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Published December 11, 2020

“Adapting to COVID-19, Provider’s Compliance Program Assessment Was Partly Virtual”

An article published in HCCA’s Report on Medicare Compliance follows Billings Clinic in Montana through a recent compliance program evaluation conducted by PYA. It covers the challenges of such evaluation during the pandemic and how they were still able to evaluate compliance program effectiveness by taking creative measures, including the use of technology for virtual interviews and training.

Article excerpt:

After the experience with Billings Clinic, [PYA Principal and Chief Compliance Officer Shannon] Sumner said she thinks it’s possible to do evaluations virtually, depending on the provider and how much information it will share electronically and through interviews on an application like Zoom or Microsoft Teams. “Before, I would have said, ‘No way,’” she explained. “This has caused us to have a conversation about what we can accomplish virtually. They can move forward with the evaluation virtually and still accomplish their objectives.”

Read the full article here.

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