Webinar: Developing Policies and Documents for a More Effective Compliance Program For Healthcare Professionals

Webinar Date/Time: March 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Webinar Replay Coming Soon!

An essential element to an effective compliance program is the establishment of written policies and procedures, along with standards, code of conduct and other compliance documents that promote a commitment to compliance. The Compliance Office, and specifically the Compliance Officer, must ensure proper development, implementation and management of these essential documents.

The policy process of development, implementation and maintenance can be daunting. But it does not have to be! This webinar is designed to address the process and provide tips for making the process more efficient and effective. Specific topics will include:

  • Essential policies and documents for an effective compliance program
    • Why it is important to maintain such policies and documents
    • Must have core compliance program related documents
    • Suggested high-risk areas to address through policies
    • Identifying policy gaps
  • How to establish a policy process
    • Implementing a process and assigning responsibility
    • Standardizing the form and format for policy and compliance documents
    • Managing policy and compliance documents on an ongoing basis
    • Discussing best practices

Come prepared to learn and ask questions during our live Q&A session. All participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance after the webinar.

Speaker Biography

Jillian Bower, MPA. Ms. Bower is the Vice President of the Compliance Resource Center (CRC), a company that provides comprehensive and integrated end-to-end compliance management solutions, that includes the Policy Resource Center, a robust library of policy and other compliance-related documents in customizable templates to address healthcare regulations and laws, as well as business operations. Their services also include ethics and compliance hotline services and sanction and exclusion screening services.

Compliance Resource Center is a subsidiary of Strategic Management Services, a nationally recognized healthcare compliance consulting firm focused on compliance and regulatory services to clients in the healthcare industry.

Ms. Bower conducts policy and regulatory research and analysis in various health care related areas, including Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations, billing and coding requirements, HIPAA, and corporate compliance. She has worked directly with a variety of healthcare organizations, as well as federal government agencies, to provide solutions to address areas on non-compliance.

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