The Program Manager Compliance's role is to assist in the implementation and maintenance of the CHRISTUS Health Compliance Program. This position assists the Director of Corporate Compliance in monitoring processes and programs to ensure program viability in key areas including addressing billing, coding documentation, cost reporting, compliance with HIPAA privacy regulation and other aspects of the delivery of care.
Review and research laws and regulations both on a reactive and proactive basis to ensure an effective and accurate response to legal and regulatory compliance
Monitor facility progress in resolution of issues identified through the Integrity Initiatives Database
Analyze and periodically report on emerging health care industry issues to ensure organizational awareness of governmental focus areas.
Perform ongoing review of the CHRISTUS intranet HIPAA web site to ensure information is accurate and up to date.
Research, write and distribute supporting guidelines, Integrity bulletins and Q&A in response to questions and identified issues.
Support implementation of consistent processes across regions
Provide specialized education and development of materials as requested by Director.
Follow up with Action items necessary related to various assessments.
HIPAA Privacy: provide interpretation of privacy regulation to support Corporate Audit Services, maintain current knowledge of HIPAA regulations, develop annual educational materials, work with regional Privacy Officers to maintain established system standards, develop and maintain documentation of process to monitor and validate internal controls in conjunction with Director.
Work with Compliance teams to develop consistency to approach between entities.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.