Protecting patients from abuse, negligence, and violence
Avoiding Violation of Legal Reporting Obligation
As a health care administrator, you must protect your patients from abuse, negligence, and violence. Health care professionals are required by law to report all suspected illegal activity to the concerned authorities.
Research the legal and reporting obligations in your state. Accordingly, respond to the following:
Analyze and explain the legal and reporting requirements as they apply to the providers, suppliers, and payers that make up the health care system of your state.
What are the legal reporting obligations that impact the health care environment and are of concern to the health care administrator?
Describe an example, either real or fictitious, where the legal reporting obligations were violated. What were the legal reporting obligations violated? How could the violation have been avoided?
Compile your report in a 6-to-10-page Word document.