HealthStream Brands

False Claims Act

The Deficit Reduction Act mandates communication to staff regarding provisions of the False Claims Act and whistleblower activities. This multimedia course from HCCS addresses these mandates and provides an easy method to distribute policies and receive electronic signatures from staff.

1 to 100 Learners?

Number of Learners:

More than 100 learners?

Course Outline

  • FALSE CLAIMS ACT (FCA) OVERVIEW
  • FIVE TYPES OF PROHIBITED CONDUCT:
    • False Claims
    • False Statements
    • Conspiracy
    • Embezzlement
    • Reverse False Claims
  • FCA DEFINITION OF FRAUD
  • EXPLANATION OF THE TWO CATEGORIES OF FALSE CLAIMS
  • EXAMPLES OF FALSE CLAIMS
  • DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYER'S ROLE IN PREVENTING FALSE CLAIMS
  • GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYEES TO AVOID FCA VIOLATIONS 
  • ROLE OF WHISTLEBLOWERS IN FCA CASES
  • EMPLOYEE'S OBLIGATION TO REPORT IMPROPER ACTIVITIES TO EMPLOYER
  • WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS
  • KEY LEGAL TESTS, GOVERNMENT JOINING A SUIT AS A PLAINTIFF, DEFENDANT'S RIGHTS

 

Target Audience

  • Admin/Mgr. - Billing
  • Admin/Mgr. - Coding
  • Admin/Mgr. - General
  • Admitting/Registration
  • Biller/Coder
  • Board of Directors
  • Clerical/Admin Staff
  • Corporate Officers
  • IS/Technical Staff
  • Medical Records Staff
  • Non-Physician Provider
  • Non-Clinical Support Staff
  • Patient Care Staff
  • Physician
  • Others