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Beaumont Health System Research Accountability Spec in Royal Oak, Michigan

divSummary: The Research Accountability Specialist will support the compliance efforts of the Research Institute (RI) and the Corporate Compliance Office in conducting conflict of interest (COI) and compliance reviews and audits, reporting on compliance activities within the Research Institute, updating and verifying RI policies and procedures to comply with federal and state laws and regulations and supplementing the activities of the Research Billing and Data Systems Coordinator. In collaboration with the BH RI Leadership Team, the Research Accountability Specialist will develop and implement research compliance processes, investigate and communicate details of research laws and regulations, participate with RI leadership in the annual Research Institute assessment of risks, manage the Research Compliance Plan and program recommendations, and assist in the development of research compliance education. The Research Accountability Specialist will serve as the RI Compliance Risk Coordinator (CRC) and represent the RI at CRC meetings and the annual Department Compliance Risk Coordinator in-service. Research Accountability Specialist will also assist, as assigned, in the implementation and execution of the RI Compliance Plan in the corporate BWise system, an Enterprise Risk Management system at the local level.Essential Duties:olliServes as a role model for good business practices embracing the Code of Conduct, service excellence and quality./liliManages the Research Institute COI Program, including administration of the electronic system for the Research Institute, coordination of system forms and activities with the designated Corporate Compliance Manager, identification of participants, review of positive disclosures (under the direction of the Research Institute Compliance Committee), development of COI management plans, documentation of reviews and plans and oversight of support staff facilitating access and preparing daily reports./liliMonitors/investigates/recommends action on matters involving:olliRI operational performance related to compliance/liliUnethical conduct/liliResearch, billing, coding, claims, and/or payment/liliCompliance with state and federal regulations as applicable to the RI and research conducted at BH/liliInquiries and complaints made to the Research Compliance Office/li/ol/liliMaintains logs, in accordance with identified processes, of calls, inquiries, and/or complaints relating to research at Beaumont, with actions taken. Researches and analyzes federal and state laws and regulations and pronouncements such as the Common Rule, HIPAA, OIG fraud alerts. Assists groups with implementation of responsive measures to better ensure BH compliance./liliProvides research compliance training with documentation of content and attendance./liliConducts quarterly revenue compliance audits related to research billing and claims submission, reimbursement to physician practices for research services and quality of care requirements for participants covered by CMS; prepares report for the corporate Revenue Compliance Committee./liliMonitors CMS Open Payments Database to assure industry relationships are appropriately disclosed. Prepares reports for various committees as appropriate./liliWorks cooperatively with members of the RI leadership team. the privacy, security, and compliance audit teams./liliParticipates in interdisciplinary teams in resolving compliance issues./liliConducts/coordinates audits of:olli