As a practice manage or CMAA in a clinic or physician practice, you are responsible for ensuring that job performance is in compliance with regulatory agency guidelines. There are many areas of compliance that a healthcare professional must be familiar with: financial risk, local and state regulations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), transmission and release of information, HIPAA guidelines, patient care procedures, and prevention of medical errors. For this discussion, you will research and write about the following topics:
- Identify and discuss 3 compliance risks.
- Indicate the consequences of not meeting these requirements.
- What guidelines or policies should be followed by CMAAs and all practice staff to prevent non-compliance with these requirements.