Meadow Brook’s Assisted Living Center will strive to offer exceptional service that exceeds those of our competitors. We will unite our patients, family, and healthcare providers, on an emotional and spiritual level so that all will be empowered to embrace the rewards of senior life. Code of Professional Conduct that Supports Social Responsibility Meadow Brook Assisted Living Center Code of Conduct Compliance- The codes ruling the conduct of Meadow Brook Assisted Living Center are continuously changing and complex in nature. To ensure that Meadow Brook is in compliance with all laws and standards we have developed a compliance program.
All healthcare facilities have the duty to protect their patient’s health information. This is ensured through the Health Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) (Health and Human Services (HHS), 2015). When HIPAA is violated, there are civil and criminal penalties that will be charged against the offender (American Medical Association (AMA), n.d.). The purpose of this post is to discuss HIPAA laws and penalties. I will also discuss the charges pressed against Dr. Zhou for violating HIPAA laws.
Radiological Technologist like all of healthcare professionals have ethical principles. The Standards of Ethics of radiologic technologists is set forth by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, also known as ARRT. The Standard of Ethics of Radiologic Technologists are meant to apply any individual who holds certificate and registered by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, also Standards of Ethics applies to future candidates, like myself, for certification and registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. According to American Registry of Radiologic Technologists “The Standards of Ethics are intended to be consistent with the Mission Statement of ARRT, and to promote the goals set forth in the Mission Statement.” Certified and registered Radiologic Technologist must uphold the Standards of Ethics, because it sets the professional values on what is meant to be qualified
Charfi Medical is implementing a compliance program to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse. This compliance plan has a mission of providing quality patient care. The compliance plan’s objectives are to provide a proactive program that ensures full compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations especially HIPAA. The HIPAA Privacy Rule creates a base of Federal protection for personal health information, cautiously established to avoid creating unnecessary barriers to the delivery of quality health care. Compliance plan objectives: Implementing a medical compliance plan limit our liability by reducing innocent billing mistakes and exposure to fraud and abuse allegations, which helps avoid governmental audits.
Quality assurance of medical records following sure all rules and regulations were followed for Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) review. Processed, logged, copied, and properly mailed records and correspondence to patients and outside agencies. Organized administrative activities for 297-person organization. Independently performed assigned duties in accordance with regulatory guidance and accreditation guidelines, using discretion and judgment to make appropriate methodology. Provided advice and regulatory guidance, verbally and written to staff.
In additional to the original threaded discussion, level one codes are based on the documentation used for CPT. The Healthcare portability and protection act (HIPPA) of 1996, mandated that all claims be reported using HCPCS. HIPAA made HCPCS codes mandatory for billing and coding. It is also very important that every claim and any medical information is done through and acted by HIPPA regulation to ensure the patients privacy. When a patient first visit a medical facility a copy of the notice of privacy must be provided to the patient, this will explain how to exercise his or her rights under HIPAA.
The NHS Constitution established the principles and values that are fundamental to service users on how appropriate clinical decisions are made for the delivery of quality care (Department of Health 2010). It provides explicit information for patients to understand their care, what to expect, and feel more empowered involving in their own care (DH 2010). The NHS constitution explains the behaviour expected from stakeholders such as staff, patients and the public (DH 2010). This prevent the government from making alteration and give the NHS complete autonomy and protection against political change without the full involvement of stakeholders to achieve transparency in the delivery of care (DH 2010).
Code Of Ethics Regardless of any personal beliefs, Surgical Technologist have several professional standards to maintain when it comes to personal conduct and high patient care to uphold at all times. The entire medical team is responsible for keeping patient information confidential at all times, unless instructed not to by the patient. As part of the care team we need to respect and protect any legal, moral rights the patient may have.
Patients who are admitted into the hospital confide in the health care professionals to do the right thing on time all of the time. Accreditation of health care organizations signifies compliance with a set of standards, reassuring the public that quality and patient safety is being met. In the United States, accreditation is voluntary and must be approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, CMS, for the health care organization to receive payment from Medicare or Medicaid (Myers, 2012). According to Ellis and Hartley (2012), the Joint Commission was established by the American Colleges of Surgeons and Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Canadian Medical Association in 1951.
The career path I am taking after graduation is medical billing and coding. The main duty of billing and coding specialists is to accurately provide services to patients. My duties as a medical billing records specialist would be to help protect a patient 's rights and health care system to run efficiently. A Certified Billing and Coding Specialist 's main focus is on translating a medical procedure, analysis, or symptom into distinctive codes for submitting a claim for repayment. Pursuing a career in medical billing and coding you should have the following skills detail oriented, discretion, assertive, analytical, and technical.
They analyze and extract important medical data from all pertinent records in order to create an organized chronology that highlights the medical care that was provided to an injured claimant before and after the date of injury. Medical chronologists examine billing records and summarize the costs in reports for medical experts. They evaluate medical records to verify the continuity of health care and find gaps or omissions in treatment. Medical chronologists prepare detailed summaries of all records and verify if the chronology objectives are clearly achieved and in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures.
Our managed care contract service tracks payments and analyzes the information to produce customized reports showing profitability, or lack of profitability, with each managed care facility. These reports are critical when decisions need to be made on renewing and negotiating contracts. Claim Systems ' state-of-the-art software will allow the physician to do complete dictation transcription. This allows the physician to meet the needs of the new strict HCFA mandate on clarity of all Medicare claims. Service Description Reliance Medical Managements’ number one goal is to provide outstanding service.
Boise Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic Patient Release of Protected Health Information Effective December 4th, 2015 HIPAA Policy 1738 i. POLICY Boise Physical and Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic is committed to protecting the privacy of patients’ health information. We comply with federal and state laws that protect the privacy and security of patient’s health information. This policy establishes the requirements for the use and disclosure of patient’s protected health information. All persons authorized to release medical records and information must read, understand, and comply with this policy.