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Navigating Billing Barriers: Strategies for Resolving Medical Forensic Exam Payments with Survivors
Description & Disclosure

The International Association of Forensic Nurses offers educational opportunities for professionals caring for victims of violence.  Some courses contain medical photographs of injuries, genital regions, and other potentially triggering topics and images. If you need assistance in processing trauma, help is available

It is known that patients at times receive bills related to their medical forensic exam (MFE), and this is brought to the attention of various clinicians and service providers – advocates, nurses, billers. MFEs are crucial for survivor health, healing, and sometimes criminal legal engagement. Join this interactive presentation that will discuss the potential pitfalls and challenges survivors may encounter and explore strategies to assist them in resolving these issues. Attendees will actively engage in exploring support options for survivors and learn how to build effective resolution strategies.

Presented by: Koren Grzelak, RN, a Forensic Nurse Specialist at International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) and Farah Gold from the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). 

The authors, presenters, and planning committee for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Upon attending the course in its entirety (due to the criticality of the content) and completing the course evaluation, you will receive a certificate that documents the continuing nursing education contact hours for this activity.

The International Association of Forensic Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Availability: On-Demand
Access expires 365 days after start
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1.5 Contact Hours Credits
International Association of Forensic Nurses
6755 Business Parkway, Ste 303
Elkridge, MD 21075
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