Many health care facilities and providers have turned to laypersons and companies to handle some or all front and back office functions. These resources are typically not licensed, not subject to regulatory scrutiny and may be based domestically or overseas. This type of delegation is often touted as saving costs and allowing providers to focus on patient care rather than administrative functions.
Delegating responsibilities in this manner, however, does not relieve the health care provider or facility from responsibility for regulatory compliance with respect to the outsourced functions. Further, under state and federal laws, some functions should not be assigned to non-licensed persons. Likewise, it is necessary to do due diligence to be sure that a company or layperson can make good on errors or noncompliance.
Join nationally-known healthcare attorney & expert Wayne J. Miller, Esq., for a 60-minutes audio conference. He'll explore the risks and traps to avoid in outsourcing front and back office functions. Wayne will discuss areas to focus on in vetting possible candidates for outsourced billing and management functions.
Here is what you'll learn:
Who should attend? physicians, medical groups, medical group administrators or managers, hospitals, long term care facilities and health care consultants
- Duane Abbey, Ph.D.
- Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
- Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, MPH
- Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC-OTO, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CHCC
- Wayne J. Miller, Esq.
- Duane Abbey, Ph.D.
Wayne J. Miller, Esq., is a founding partner of the Compliance Law Group, Los Angeles, a law firm focused on health care industry legal compliance for clients nationwide. Wayne has practiced healthcare business and regulatory law throughout his 30-year career. His firm represents a wide range of healthcare industry clients throughout the nation. He is a frequent speaker for The Coding Institute national teleconferences on healthcare reimbursement, transactional and regulatory...
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