Risk and compliance management in a medical practice involves maintaining a program to provide an overall safe environment, prevent or minimize adverse events, and comply with federal and state laws and regulations.
Risk and compliance management performance objectives include:
- Explain risk mitigation.
- Develop a risk-management plan that addresses policies on blood-borne pathogens, emergency response, respiratory safety, fire safety, personal protective equipment, material safety data sheets and right to know for hazard communication materials.
- Identify the legal requirements of record keeping.
- Describe the components of a successful risk and safety training program.
- Explain the impact of adverse events on the organization.
- List and define the components of effective internal controls.
- Design an emergency and evacuation plan in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Federal and state laws and regulations
- List and define all necessary rules and regulations.
- List the reasons for and explain the process of reporting to state and federal agencies.
Accreditation and licensure requirements
- List and define the credentialing requirements for payers and facilities.
- List and define all necessary licensing requirements (for example, state, federal, specialty boards, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments [CLIA]).