In this presentation, we will discuss the foundations of ethics and compliance in audiology, as well as U.S. regulations. We will explore the AAA and ASHA Codes of Ethics, state ethical guidelines contained in several state licensure laws, Medicare, HIPAA, the FDA Guidelines, Stark laws, and Anti-kickback laws and explain, in detail, how they relate to specific scenarios we encounter in audiology.
Course created on January 17, 2018
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the federal Anti-Kickback legislation applies to audiology.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to implement telehealth in a HIPAA compliant manner.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the federal False Claims Act applies to daily practice.
|65-75 Minutes||Codes of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines|
|85-95 Minutes||False Claims|
|110-115 Minutes||Ethical Scenarios|
Kim Cavitt, AuD was a clinical audiologist and preceptor at The Ohio State University and Northwestern University for the first ten years of her career. Since 2001, Dr. Cavitt has operated her own Audiology consulting firm, Audiology Resources, Inc. Audiology Resources, Inc. provides comprehensive operational, compliance and reimbursement consulting services to hearing healthcare providers. She currently serves as the Interim Chair of the Audiology Quality Consortium (AQC), Vice-President of Government Affairs for the Illinois Academy of Audiology and is a member of the State of Illinois Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board. She also serves on committees through ADA and ASHA and is an Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University. She is a past president of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology.
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