CHA News Article

2017 California Hospital Compliance Manual Now Shipping

CHA has released the eighth edition of the Hospital Compliance Manual, the only publication written specifically to help California’s hospital compliance officers, chief financial officers, legal counsel and risk managers. The manual focuses on high-risk compliance issues, addresses the key components of an effective compliance plan, and covers all applicable California and federal laws.

Written by lead author Lloyd Bookman, Esq., and CHA’s Lois Richardson, Esq., along with a team of legal experts from Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC, the 2017 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
  • Handling driver’s license and credit card payment information 
  • Office of Inspector General policy statements, recent court cases, and more

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