Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice And Legal Guide

Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice And Legal Guide Author Carolyn Buppert
ISBN-10 1284117162
ISBN-13 9781284117165
Year 2017-03-20
Pages 516
Language English
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Nurse Practitioners Business Practice and Legal Guide Sixth Edition is a must have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner NP that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners Completely updated and revised it includes a new chapter on answering frequently asked questions from NPs In addition it provides the latest state by state laws including regulatory developments and prosecutions of nurse practitioners and new case analyses and lessons learned from those cases The Sixth Edition also offers new discussions of NP competencies how the Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP degree relates to NPs the differences in primary care and acute care NPs definitions of medical bio ethics terminology additional malpractice cases and the lessons to learn from them emerging issues in health policy guidelines around prescribing opioids and controlled drugs clinical performance measures electronic health records and new opportunities for NPs under the Affordable Care Act Whats more it addresses emerging health law issues with analysis of key cases including Examples regarding trouble over NPs and kickbacks Stark Law compliance issues and related criminal cases involving nurse practitioners who are employed by hospitals Nurse practitioners who have encountered issues with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HIPAA An attempted work around for the Medicare requirement that a physician order home care resulting in an NP using a physician s name to order home care and then being prosecuted for identity theft An NP and physician who did not follow Medicare s incident to rules and both the NP and MD were charged with health care fraud Criminal cases against NPs who prescribed opioids or steroids either without authorization or without appropriate evaluation and monitoring

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Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books Author Rose Arny
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060466151
Release 2003-12