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Acupuncture


Risk 120a - Creating a Safe Office thru Risk Management
3.0

  • NCCAOM Approved for Safety 3 hours
  • Assess state, federal and board rulings regarding fee discounts, particularly time-of-service discounts and hardship discounts, and the extent to which they may be impacted by anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referral laws, marketing restrictions, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct..
  • Identify potential problems associated with routine approval of hardship discounts and the requirement for inquiry and documentation regarding qualifying for same.
  • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
  • Demonstrate how these discounts are regarded by relevant professional boards, and state and federal enforcement agencies.
  • Explain terms associated with time of service discounts and relevant factors associated in calculating an appropriate reduction in fees.
  • Identify specific conduct and activities within the practice of healthcare that violate a host of regulatory and statutory proscriptions relating to pre-paid fee arrangements.
  • Explain the development of current fee discounting legislation, rules and holdings.
  • Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate/illegal marketing relating to fees and professional services.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge regarding the roles played by the various state and federal enforcement agencies as they related to fee splits and kickbacks.
  • Assess one's working knowledge regarding the process by which state and federal rulings regarding fees impact a healthcare provider's practice in light of marketing, fee-splitting and anti-kickback legislation, insurance regulations, self-referrals, and the tenets of unprofessional conduct generally.

Van Tyle, Esq

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