Healthcare Connection – Oct. 6, 2015
The 501(r) Challenge: Achieving and Maintaining Operational Compliance
Hospitals must act now to achieve and maintain operational compliance with 501(r) regulations. This article offers recommendations to help organizations successfully tackle the challenges of 501(r) implementation and describes a variety of tools available to assist in this process.
Continuous Auditing Enhances Controls and Compliance
Increased financial pressure demands that healthcare organizations evaluate their resources, including those allocated to internal audit. Continuous auditing can support healthcare organizations’ efforts by assessing and stabilizing financial and compliance controls. In the healthcare setting, specific areas of high risk lend themselves to continuous auditing. Organizations that have implemented continuous auditing in those areas have achieved positive results. This article presents techniques to strengthen compliance controls and maximize resources.