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Please discuss the role of health care administrator in "organizational compliance including licensing and institutional accreditation", "and concepts associated with risk management, abuse and fraud".

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Hello! Thank you for using Brainmass.com. As you know, we cannot complete assignments for students. What I can do is help you construct a good response of your own.

The first thing you need to do to answer this question is to figure out exactly which aspects of a health care administrator's job you need to address. I see three:

1. Licensing (of the facility) and accreditation (overlapping concerns)
2. risk management in terms of patient abuse ("risk management" is a buzzword that simply means, "How can we make this bad thing NOT happen, or be less likely to happen?")
3. risk management in terms of financial fraud for medical services (this will also have to do with receiving payments from patient health insurance companies)

"Organizational compliance" simply means that the hospital, clinic, nursing home, etc. has taken the steps it needs to prove to state or other monitoring organizations that their facility is up to certain standards that have been set so that an institution is clearly providing quality health care.

These standards address everything from cleanliness of the facility, to adequate numbers of ...

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The role of health care administrator in "organizational compliance including licensing and institutional accreditation", "and concepts associated with risk management, abuse and fraud" is delineated.

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