About the time the profession starts to understand the critical nature of the HIPAA law (health care cybersecurity) and importance of getting a compliance program in place to avoid massive fines and to protect private health information, along comes the confusion created by:
- OIG compliance program requirements -- with special enforcement directly targeting chiropractic professionals who treat Medicare or other federally covered individuals.
- Separate Medicare/Federal Fraud Waste and Abuse laws that impact chiropractic professionals who do not treat Medicare part B, but do treat other individuals covered by federal funds, such as Medicaid.
- Bogus, official-looking scams, relative to OIG compliance audits.
- And the new (October 16, 2016) Affordable Care Act rule 1557, requiring translation services in 15 top languages be available in physician offices that treat Medicare part C (advantage and replacement plans)
This course was presented in March 2017 by Dr. Ty Talcott and sponsored by HIPAA Compliance Services.
HIPAA Compliance Services
Dr. Ty Talcott, CHPSE has consulted to thousands of health care practices relative to business development and protection. He is a sought after speaker who has led numerous seminars, performed as a keynote speaker and has been featured on the cover of several magazines. Dr. Talcott is a founding partner of an IPA (Independent Physician Association ) that credentialed participating doctors for contracting with HMO’s and PPO’s
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