Regulatory Requirements

Rules and regulations in the healthcare industry are increasingly complex. CHC Consulting has the expertise to help keep your organization in regulatory compliance, educate clinical and managerial staff on best practices for the delivery of safe, high-quality care, and guide and implement survey readiness plans. We stay current with the requirements posed by federal, state and other agencies.

Benefits

Measuring and monitoring the operational benefits of an integrated approach to governance, demonstrates the connection between strong compliance processes and tangible business results.


Compliance can help with revenue enhancement, reputation and brand protection, customer attraction and retention, higher profitability/lower costs, improved workforce performance, asset protection, and other key attributes of an effectively run hospital.


A strong focus on compliance ensures hospital leaders are up to date on current federal and state regulatory and legal requirements.

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How-to Basics for an Effective Hospital Compliance Program

As healthcare becomes more complex, there is also more emphasis being placed on financial considerations, and on preventing and detecting violations of state and federal healthcare laws. What can your hospital do? Start by creating a compliance program to self-police your hospital and staff activities.

Since its inception in 1976, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has led the charge to fight waste, fraud, and abuse in Medicare, Medicaid, and more than 100 other HHS programs. In 2010, as...


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Assessing Community Health Needs

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires not-for-profit hospitals to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) once every three years – and develop an implementation plan to meet community health needs. Finalized in 2014, the requirements surrounding a CHNA are very specific.

Whether or not your hospital has 501(c)(3) status – which triggers the need to complete a CHNA – conducting an assessment of the existing health needs within your community is a best practice both for your hospital and for the patient population you serve. The...


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