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4.3 Million Reasons to Follow Your P&Ps

  • 1.  4.3 Million Reasons to Follow Your P&Ps

    Posted 30 days ago
    Interesting reading about the recent CMP for MD Anderson.  A few good takeaways...to include...if you way you are going to do something in P&P and to the OCR...ahem...probably a good idea that you follow through.

    https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/md-anderson-npd-signed.pdf

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  • 2.  RE: 4.3 Million Reasons to Follow Your P&Ps

    Posted 30 days ago

    Agreed!

     

    Rule #1 in an audit: Do you have Policies and Procedures that say what you are doing?

     

    Rule #2 – Are you actually doing what you say you are doing?

     

    Rule #3 – Are you doing what HHS OCR says you should be doing?

     

    Rule #4 – Can you prove it with Performance Data and Sampling?

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    Dr. Randy Lewis, LMFT, CHPC
    HIPAA Privacy Officer
    Orange County Government
    Orlando, FL
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  • 3.  RE: 4.3 Million Reasons to Follow Your P&Ps

    Posted 30 days ago
    Woah!  Thanks for the early morning read Frank!  I am working on our P&Ps as we speak.  Great reminders about practicing what we preach.

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    Melanie Schoonover, MS, CRC
    Quality Assurance Manager
    Washington County Behavioral Health
    HIllsboro,OR
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  • 4.  RE: 4.3 Million Reasons to Follow Your P&Ps

    Posted 30 days ago
    Expensive lesson, for sure.

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    Marie Wagner CHC,CHRC
    Sr. Corp Compliance Coord
    The Queen's Health Systems
    Honolulu,HI
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  • 5.  RE: 4.3 Million Reasons to Follow Your P&Ps

    Posted 30 days ago
    What's surprising to me is the number of years it took from breach to penalty.

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    Carl Russell
    Compliance Analyst
    Delta Dental of Idaho
    Boise,ID

    Anything I say is my sole opinion and not of my company.
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