Emergency Department Compliance Manual: 2013 Edition

ISBN-10: 1454825464

ISBN-13: 9781454825463

Edition: 2013

Authors: Rusty McNew

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Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2013 Edition provideseverything you need to stay in compliance with complex emergency departmentregulations.The list of questions helps you quickly locate specific guidance on difficultlegal areas such as:Complying with COBRADealing with psychiatric patientsNegotiating consent requirementsObtaining reimbursement for ED servicesAvoiding employment law problemsEmergency Department Compliance Manual also features first-handadvice from staff members at hospitals that have recently navigated a JointCommission survey and includes frank and detailed information. Organized bytopic, it allows you to readily compare the experiences of different hospitals.Because of the Joint Commission's hospital-wide, function-based approach toevaluating compliance, it's been difficult to know specifically what'sexpected of you in the ED... Emergency Department Compliance Manualincludes a concise grid outlining the most recent Joint Commission standardswhich will help you learn what responsibilities you have for demonstratingcompliance.Plus, Emergency Department Compliance Manual includes sampledocumentation that hospitals across the country have used to show compliancewith legal requirements and Joint Commission standards:Age-related competenciesPatient assessment policies and proceduresConsent formsAdvance directivesPolicies and protocolsRoles and responsibilities of ED staffQuality improvement toolsConscious sedation policies and proceduresTriage, referral, and discharge policies and proceduresAnd much more!Emergency Department Compliance Manual has been updatedto include new and updated legal and regulatory information affecting your ED,including:Updated questions and answers, covering such topics as:Physician Payment Sunshine Act requirementsWhat a HIPAA audit involvesJoint Commission requirements for patient-centered communicationJoint Commission requirements for the use of scribesHospitals' response to uncompensated emergency department careFactors, including drug shortages, that affect patient safetyJoint Commission requirements to manage patient flowThe Supreme Court decision's impact on health care reformFraud and abuse updatesOIG reassignment alertStage 2 meaningful use requirementsAffordable Care Act summary of health plan benefits and coverage (SBC)requirementsHospital value-based purchasing updateMedicare Shared Savings Program requirementsNew Joint Commission survey questions and answersUpdated sections on hospital accreditation standardsNew and updated forms, policies, and other reference materials to facilitatecompliance, including:Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Reciprocal Lateral TransferSample Lateral Transfer into HospitalTransfer ProcessCommonly Abused Prescription DrugsMedication Use AgreementED Director's Weekly Wrap-Up Reportto StaffCommunication Template: Staff MeetingSafety TriggersED Registered Nurse Clinical Ladder ProgramED Registered Nurse Clinical Ladder Program: Expectations/Criteria for EachDimensionED Nursing Education File ChecklistED New Hire PlanExtra Shift Bonus PolicyGuidelines for Extra Shift Bonus PayED Overtime JustificationED Communication ChecklistED Downtime Track
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Book details

List price: $299.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1070
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 5.280
Language: English

Legal Compliance Questions and Answers
Introduction to Compliance
Patients' Rights
Restraint and Seclusion
Confidentiality of ED Records
Consent to Treatment
Antidiscrimination Laws
Patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
Patients with HIV or AIDS
Content of the ED Record
Staffing Issues
Medical Staff
On-Call Staffing
The Role of Nonphysicians in the ED
Dress Codes
Refusal to Treat Patients
Staff Substance Abuse
Discrimination and Harassment
Occupational Safety
Bloodborne Pathogens
Airborne Hazards
Ergonomic Hazards
Smoking
Passageways and Exits
Security in the ED
Violence
State Law Regarding Violence in the ED
Security Measures
Responsibilities Relating to Crimes Outside the ED
Abandonment in the ED
Administering Tests at Request of Law Enforcement Without Patient Consent
Duty to Treat Patients Regardless of Ability to Pay EMTALA
Hill-Burton Other Federal Requirements
State Law Duties Reimbursement
Payment by Managed Care Organizations
Billing Medicare for ED Services
Interpreting X-Rays and EKGs
Services Provided by Teaching Physicians and Residents
Emergency Response Planning
Patient Safety
Emergency Department Management
Patient Flow
Health Care Reform
Joint Commission Survey Questions and Answers
H1N1 Preparedness
Survey Focus
Medical Record Review
Patient Safety Goals
Organ Donation Construction
Patient Assessments
Survey Experience
Hospital Accreditation Standards Analysis
Ethics, Rights, and Responsibilities
Provision of Care
Medication Management
Improving Organization Performance Leadership
Management of the Environment of Care
Management of Human Resources
Management of Information
Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of Infection
Record of Care, Treatment, and Services
Emergency Management
Life Safety
Reference Materials for Emergency Department Compliance
Ethics, Rights, and Responsibilities
Provision of Care
Medication Management
Improving Organization Performance Leadership
Management of the Environment of Care
Management of Human Resources
Management of Information
Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of Infection
Emergency Management
CMS and Joint Commission Standards Checklist
Areas of Assessment
Deemed Status
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