Designed for beginner to intermediate level users of ACL™, this four-day course introduces you to ACL in an interactive, hands-on learning environment. You will learn key data analysis concepts and the basics of working with ACL software.
Examples and activities are based on healthcare audit issues such as Medicare compliance, analysis of medication-dispensing-machine records, OIG’s Work Plan, and maintenance of Charge Master information. The data files are populated with DRG codes, NDC drug formulary information, and procedure codes to make the learning experience as true-to-life as possible. One set of activities teaches you how to rapidly analyse vendor and employee files to identify possible excluded providers.
Healthcare professionals, including: Financial, Operational, and External Auditors; Information Systems Auditors and Audit Management; prospective ACL users.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Explain the fundamentals of data concepts, ACL basics, and data analysis cycles
• Describe the three stages of data access
• Create tables to access data
• Display and filter data
• Verify data integrity, create expressions, compare data from different files/systems, profile data, and produce data reports
• Employ ACL to add value to audit
Participants should have a basic understanding of Windows. No advance preparation is required.
This is a group-live, instructor-led course in a classroom setting. For in-class activities, participants use the latest version of ACL. The class size supports individual attention and development.