This template helps lab leaders implement a written policy limiting and establishing procedures governing use of PHI for marketing.
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A written policy helps establish your right to do excluded persons checks and take appropriate actions if they come back positive.
Here’s a template for a conflict of interest policy that you can adapt for your lab based on its specific situation and HR policies.
Having employees involved in office romances disclose their relationship and follow key ground rules can help avoid negative impacts on the lab.
It’s important to implement a policy that allows you to keep control over the potential issues romantic relationships can cause in the lab.
Part of the duty to protect workers is to ensure those at risk receive proper training on what to do if an active shooter incident occurs.
This script helps prepare frontline staff to answer questions that patients seeking access to their PHI are likely to ask.
If the signatures of ordering physicians or non-physician practitioners aren’t legible or done correctly, Medicare may not pay for lab tests.
To guard against reimbursement denials due to improper signatures, labs can give MACs an attestation statement from the physician or NPP.