The Provider Self Disclosure Protocol (SDP) and the OIG-Compliance: Self - Reporting to OIG - When should this happen and how to do it

Duration: 90 Minutes
The release of the revised SDP offers new incentives for facilities to self report, and also grants greater enforcement sanctions to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The Department of Health and Human Services believes that there are both legal and ethical standards that require entities to use a self report system. Facility leaders confronted with potential exposure need familiarity with the revised SDP, the process and procedures of self reporting together with Examples to aid them in determining the advantages and disadvantages of using the SDP. Challenges to the OIG for whistle blowers and how this may impact self-disclosure will also be reviewed.
Provider Self Disclosure Protocol
Instructor: Laura S Hargraves
Product ID: 500584

In April 2013, the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services issued new procedures, the SDP, or Self Disclosure Protocol, for facilities to self report various violations. Knowledge of these procedures supports your team's compliance goals. If there is a need for self-reporting it indicates that your team's compliances program is working.

The areas covered in the webinar include:
  • Is disclosure required? HHS says that often there is a legal duty or ethical duty to report violations.
  • The better question: Is there an advantage to self reported disclosure?
  • Creates a presumption that a good, solid compliance program is in place.
  • Can reduce monetary penalties
  • Provides flexibility in the return of any overcharges
  • Speeds up case resolution and management
  • Avoids Corporate Integrity Agreements.
  • What if I do not self report, will things go hard on my facility?
  • Who may use the SDP
  • What conduct or action falls under SDP
  • What conduct does not fall under SDP
  • What must be submitted if a facility self reports general violations
  • Eleven elements required.
  • What must be submitted in a case of false billing
  • What must be submitted in a case involving an Excluded Person?
  • Resolution of SDP matters.
Why Should you Attend:
Attend this 90-minute webinar to understand the framework of the revised SDP, learn the mechanics of filing an SDP, learn the risks of not self reporting and learn how the use of an SDP can help you enhance or better your compliance program.

Objectives of the Presentation:
  • Identification of when to Self Report
  • How to correctly self-report if needed
Who can Benefit:
This webinar will provide valuable assistance to decision-makers in Nursing Homes, SNFs, medical offices, practice groups, hospitals, academic medical centers, insurers, business associates (shredding, data storage, systems vendors, billing services, etc). The following personnel will benefit from attending this webinar:
  • Compliance director
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Administrators
  • Nursing Managers
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Health Information Manager
  • Healthcare Counsel/lawyer
  • Office Manager
  • Contracts Manager
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Instructor Profile:
Laura S Hargraves, MS CCC- SLP RAC-CT, has been working in all aspects of the healthcare industry for the past 28 years. Ms. Hargraves has been providing compliance and oversight of documentation to meeting changing guidelines during this period. She has a background in education, which helps her maximize her ability to communicate these changes to the various professionals that she works with. She is an expert in documentation/compliance/audits and reviews. Ms. Hargraves is also a professional presenter on topics related to Medicare, MDS 3.0, and documentation.


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