CEU Catalog

Title Certification Topic Code Credit Hours
Body Cameras in the Age of Privacy CAPO, CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
In light of well-publicized recent events, many EMS agencies are considering equipping providers with body cameras.  But, there are serious privacy concerns that come with using “body cams.”  In this timely discussion, we’ll examine the pros and cons of using body cameras and highlight exactly how HIPAA permits and limits their use.  We’ll discuss your duty to back up these recordings, how videos should be stored, and when you might have to redact recordings.   You’ll also learn when patients, and potentially the public, might have a right to body cam videos.      $40.00  
Compliance Hotlines: How to Set One Up - and How it Can Save Your Agency CAPO, CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
One of the OIG’s recommended elements of an effective compliance program is to have a compliance “hotline” in place.  Compliance hotlines can take many forms, and this session will explore the various options to help you set up a working program.  Most importantly, we’ll discuss how to handle compliance inquiries and complaints – including effective follow-up – to keep your problems “in house” whenever possible and reduce the chance of costly whistleblower complaints and government investigations and audits. $40.00  
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity: Why Stealing Your Data is More Profitable Than Robbing a Bank CAC, CAPO, CACO HIPAA 0.50 Purchase
In this session, you’ll learn why the EMS industry is at a much greater risk for data theft and you’ll learn ways that hackers and your own employees could be exploiting your data.  Discover the tools you need to prevent your information from being stolen.  $30.00  
Dealing with Requests for Patient Information From Law Enforcement, Attorneys, Family Members and Others CAC, CAPO, CACO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
Almost every EMS agency faces a daily challenge when they interact with the police and other law enforcement agencies who demand patient information from your organization or your crew members.  Another common situation is dealing with attorney requests for patient information.  Ambulance services also have to field requests from patients, family members, personal representatives and others. This session will cut through some of the fog that has fallen over these areas of HIPAA compliance, and tell you exactly in which circumstances you can release PHI to law enforcement officers, attorneys, patient representatives, and others.  We’ll also tell you how to properly document those disclosures so they can’t come back and bite you down the road. $40.00  
HIPAA Breach Notification Rules CAC, CAPO, CACO HIPAA 2.00 Purchase
This lesson includes a background of Breach Notification Rules, definiton of a “breach”, what organizations must do when a breach occurs, and how organizations can reduce or eliminate breach notification obligations. $75.00    
HIPAA's Dirty Dozen: Snooping and 11 Other Ways Your Staff are Putting Your Agency at Risk CAC, CAPO, CACO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
When health care providers are asked about their biggest “HIPAA risk,” they typically think of headline-grabbing incidents like a major data breach.  Yet one of the most common HIPAA violations is “snooping,” where your own employees view the medical records of friends, coworkers and even celebrities. The reality is your staff members, not outside hackers, often pose the greatest risk to your patient data.  In this session, you’ll learn the 12 most common ways your staff members are setting you up for a HIPAA violation and get proven techniques to lessen your core risks.     $40.00
Medicare Learning Network Web-Based Trainings CAC, CACO, CAPO Other Details
Medicare Learning Network’s Web-Based Training Courses are designed for self-paced training via the Internet and provide information on a broad range of CMS topics for health care professionals and their staff.  Click HERE to see which Web-Based Trainings are approved for NAAC CEU Credit. Visit the Medicare Learning Network’s Web-Based Trainings page to learn more and view the trainings.   ALL CEUs from MLN are free of charge!  You will recieve a certificate of completion from MLN send that to CustomerServices@AmbulanceCompliance.com to recieve your CEU certificate.  
Privacy Update - 2020 CACO, CAPO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. This lesson provides an overview of  HIPAA  changes and new information for 2020.   Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. $90.00
PWW Media 2018-2019 abc360 Update - Webinar Recording CAC, CACO, CAPO Mandatory 1.00 Details
The 2018-2019 abc360 update is your stream of ambulance billing and compliance information that won't end with your conference attendance. This webinar contains "breaking news" and important changes. The purchase includes the recording and handouts. $129.00
PWW Media ICD-10 Webinar Recordings CAC, CAPO, CACO ICD/Condition Coding Details
PWW Media - the nation’s most respected source of EMS compliance information – held a three-part national webinar series to help the EMS Industry transition to ICD-10. Those webinars were recorded and are now available to purchase - by the package or individually.  The PWW Media ICD-10 Webinar Series is broken into the three focus areas - Implementation, Coding and Documentation. $129.00 each or 3-part package for $299.00    
PWW Media Is ET3 Right For Me? Webinar Recording CAC, CACO, CAPO Compliance 1.50 Details
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released the Request for Applications (RFA) for the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model.  CMS is not accepting applications at this time, but it released the RFA so ambulance services can start preparing today.  The ET3 Model is a voluntary, five-year program that, for the first time, offers Medicare reimbursement for transports to alternative destinations and for treatment in place.  The payment model is designed to improve the quality of care and lower costs to Medicare by reducing avoidable transports to the hospital ED and potentially reducing avoidable inpatient admissions.  The RFA outlines essential criteria for participation including that applicants must provide information about their current compliance programs to participate.    $129.00
PWW Media Preparing for PCS Changes and Ambulance Data Collection in 2020 Webinar CAC, CACO, CAPO Medicare Rules & Regulations 1.50 Details
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released a Final Rule that will bring significant changes to the Physician Certification Statement (PCS) rules and initiate the long-awaited Ambulance Data Collection System.  The PCS revisions and the data collection initiative start on January 1, 2020.  In this webinar, we explain everything you need to know about the new PCS changes and the Ambulance Data Collection System.  Attendees will: Receive a free copy of PWW’s newly revised PCS form for 2020 Find out what the new distinction between physician and non-physician certification statement means Learn how to navigate the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Instrument Discover how to report cost and revenue data for their specific agency Find out how to look up their agency for the data collection requirements Get the opportunity to ask questions of the industry experts about the changes ​$129.00
PWW Media The New Age of HIPAA and Cybersecurity Starts in 2019 CAC, CACO, CAPO HIPAA 1.50 Details
How we protect our data and comply with HIPAA is about to change.  The Government dropped two major initiatives at the end of 2018 that will have a significant impact on HIPAA compliance in 2019 and beyond.  Learn about the latest in privacy and security for the EMS industry from our HIPAA Experts by viewing this webinar recording.   $129.00
PWW Media Understanding the Novitas ICD-10 Ambulance Local Coverage Rules Webinar Recording CAC, CAPO, CACO ICD/Condition Coding 1.00 Details
For those agencies where Novitas Solutions is the Medicare Administrative Contractor, listen as PWW attorneys and consultants discuss the details of the Novitas local coverage determination (LCD) and local coverage article (LCA) that bring significant change - and big impact.  The webinar featured special guest, Novitas Solutions representative Gail Atnip. $129.00
The Privacy and Security Risk Analysis: A Soup-to-Nuts Game Plan CAPO, CACO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
The number of HIPAA complaints and investigations is skyrocketing under the new privacy and security regulations.  One of the first things that happens in an enforcement investigation the government’s request for your agency’s HIPAA risk analysis, yet, most EMS agencies haven’t done one.  It’s not too late.  This session will cover everything you need to know about how to perform – and document – the required privacy and security risk analysis. $40.00  
Your Rights AND Obligations in a Government Investigation CAC, CAPO, CACO Other 1.00 Purchase
The dreaded “knock on the door” arrives – someone with a badge, a gun and a search warrant arrives at your office looking for mountains of documents and files in a government investigation.  Or, a strange document called a “subpoena duces tecum” arrives in your mail.  Or perhaps a federal investigator shows up on your biller’s doorstep one evening asking questions.  What next?  Are your employees compelled to speak to the agents? What documents must be turned over and what documents are protected by legal privileges?  Can they take my computers, hard drives or other equipment? What are the consequences for not complying with a subpoena or search warrant?  This session will help your agency formulate a comprehensive “response plan” should that unpleasant day come. $40.00