FTCA Risk and Compliance 2014

Date(s) - 10/09/2014
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Black Canyon Conference Center


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Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers, in conjunction with Johnson Insurance company, is pleased to offer an educational session that will cover areas of liability that concern health centers today.  Participants will receive a copy of “Practice Risk Management for FQHCs”, by Stephen A. Frew, JD, to utilize in their health center. Participants will walk away having met the following objectives: FTCA – Your Protection And When It Stops

  • Identify three benefits of FTCA coverage for FQHCs
  • Explain the type of cases covered by FTCA
  • Identify how “scope of project” and “scope of employment” affect coverage
  • Identify how employee job descriptions or contracts affect coverage

FQHC Risk Management – Avoiding Liability

  • Identify what the term “re-deeming” means and its affect on  FTCA coverage
  • Identify three required risk management/quality programs for FQHCs
  • Identify the role of documentation in preventing claims and lawsuits
  • Identify three ways that FQHC target groups pose increased opportunities for liability exposure

Patient Satisfaction – Your First Line Of Defense   

  • Identify who the “patient” is when it comes to litigation risk exposures
  • Identify why complaints are an opportunity to reduce litigation risks
  • State what staff member has the primary obligation to deal with patient satisfaction issues
  • Identify the role of physical office conditions on patient satisfaction

  HIPAA and Privacy Liability In The Clinic Setting            

  • Identify the role of expanding ID theft, data breach, HIPAA and state and federal data privacy laws on clinic and staff liability
  • Identify how medical identity theft places patient safety at risk
  • Explain what the “secret agent rule” is
  • Identify three steps to reduce incidental disclosures
  • State who the HIPAA Privacy Officer is in your organization

Unforeseen Liability Risks In The EMR

  • Identify three ways in which the on-screen view of the EMR can pose obstacles to good defensive documentation
  • Identify four ways in which implementation pressure can result in liability exposure
  • Identify two ways in which “flags” or “alarms” can reduce risks
  • Identify two ways in which “flags” or “alarms” can result in increased liability exposure

FTCA Risk and Compliance Agenda

Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m. and conference begins at 9:00 a.m.

NO REFUNDS after October 3, 2014

For questions contact: Shelli Ross | shellir@aachc.org


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