering key federal regulatory issues that must be addressed by human resources managers, benefits specialists, and company executives in all industries. Mandated Benefits 2014 Compliance Guide includes in-depth coverage of these and other major federal regulations: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act (HEART Act) Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) Mandated Benefits 2014 Compliance Guide helps take the guesswork out of managing employee benefits and human resources by clearly and concisely describing the essential requirements and administrative processes necessary to comply with each regulation. It offers suggestions for protecting employers against the most common litigation threats and recommendations for handling various types of employee problems. Throughout the Guide are numerous exhibits, useful checklists and forms, and do's and don'ts. A list of HR audit questions at the beginning of each chapter serves as an aid in evaluating your company's level of regulatory compliance. The Mandated Benefits 2014 Compliance Guide has been updated to include: Updated best practices for organizing the human resources department Information on Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and severance pay New regulations and guidelines for health care reform as mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) New information on de-identified protected health information (PHI) and the effect of the omnibus final rules on business associates and notification requirements in case of a breach of PHI Information on the revised model election notice as required under PPACA A completely revised section on the final rules implementing HIPAA's nondiscrimination requirements for wellness programs and updated information on providing employee benefits to legally married same-sex couples based on the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor A new section on the ADA's direct threat provisions Updated information on caregiver leave under military family leave and survey data regarding the FMLA's impact Updated information on completing the newest Form I-9 and the E-Verify system The OFCCP's final rules for developing and implementing AAPs for veterans and individuals with disabilities and new policy directive for compensation compliance evaluations A new section on bring your own device to work and its impact on employee privacy Information on the final rule revising the hazard communication standard, and the requirements for safety data sheets, which will replace material safety data sheets New information on medical marijuana in the workplace