Align Your Compliance Efforts with the 2014 OIG Strategy - 5 Key Steps to Avoid OIG Fines on your Referring Physicians and Vendors
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PST)
This OIG compliance training will discuss how to review your company’s practices in conducting business and billing for services rendered by referring physicians and third-party vendors. Learn more about the OIG’s focus in 2014 on your liability with regard to referrals from or conducting business with these key partners in healthcare.
Why Should You Attend:
Attend this 60-minute webinar to understand the framework of federal and state regulations and policies with third parties and referring physicians. Attendees will also learn about the 2014 OIG Work Plan and recent Corporate Integrity Agreements regarding the responsibility of a healthcare organization. This will help in understanding who the organization is doing business with or contracting and accepting referrals from as a part of its healthcare delivery. Learn how to have the right policies adopted across your organization and audit protocols that can be used as an effective compliance tool.
Attendees will hear from a former US Attorney on best practices to stay ahead of the OIG and lessons learned from companies that were not so lucky. The webinar will explain why the OIG is focusing on your relationships with referring physicians and third-party vendors. Course attendees will also get insight into lessons learned from recent Corporate Integrity Agreements, regulations and recent civil fines and penalties.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
- 2014 -2018 OIG strategic plan
- State Medicaid Bulletins on monitoring your referring physicians and vendors
- OIG Special Advisory Bulletin on excluded parties
- Recent cases of civil fines and penalties
- Recent Corporate Integrity Agreements
- CMS rules and regulations Medicare Fee-For-Service Billing
- CMS -1450 Form/UB-04 NPI forms for billing CMS
- CMS State Medicaid Director Letters
- Section 6405 of the Affordable Care Act
- Medicare Enrollment Guidelines 2013-2014
- Section 6501 Affordable Care Act (Excluded Parties)
Who Will Benefit:
This webinar will provide valuable assistance to all personnel in hospitals, academic medical centers, long-term care facilities, medical offices, practice groups, etc. The following titles will benefit:
- Compliance Officers
- Privacy Officer
- Human Resources Officer
- Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
- Office Manager
- Contracts Manager
- Supply Chain and Procurement Managers
- Risk Department
Alice H Martin Esq., founded Martin Compliance Consulting (MC2) in July of 2012 following her service as Corporate Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer for RegionalCare Hospital Partners (2010-2012) and U. S,. Attorney (2001-2009) where she headed a nationally recognized Health Care Fraud Task Force. She is a former Alabama Circuit Court Judge. She received her J.D. from the University of Mississippi, and her B.S. in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. She is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Mississippi & Tennessee. She is certified in healthcare compliance (CHC) and healthcare privacy (CHPC). She is active in the HCCA and the American Health Lawyers Association. She is currently appointed as a Deputy Attorney General in Alabama and provides legal counsel to the Department of Examiners of Public Accounts in its implementation of Alabama's Recovery Audit Statute.
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