2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 26, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HCPM 331 - Healthcare Compliance and Quality

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: HCPM-211
This course is an in-depth examination of quality and regulatory compliance issues associated with a healthcare management environment. It offers a broad base of foundational compliance knowledge with real-world solutions, as well as the study and application of regulatory requirements for quality and performance improvement. 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, HIPAA Privacy and Security, and other quality-based programs affecting healthcare such as pay-for-performance and RAC programs. Students will explore quality improvement techniques with an emphasis on the roles of patient and health professional in improving healthcare delivery, outcomes tracking, analysis, and impact on practice performance and patient care.