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Explore what is meant by "informed consent" from a legal perspective. Why is it important to patients, providers, and healthcare organizations? What happens when a patient is unable to provide informed consent due their medical condition? What are the potential consequences to providers when informed consent is not received by t

Compliance with regulations

Please provide help with this question. Ocean Health is audited on an annual basis from many regulatory bodies. They have just received an audit report that shows the physician network is out of compliance with many regulations including, but not limited to, poor medical record documentation and inappropriate disclosure of inf

health care inquiry

Who has final responsibility for all aspects of an HMO? Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Chief Operating Officer (COO) Board of Directors 3. (TCO A) Risk pools are usually categorized by which of the following? The age and sex of the enrolled mem

Institutional Ethics conflict on treatment

SCENARIO: Jeff Henderson is an 11-year-old boy living in your local community with his parents and his younger sister. Jeff has a rare disease which, while not immediately life-threatening, will become life-threatening as he ages. His disease requires ongoing treatment with a very expensive medicine. Although both his parents wo

Position Paper Proposal

I need help on finding a topic to write an argumentative research paper. It has to present an ethical dilemma for a health care provider/ health care entity. I do need a reference list of resources on the topic. Please provide an analysis of the problem and the ethical theories/ethical principles that are related to it.

Ethics - Competency and Self-Determination

Vicky, a sexually active 11-year old girl, appears at your local health clinic seeking birth control but is unwilling to have her boyfriend or parents involved. Some of the clinic staff are concerned with her ability for contraception and protection from STDs at this age. Others feel that they do not have the right to judge or

Idealized Educational Program for Incumbent Managers

Design an idealized educational program for incumbent managers to enhance their overall effectiveness. Be specific about the types of problems you anticipate and how the training program will resolve or mitigate these problems.

Refuting the Cons argument

Below are 3 Cons arguments for physician assisted suicide debate. I need 3 argument refuting the cons argument listed below. A. Morally wrong, physicians would be acting as God. B. Concerns are that if assisted suicide is allowed, euthanasia would not be far behind. C. Treatment options may not be made available i

Ethics in health care facets are examined.

Explain the ramifications of patient confidentiality and data security on health care organizations. Expand upon the impact of the Patient Self Determination Act on health care environment. Explain how publicity regarding adverse events can influence elected officials and policy advisors.

Ethics scenario in health care.

You are night shift supervisor and there's a problem with insulin dosing You are making your last rounds for the night on a busy medical unit. Night shift nurses are responsible for administering AM insulin on this unit. A relatively new nurse who has worked night shift on this floor for 9 months asks you to check insulin wi

Describe the meaning of the phrase scope of practice.

Describe the meaning of the phrase scope of practice for the new receptionist. Select a health care professional that the receptionist might encounter in the emergency room, and provide examples of that person's scope of practice and the types of documentation in a medical record. Discuss licensing limitations for his or her pra

A scoutmaster case

A scoutmaster who has inadvertently lead his scouts into a cave that is filling with water and there is no way out except a narrow opening that the large scoutmaster has gotten himself stuck in. Paramedics have arrived and cannot extract the scoutmaster from the opening of the cave and the scouts are now in grave peril. Th

Introduction to Coding and Billing

Identifies the six sections of the category one CPT codes States the range of the code numbers Gives two examples from each section Explains how the codes are organized in each section Lists and explains the 8 steps necessary to correctly record and evaluation and management code

Medicare and Medicaid

A large manufacturing firm in your area closes its doors, resulting in an increase in unemployment. You manage a multi-physician primary care practice. About half of your patients are covered by public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. The other half is covered by their employersâ?? health insurance plan. What effect wou


I need some help coming up with several (2 ) ideal situations/scenarios- Describe a scenario(s) in which student ratings are the most appropriate measure of the faculty performance. Be sure to describe the scenario and a hypothetical student rating tool in detail.

Help with group project

We have a group project coming up the issue is that I work in a cancer center at a mutlisystem, majoe medical center, I have been asked to take a promotion in the cancer registery department,I need to research the cancer registries,I pose some questions to the discussion site at the local AAMA ,one question is what experience do

Quality Control with Medical Records-Performance Measures

As a newly hired Medical Assistant, the PCP asks me to research information and recommend a quality control procedure for completing chart audits for the practice. It should include: -Outline for a possible procedure to conduct chart audits -Description of the quality improvement model to be followed -Research and recommendat

Dual Insurance System: Public and Private

Hi! I wanted to see if I could get help answering these questions below. Thanks! What are the challenges and benefits to health care professionals providing care in a dual insurance system: public and private? What do health care professionals need to remember when caring for patients in managed care organizations?

Medical Office Procedures

In reviewing the office's profit and loss statement, the office manager notices a discrepancy between the stated revenue and cash deposits. In fact, it appears that the office may have incorrectly booked $275,000 in revenue for the month. If this error turns out to be a fact, then the office will be unable to meet all of its fin

Influences on Ethical Decisions in Healthcare

Influences that affect medical assistants are broad. Some examples could include the assistant's organization and communication. While at work, you notice one of the other medical assistants taking medication (that was intended for a patient) and putting it in her pocket. You know that this specific person has more seniority tha

How to Establish Medical Office Communications

Efficient communication in the medical field is very important, especially between patients and the doctor or medical assistant. Explain the basic process of effective communication. Discuss the importance of communication in providing excellent customer service. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of effective communic

React to the patient bill of rights

Help is need in answering the following questions below pertaining to the senerio. 1. how the patient Bill of Rights applies to this case. 2. three ethical considerations 3. three legal considerations. 4. three business considerations. 5. what should the manager should do in this situation and why. You are the manager