Overview: Healthcare audits are an increasingly common occurrence and being prepared for one is part of a smart business plan.
This webinar will discuss how to prepare for a CMS or other type of audit. Typically an audit is the result of a claim, breach or other event that warranted an investigation. It could also be a random compliance audit conducted by CMS or one of its agents. Either way, they are coming and you need to be prepared. The steps you can take to prepare for a CMS audit can help alleviate the anxiety and unknowns and help prevent a finding, fine or worse.
Areas Covered in the Session:
The requirements of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules will be presented.
The requirements of the CMS audit will be explained.
A framework for creating an Audit Management Plan will be presented.
The elements of a comprehensive plan will be discussed.
An annual update process will be discussed to keep the plan up to date.
The importance of documentation in the audit process will discussed.
Who Will Benefit:
Information Systems Manager
Chief Information Officer
Health Information Manager
Office and clinical staff
Mark Sexton is an experienced information security professional who specializes in the fields of higher education and health care. In his role as the Manager of Information Systems with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, he managed complex technical programs at all levels of the organizational structure and provided staff and faculty with specialized information security training. He has over 16 years of information security teaching and leadership experience including physical security, operational risk management, compliance programs, and information security policy development.