Breaking the Code to Healthcare Compliance, Fourth Edition updates the body of knowledge for those working in these turbulent industries. Whether you are a manufacturer, physician, group purchasing organization (GPO), physician-owned distributorship (POD), or teaching hospital, or one involved in planning and reporting transparency and spend, having a basic understanding of the who, what, where, and how of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act will enhance your knowledge and scope of reasoning. “If there is one word that will dominate the landscape of the healthcare industry in the coming years it is “compliance.” If you want to have a full understanding of the ever-changing landscape of governmental regulations, then this is the book for you.” David Peckinpaugh, CMP President / Maritz Travel Company
The book features sections on business rationale; planning; risk management; implementation and audit; and key terminology. Section quizzes help users evaluate their knowledge before taking the CMP-HC exam. The exam includes 100 items, and is administered electronically at designated testing facilities. It is open to meeting professionals who hold a valid CMP designation; have at least 36 months of experience in health-care meeting management; and have 15 clock hours of professional development in health-care meeting management, completed in the previous five years. Obtaining the CMP-HC designation is a sign that planners understand key topics in health-care event management, including attendee tracking, data capture, and the reporting of medical meeting spending. “This manual provides the information and tools to help professionals develop that knowledge,” Paul Van Deventer President and Chief Executive Officer of MPI.