Don't Forget ACA Non-Discrimination Compliance Now Effective

Oct 27, 2016 | Uncategorized

Don't Forget ACA Non-Discrimination Compliance to Begin October 16thReminder, ACA Section 1557 Compliance Began Sunday, October 16th!nnAll practices – regardless of practice size – are required to post the non-discrimination notice and taglines. Follow theses easy steps to ensure your practice is compliant.nnPost Notice of Nondiscriminationn- Download PDF.n- Enter practice name.n- Print/post in office.n- Post PDF to your website.nnArrange for a Language Assistance Providern- Download list of language assistance providers.n- Select a provider.n- Establish a relationship.nnMake a Tag Lines Postern- Identify the top 15 languages in your state.n- Download the example PDF.n- Enter practice name & language assistance provider phone. Download language verbiage and copy into template.n- Print/post in clinic.nnEstablish Civil Rights Grievance Proceduren- Only required for covered entities with 15 or more employees.n- Designate a Civil Rights Grievance Officer.n- Put Civil Rights Grievance Procedure in place and document.nnComplete Online Attestationn- Go to OCR attestation portal.n- Submit Assurance of Compliance.nnThis is required for all practices receiving government funding (ie. Medicare Parts A, C & D [NOT B], Medicaid, Meaningful Use, etc.)