FAQs

Everything You Need To Know About OSHA and Its Purpose

With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education, and assistance.

What is the new OSHA Covid 19 ETS Healthcare – 29 CFR 1910.502 as of June 21, 2021?

As part of OSHA’s commitment to protect workers and deliver stronger worker safety protections, the agency (OSHA) has issued a COVID-19 Healthcare ETS that establishes new requirements to protect workers from exposure to COVID-19 in all settings, with some exceptions, where any employee provides healthcare or healthcare support services.

How can I become compliant and have my employees compliant with the new Osha Covid Regulations?

“OSHA makes employers responsible for the safety of their employees”.

Employers need to customize training according to the requirements of OSHA’s COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS, 29 CFR 1910.502). Instructors should review the ETS and customize a presentation, to meet their specific training needs to address: workplace-specific COVID-19 hazards,

Associate’s job tasks, as well as the controls being implemented in the workplace to address these hazards. Add workplace-specific POLICIES AND PROCEDURES to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Please give us a call at Health Management Solutions to schedule your staff training at a time convenient to your practice.
 

Are your OSHA compliance efforts meeting all of the recent new requirements, such as the GHS Effective as of 5/26/12?

Are your OSHA compliance efforts meeting all of the recent new requirements, such as the GHS Effective as of 5/26/12?

HIPAA

Proposed New HIPAA Regulations in 2022

There are expected to be new HIPAA regulations in 2022 when OCR publishes the final rule on the proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule. While there have been calls from industry stakeholders to make several other HIPAA updates in 2022, there are unlikely to be any other new HIPAA laws in 2022. Given the extent of the HIPAA changes 2022 through the Privacy Rule update and their impact on HIPAA-regulated entities, further notices of proposed rulemaking on HIPAA updates are unlikely in 2022.

Is your practice fully compliant with HIPAA‘s Final Rule Regulation, the HITECH Act, referred to as the “Omnibus Final Rules” effective, Sep. 23, 2013?

Have you conducted the required HIPAA Risk Assessment?

General FAQ’s:

  1. Are you fully compliant with all Federal, State and local rules and regulations as they relate to your Healthcare facility?
  2. Are your marketing efforts meeting required Florida Board’s standards?
  3. Does your staff meet all the educational and training requirements for their particular job?
  4. Does your facility have a Comprehensive Disaster Management Plan and/or a Patients’ Risk Management Protocol?
  5. Is your Liability Policy meeting your needs?
  6. Do you have an Employee Policy Handbook? Are you immune from a disgruntled employee?
  7. Do you have problems recruiting, retaining and managing your staff?
  8. Are your employee’s personnel records meeting all requirements?
  9. Do you have enough time to tackle all the management issues in your center?
  10. Do you have a low collection rate? Do you have trouble making firm financial arrangements with patients?
  11. Are you prepared to meet the new electronic billing and patient information transmission requirements?
  12. Are you confused about which partnership or associate agreement is best for you?
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