Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2013 Edition

Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2013 Edition

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Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2013 Edition provides everything you need to stay in compliance with complex emergency department regulations. The list of questions helps you quickly locate specific guidance on difficult legal areas such as: Complying with COBRA Dealing with psychiatric patients Negotiating consent requirements Obtaining reimbursement for ED services Avoiding employment law problems Emergency Department Compliance Manual also features first-hand advice from staff members at hospitals that have recently navigated a Joint Commission survey and includes frank and detailed information. Organized by topic, it allows you to readily compare the experiences of different hospitals. Because of the Joint Commission's hospital-wide, function-based approach to evaluating compliance, it's been difficult to know specifically what's expected of you in the ED...Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes a concise grid outlining the most recent Joint Commission standards which will help you learn what responsibilities you have for demonstrating compliance. Plus, Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes sample documentation that hospitals across the country have used to show compliance with legal requirements and Joint Commission standards: Age-related competencies Patient assessment policies and procedures Consent forms Advance directives Policies and protocols Roles and responsibilities of ED staff Quality improvement tools Conscious sedation policies and procedures Triage, referral, and discharge policies and procedures And much more! Emergency Department Compliance Manual has been updated to include new and updated legal and regulatory information affecting your ED, including: Updated questions and answers, covering such topics as: Physician Payment Sunshine Act requirements What a HIPAA audit involves Joint Commission requirements for patient-centered communication Joint Commission requirements for the use of scribes Hospitals' response to uncompensated emergency department care Factors, including drug shortages, that affect patient safety Joint Commission requirements to manage patient flow The Supreme Court decision's impact on health care reform Fraud and abuse updates OIG reassignment alert Stage 2 meaningful use requirements Affordable Care Act summary of health plan benefits and coverage (SBC) requirements Hospital value-based purchasing update Medicare Shared Savings Program requirements New Joint Commission survey questions and answers Updated sections on hospital accreditation standards New and updated forms, policies, and other reference materials to facilitate compliance, including: Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Reciprocal Lateral Transfer Sample Lateral Transfer into Hospital Transfer Process Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs Medication Use Agreement ED Director's Weekly Wrap-Up Reportto Staff Communication Template: Staff Meeting Safety Triggers ED Registered Nurse Clinical Ladder Program ED Registered Nurse Clinical Ladder Program: Expectations/Criteria for Each Dimension ED Nursing Education File Checklist ED New Hire Plan Extra Shift Bonus Policy Guidelines for Extra Shift Bonus Pay ED Overtime Justification ED Communication Checklist ED Downtime TrackData is left on an external device (accidentally or intentionally), such as in a library or hotel business center. agt; Prohibit or prevent download of EPHI onto remote systems or devices without an operational justification; Fe Ensure workforce isanbsp;...

Title:Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2013 Edition
Author:Rusty McNew
Publisher:Aspen Publishers Online - 2013-01-23


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