For our last blog in our audit series, we are sharing insights on effective internal compliance auditing.
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Hi, I am an Auditor and I am Here to Help
How to Conduct an Effective Health Care Audit
Be Audit Ready - All the Time
You've Finished Your Internal Audit. Now What?
Let’s face it - healthcare auditors have a tough job today. In order to be effective and relevant it requires careful analysis and investigative skills, while at the same time garnering support and respect from departments and people who may see you as the “Corporate Cop.” The pressure is high. There is a lot of importance placed on auditors to ask the right questions and dig in the right places to have a solid, accurate review.
On top of this, senior management and Board of Directors rely heavily upon a compliance auditor’s results to determine where there are weaknesses, areas for improvements, and/or violations of regulations that may require self-disclosure.
Here are seven mistakes others made to gain insight on what Federal regulators (HHS OIG) deem important or compliance audit.