(Recorded Webinar) Excluded Individuals and Entities
Individuals and entities that have been excluded are prohibited from participating in a federal health care programs. No federal health care program payments can be made for any items or services furnished by an excluded individual or at the medical direction of an excluded individual. Excluded individuals cannot serve in an executive or leadership role or provide administrative or management services. Health centers cannot contract with or provide subawards to certain parties that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation in federal assistance programs or activities.
Health centers are responsible for screening federal and state databases to identify excluded individuals and entities. Common compliance challenges related to exclusion screening in health centers include:
- Determining who should be screened: Providers? C-Suite? All employees? Board members? Volunteers? Students? Vendors/contractors?
- Assigning responsibility for screening: Human Resources? Credentialing? Finance? Compliance?
- Determining the frequency of screening: Upon hire? Annually? Monthly?
- Developing a procedure for responding: Should the employee be taken off the schedule? Can the employee continue to work in some capacity? Should the health center self-disclose the employment of an excluded individual?
This Monthly Compliance Webinar was developed to respond to these questions and will include examples, best practices and time for attendee questions.
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Compliance Officers, Grants Managers, Finance, Human Resources, Credentialing
Following the webinar attendees will:
- Understand how individuals and entities are excluded from federal health care programs
- Understand how a clear, comprehensive exclusion screening policy and procedure can protect their health center
- Understand the compliance responsibilities related to outsourcing exclusion screening function and the government’s expectations for ongoing oversight of exclusion screening vendors
As Partner and Compliance Counsel with the firm’s health law practice group, Dianne advises health centers on implementing effective compliance programs and on addressing top compliance risk areas. Dianne counsels health centers and other organizations on developing compliance programs that include the OIG’s seven elements, respond to identified compliance risk areas and reflect the organization’s culture. Dianne also advises health centers and other organizations on patient privacy and confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and 42 CFR Part 2. She has experience responding to privacy and security incidents, including determining whether there has been a breach, notifying patients and the government, and creating corrective action plans. [Full Bio]
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