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VOLUME 19, ISSUE 10
Compliance professionals and the OIG
share this challenge of predicting new
types of fraud, waste, and abuse; and I
hope we can continue to collaborate to
share ideas and try different ways of
protecting the programs.
See page 20
53 Courts and compliance: Controlling legal
risks for pharmacies
by Stacey Supina
A look at case law and how states vary in their treatment of a pharmacist’s
liability for negligence in duty of care obligations.
58 Telemedicine service arrangements and
fair market value assessments
by Christopher Fete, Alianna Goff, and Nathaniel M. Lacktman
The financial and transfer arrangements are becoming much more complex
as telemedicine rapidly expands to benefit more patients and providers.
(Bonus: tear-out checklists)
66 Joint Commission readiness
by Karen L. Parton
Tips for improving patient care and safety by using The Joint Commission’s
standards and the National Patient Safety Goals.
69 Partner with Learning & Development to
by Marla S. Berkow
Teaming up with other departments will enhance training, stretch your
budget, and enrich the learning experience for your audience.
71 Clinical documentation: 10 means for
compliance and convenience
by Ellis “Mac” Knight
Ten proven methods to help providers record compliant documentation of patient
care activities and use their time efficiently.