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What is a Security Risk Assessment and Why Do You Need One?

  •   Webinar
  •   11/8/2017
  •   John McDuffie

 

Do you have a HIPAA compliant Risk Assessment? Are you doing enough to protect PHI and ePHI? Completing a checklist or performing the minimum number of steps to render a Risk Assessment does not guarantee your Risk Assessment is HIPAA compliant.

Are you aware a Security Risk Assessment is one of the four mandatory ACI transition measures and it plays a role in all 4 mandatory measures and the 7 optional measures?  This webinar demonstrates how Data Security is NOT just an issue for your software system or IT department.

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What Is a Security Risk Assessment?

  •   Article
  •   10/31/2017
  •   John McDuffie

In the healthcare realm, protecting your network and data is the law. Protecting PHI and ePHI requires many safeguards including strong password protection and strict adherence to policies governing the handling of PHI and ePHI to mention a few. Every possible step must be taken to ensure a patient’s information is not compromised.  This article provides excellent insight into how you can protect your data and protect your practice!

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Hospice Quality Programming: QAPI and HQRP

  •   Webinar
  •   10/16/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

This session explains the differences between QAPI and HQRP and then delves into the five standards of the QAPI condition of participation, the key regulatory compliance components of the condition, how to implement these components into daily operations and how to have a Medicare survey-ready QAPI program. 

Specific areas of focus for this education are to identify and explain the differences between HQRP and QAPI, list and explain the requirements of the five components of the QAPI condition of participation, explain how to incorporate QAPI concepts into daily operations, and share tips and provide suggestions for how to be ready for QAPI compliance to be assessed during a Medicare certification/recertification survey.

 

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How can Hospice, Home Health and Medicaid Waiver Services Coexist?

  •   Webinar
  •   9/29/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

This webinar provides a review of the services required to be provided under the Medicare hospice benefit and the Medicare home health benefit as well as the services covered under a Medicaid Waiver - and how they can coexist with hospice or home health.  Common non-compliant practices will be discussed along with suggestions for coordination of care.  Specific areas of focus are: Federal regulations regarding hospice services, home health services and Medicaid waiver services; why some common practices are non-compliant and provide examples of compliant practices, and care coordination requirements.

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The Trump Effect: How the New Administration is Impacting Homecare

  •   Webinar
  •   9/26/2017
  •   Angelo Spinola

This education is packed with information on how the Trump Administration is impacting the Homecare industry - both directly and indirectly.  Angelo Spinola focuses on the expected agenda and priorities of the new Department of Labor leadership and anticipated timing of potential changes, current litigation trends, understanding the practices most commonly targeted by private lawsuits and Department of Labor investigations. 

This session also provides some remedial steps companies should take to mitigate their risk.Formulate and prioritize a compliance agenda to proactively reduce your risk of liability.

 

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Cultural Diversity: Being Sensitive to the Ones We Serve

  •   Webinar
  •   9/18/2017
  •   Gilbert Marez, D.Min.

Our world is becoming increasingly culturally diverse.  This is not a political statement, but rather a reality that indeed impacts how care is delivered to patients.  In this webinar, presented by the dynamic Dr. Gilbert Marez, you will learn to identify various cultural signs that may increase a clinician’s and support staff’s awareness about concepts and preferences of patients of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.  Come learn how to provide true care in a manner that can be appreciated by all people!

 

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