This assignment will explore compliance issues with federal and state laws and regulations governing healthcare organizations, such as the Anti-Kickback Law, the False Claims Act, the Stark Law, credentialing, medical errors, and patient safety. It is important to understand healthcare compliance for the benefit of improving patient care. It is also important to promote adherence to applicable laws, payer healthcare requirements, and to protect the organization against fraud, waste, abuse, and other potential liabilities.

 

Instructions

Write a 2–3 page paper in which you:

 

Summarize one statute, one regulation, and one guidance document that impose compliance obligations on healthcare organizations.

Explain what healthcare organizations must do to comply with legal requirements.

Describe the standards for corporate compliance programs set forth in the OIG Compliance Guidance and the Federal Register.