Certified Compliance Professional for Physician Practice Study Guide, 2014 (Spiral)
The Certified Compliance Professional - Physician (CCP-P) credential sets you apart as an expert in health care compliance. Essential in today's intense compliance auditing environment, the credential demonstrates you care enough to ensure that your practice is fully compliant in all phases of its operation. This study guide will help you understand the items on the certification exam and work toward earning your compliance certification from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance. You are a candidate for the CCP-P credential examination if you have at least two years of experience in a health care compliance setting. This exam assesses your proficiency in compliance by testing your knowledge of types of health care fraud and abuse and respective laws and regulations, as well as coding and billing rules and conventions and components of a compliance plan. Use the Certified Compliance Professional for Physician Practice Study Guide to help you prepare for your CCP-P certification exam. This guide includes: * Summary of the HIPAA 'mega-rule' - why it's important and its potential impact * The role of the compliance professional in ensuring readiness with new HIPAA regulations * Overview of the tier-system of violations * Overview of the protections for data stored on office devices - what are the restrictions vs. allowances * New language requirements for privacy practices form * Patients' rights relating to EHRs * Who can receive information about patients after their deaths * The role of business associates and their role (in association with the practice) in conforming with HIPAA compliance rules * Practice questions - prepare for your exam by testing your skills with practice questions. The questions provided in the study guide are just like the ones on the exam. You'll be able to see right away if you are ready for your exam or if you need more preparation * Exam outline to ensure you review the concepts that will be.