Vaccine Incentives for Patients and Employees
As health centers develop incentive programs to encourage their patients and their employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, many are left wondering whether their efforts create legal or compliance risk for their organizations. In this webinar, we will discuss the latest federal guidance on providing vaccine incentives for patients and employees, including recent updates from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
- Compliance Officers/ Risk Managers
- Human Resources Directors/ Managers
- C-Suite Members, including CEOs and COOs
- Clinic Directors
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Identify the federal laws and regulations implicated when a health care provider offers incentives or rewards to patients and when an employer offers incentives to employees
- Describe the safeguards the OIG identified that, when implemented, lower the legal risks for health care providers offering or providing rewards or incentives to patients or potential patients
- Describe the incentives the EEOC identified that employers may offer to employees for voluntarily providing vaccination documentation or for voluntarily receiving a vaccination administered by the employer or its agent
Adam J. Falcone is a Partner in FTLF’s national health law practice group, where he counsels a diverse spectrum of community-based organizations that render primary and behavioral healthcare services. Adam counsels clients on a wide range of health law issues, with a focus on fraud and abuse, reimbursement and payment, and antitrust and competition matters. [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]
Participants can earn up to 1.20 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
ATTENDEE REQUIREMENTS FOR CPE CREDIT
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- Answer at least 3 of the 5 polling questions during the webinar
- Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email
Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within seven (7) business days.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: Compliance Officers/ Risk Managers; Human Resources Directors/ Managers; C-Suite Members, including CEOs and COOs; Clinic Directors
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
- Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to three (3) out of five (5) polling questions.
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- 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
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