MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING COMPLIANCE

Effective Date: 
Thu, 10/06/2016
Policy: 

The University of California Santa Cruz Student Health Services complies with the OIG Medical Billing and Coding Compliance Requirements.  Staff are trained and updated regularly (note: ICD-10).  These include the seven components for a voluntary compliance program:

• Conducting internal monitoring and auditing;

• Implementing compliance and practice standards;

• Designating a compliance officer or contact;

• Conducting appropriate training and education;

• Responding appropriately to detected offenses and developing corrective action;

• Developing open lines of communication; and

• Enforcing disciplinary standards through well-publicized guidelines

The compliance guidelines are available via the attached link.