Our compliance team is led by D.K. Everitt, a Certified Medical Compliance Officer, whose work includes assessing medical facilities, implementing compliance plans and Corporate Integrity Agreements, and OSHA and HIPAA training. Mr. Everitt is co-author of the Internal Operations Audit Manual (IOA), a compliance self-audit manual, along with other compliance manuals. He has served as a preceptor for Trinity University and is an annual guest lecturer on compliance for their graduate Health Care Administration Department.
The following on-site TCD programs have been created to meet the specific needs of your facility. We customize your program to assure you are in compliance with federal and state regulations.
On-site assessment of the compliance status of the internal operations of the healthcare facility including policies and procedures, coding and billing, medical records and physical plant. The results of the audit/survey are presented in a written report that serves as a "road map" for developing your compliance program.
Utilization of the survey report to develop a comprehensive compliance program designed to ensure that the organization and its employees comply with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to its business activities. This may also include implementation of the compliance program throughout all elements of the organization and annual evaluation of the compliance program.
Assist providers in meeting their compliance obligations under the terms of a Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) that is part of a settlement of federal health care program investigations. We can help in adopting the specific measures required by the CIA by providing the necessary audits and submitting the required reports.
Serve as an Independent Review Organization and address the duties and responsibilities required of an IRO under a Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA), including evaluation of the compliance program and billing functions for compliance with the CIA.
Make sure you are providing a safe and healthy working environment for your employees while protecting your practice from potentially high financial penalties.
Education is an important part of any compliance program and TCD can inexpensively assist you in meeting the training and documentation requiremetns of federal and state regulations, including OSHA, HIPAA and HAZMAT.
Initial and annual OSHA employee education and training along with reviews, updates and written plans (Exposure Control, Hazard Communication, Emergency Action, MSDS Instructions). Training will be documented and your facility will be issued a Certificate of Training that certifies that you have provided training that meets the OSHA and state requirements and are providing your employees with a safe, hazard free working environment. Go to the Resources page for information on purchasing the OSHA manual.
Employee training that includes overview of HIPAA regulations and requirements, example scenarios and implementation checklists. Along with the training manual, a compliance manual is provided that includes a HIPAA compliance plan, policies and procedures, forms, forms on disk and more. Go to the Resources page to see information on purchasing the HIPAA manual.
Employee training in the packaging of diagnostic specimens and infectious substances for transport. The training addresses packaging, labeling, and security awareness. A HAZMAT security plan is provided along with forms for the employer to document and certify the employee training. Upon completion of training, TCD will administer tests to the students and provide the practice with the results. The practice will receive a certificate of completion and each student will receive a certificate of training.
Please call our office at 210-493-2999 for pricing and scheduling.
CLIENT COMMENTS ON OUR SERVICES:
"Continue the great work."
"D.K. was wonderful, as always."
"I would find it difficult to improve on this small one-on-one format. He (the instructor) is professional, informative, inciteful and very entertaining."
"No improvement needed, just keep us on our toes."
"Thanks for all the continued knowledge given to us. It is greatly appreciated."
"You made the training interesting, entertaining, and instilled how important it is to know what the rules are, what we need to do to be compliant and how to protect our patients and practice."
"We have a better understanding of what our responsibilities are and how important it is to meet them."
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