(Recorded Webinar) Integrated Care: Legal and Compliance Risks
Combining primary health care and behavioral health care can lead to better outcomes for patients with behavioral health needs and substance use disorders. Information shared among and between team members can lead to better clinical decision-making by members of the care team and important linkages to needed services.
For health centers, and organizations seeking to collaborate with health centers, integrated care models present additional legal and compliance considerations and risks, particularly if the integration is achieved via a contractual relationship with another organization. Health centers should accordingly understand the associated requirements and considerations. Health centers must also address their compliance responsibilities when using and disclosing patient health information, including substance use disorder information protected by 42 CFR Part 2.
This webinar will review the most common models used by health centers when developing integrated care models, discuss the related patient data sharing considerations and outline key compliance and legal concerns throughout the integration process.
- Compliance Officers
- Risk Managers
- Primary Care and Behavioral Health Leadership
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand the steps in the integration process, from initial outreach to full care integration
- Identify contracting models used by health centers when integrating primary care and behavioral health
- Determine how patient health information can be shared in an integrated model, including when patient consent is required
Carrie Riley is a Partner in the health law practice group. She counsels a wide variety of health care clients, including Title X grantees and subrecipeints, and other private and public health care providers, on contracting, regulatory compliance, fraud and abuse, and reimbursement matters. Carrie also provides counsel on transactional matters, including formation and agreements for multi-provider affiliations/joint ventures, general contracting, and residency training arrangements. Prior to going to law school, Carrie worked at a Title X regional training center for several years. [Full Bio]
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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