2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HCPM 610 - Healthcare Industry and its Impact on Health Care Practice Management

Credits: Three (3)

The course provides an extensive overview of leadership in the U.S. health services system. The focus of the course will be on the role health services leadership plays in the delivery of healthcare services, to include managing with professionals, financial management, services utilization, and other aspects of the U.S. healthcare system. It also provides an in-depth examination of regulatory compliance issues associated with a medical practice environment. It offers a broad base of foundational compliance knowledge with real-world solutions. Topics include an overview of the OIG recommended Compliance Program for Physicians, coding/billing and reimbursement issues, and discussions related to compliance with regulations and statutes, e.g.,OSHA, CLIA, and HIPAA Privacy and Security. The student will explore the key theoretical and practical elements of leadership as well as current issues clarifying how the U.S. health services system is organized, managed, and financed.