Compliance and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare
1. After reviewing the article from the Journal of AHIMA, what does the author believe to be the most important aspect of the coding compliance program? Does this program meet the Seven Component Framework? Make sure there is an introduction, body, and conclusion. Two references and in-text citations. (1/2 page)
2. How does an organization ensure that its compliance program is being enforced? Make sure there is an introduction, body, and conclusion.
Two references and in-text citations. (1/2 page)
3. Research the “Seven Component Framework” for auditing and monitoring. Review at least two references and cite them in your one-page paper describing this process.
4. Recap from the AHIMA article the important components highlighted by the authors. Create a one-page document outlining the components and a short description of each item. At lease two references.
Please separate each question and references by numbers.
(see attachement) DeVault, Kathryn and Mary H. Stanfill. “Components of an Effective Inpatient Coding Compliance Program.” Journal of
AHIMA, no. 7 (Jul-Aug): 50-52.