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Charleston, WV 25301

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OEMS Phone: (304) 558-3956
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EMS Law & Risk Management Seminar

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Posted: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 10:49 AM

This seminar will help ensure that EMS field providers understand the link between documentation and compliance with applicable laws and regulations dealing with health care reimbursement and protection from fraud and abuse. The following topics will be discussed:

 The Liability of Apathy - Root Cause of EMS Lawsuits

 Documentation Fundamentals - Importance of Honest and Complete EMS Documentation

 Dealing with Refusals and No Service Calls - Avoiding the Abandonment Trap

 Documentation Workshop - Real Life EMS Examples and How You Can Learn From Them

 HIPAA and Privacy Issues

 Fired for Facebook? 15 Steps to Stay Out of Trouble When Using Social Networks

 Testifying in Court - EMS on the Hot Seat! Cross Examination of an EMS Provider

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