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Hospital Compliance Manual
The Complete Source for Federal and California Laws

Overview

Stay up-to-date with the most comprehensive resource created specifically for hospital compliance officers! The California Hospital Compliance Manual:

  • Focuses on high-risk compliance issues, including fraud and abuse regulations
  • Addresses the key components of an effective compliance plan
  • Covers all applicable California and federal laws
  • Is the proven must-have for compliance officers, CFOs, and legal counsel

Written by Lloyd Bookman, Esq., CHA’s Lois Richardson, Esq., and legal experts from Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC, the 2017 California Hospital Compliance Manual encompasses more than 700 pages and has been updated to reflect:

  • Anti-kickback statutes for waivers of beneficiary copays and deductibles
  • IRS safe harbors for management contracts entered into by tax-exempt hospitals financed by tax-exempt bonds
  • New signage requirements regarding nondiscrimination and other issues
  • Office of Inspector General (OIG) policy statements, recent court cases, and more

(Eighth edition, 2017)

Written By:
Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC
California Hospital Association

Content

The manual features nearly 700 pages of content including 16 chapters, a model hospital compliance plan, numerous compliance forms and appendixes, and an index. A complimentary CD with the model plan, the Hospital Signage Requirements chart, posters and appendixes is also included.

Chapters:
  • Hospital Compliance Plans
  • Governing Boards
  • Federal and State False Claims Acts
  • Submission of Accurate Claims Information
  • Proper Cost Reporting Practices
  • Physician Self-Referral Laws
  • Federal and State Anti-Kickback Laws
  • Financial Assistance Policies
  • Issues for Tax-Exempt Hospitals
  • Fundamentals of Hospital Licensing and Certification
  • Screening for Excluded Providers and Suppliers
  • Hospital Signage Requirements
  • Patient Safety Organizations
  • Other Laws
  • Repayment and Self-Disclosure
  • Responding to Government Audits and Investigations

Reviews

“Everything you need to know about compliance is there and I can find what I need fast. The manual is great!”
– Pamela Brotherton-Sedano, Vice President, Administrative Services, O’Connor Hospital 

“The Compliance Manual saves me time and has great insights that clarify California’s unique requirements. I love it!”
– Vikki Haley, Compliance Officer, Antelope Valley Hospital

“CHA’s Hospital Compliance Manual is a great tool for bringing staff up to speed fast.”
– Lynn Grieves, Chief Compliance Officer, Children’s Hospital of Orange County

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