Compliance with the Affordable Care Act
Ethics course


This course counts as 7 continuing education hours.

The Affordable Healthcare Act is in full implementation since January 2014. Is your counselor practice in compliance? Compliance standards are now required of all Medicaid, Medicare, and CHIP healthcare providers. This training goes over the Office of Inspector General’s guidance for compliance programs. Simple considerations for full compliance are reviewed with special attention to behavior analysts who own small businesses or work in private practice.

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This course counts as 7 continuing education hours.

Course Activities:
Lessons 1-4 with Practice Quizzes, which includes two course readings and course text on applications specific to counselors
Course reading 1: Office of Inspector General’s Compliance Program for Individual and Small Group Practices
Course reading 2: Avoiding Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse

Educational Objectives:
Participants will correctly identify the new compliance requirements of ACA
Participants will demonstrate application of the OIG compliance program to a counseling practice
Participants will demonstrate knowledge of procedures for maintaining a compliance program once established

Target Audience: Certified counselors who bill Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, or work for agencies that bill government insurance programs

Format: Online self-study, 5 CE Hours

Instructor: Valerie Evans, Ph.D.

Access CEU has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6689. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Access CEU is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This Access CEU course is based on primary documentation from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and was neither developed nor endorsed by HHS.