7 Components Guiding Prevention, Detection and Effective Compliance

Posted by Digital Manager on Tue, Apr 14, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Showing a Sincere, Ongoing Effort to Comply Is a Sound Investment.  

As far back as 2000, The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published voluntary compliance program guidance for individual and small group physician practices recommending that 7 key components be addressed to prevent the submission of erroneous claims or unlawful conduct involving the Federal health care programs. Have you put all 7 into action? 

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, Coding

Would Your Healthcare Facility Fail an OSHA Inspection? (Part I)

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

Recent OSHA Violations in Healthcare Focus on Specific Areas of Investigation (I)

Think OSHA would never inspect your healthcare facility? Think twice. In April 2012, OSHA announced it would be targeting nursing homes and residential care facilities for the next 3 years. Other healthcare facilities are not immune. In the past year, OSHA has inspected medical and dental practices and surgical centers.

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, OSHA Training, OSHA Compliance, OSHA Compliance Program, OSHA Medical, OSHA fines, Bloodborne Pathogens, OSHA Inspection

How to Properly Package Medical Waste in 6 Simple Steps

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 10:22 AM

The healthcare facility or business that throws away (generates) medical waste is responsible for preparing the red bag waste for pickup. This is called “packaging” medical waste. Proper packaging starts with ensuring appropriate setup, suitable types of red bags, and acceptable disposal of items in the red bag.

1. Set up your medical waste container.

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