UK HealthCare’s Chief Compliance Officer R. Brett Short knew he was in for a rough day as soon as he saw the email from his organization’s privacy officer.
The reason R. Brett Short, chief compliance officer at UK HealthCare at the University of Kentucky, talks about his organization’s OCR audit is to share the lessons he learned.
UK HealthCare’s Albert B. Chandler Hospital was one of 20 covered entities to undergo an initial test audit by the OCR in 2012.
by Jean S. Clark, RHIA, CSHA
The majority of Recovery Auditor (RA) takebacks in the past year involved hospitals (88%) and physicians (5%), which isn’t surprising because of the volume of services they provide, says De