HCCA Conference Slides and Recordings

  1. Complex, Crazy, and Challenging Privacy Issues - HCCA 2021 Richmond Regional Conference

    2021 Richmond Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | December 10, 2021 

    • Crazy overlapping issues between the Information Blocking Rule and the HIPAA Privacy Rule

    • Challenge of ensuring end users understand proper accesses, uses and disclosures of health information

    • Complex issues with the proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule

  2. Compliance Risks in Physician ED Coverage Agreements

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | December 07, 2021 

    • Understand key compliance risks for ED call coverage arrangements between hospitals and physicians

    • Know the key regulations governing physician payments, as well as recent updates to Stark Law

    • Learn best practices for crafting compliant arrangements, such as interpreting and applying market data, structuring contracts, how to evaluate FMV, and more

  3. Regulatory Hot Topics

    2021 San Francisco Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | December 03, 2021 

    • Understand regulatory compliance and the strategic and reputational considerations for new price transparency requirements

    • Learn about the interaction of new requirements with other regulatory and business initiatives

    • Discuss the role for compliance in the governance of transparency, interoperability, and surprise billing efforts

  4. HIPAA Lessons from the Headlines

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | November 17, 2021 

    • Discuss recent examples of potential HIPAA violations from the headlines Identify

    • HIPAA risks and how to minimize them Learn best practices for staying

    • HIPAA compliant in your organization

  5. Addressing High-Risk Compliance Areas and Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Risk Assessment, Monitoring

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | November 10, 2021 

    • Build a compliance work plan to proactively address known areas of risk

    • Learn how to approach risks using different assessment techniques: Training, analytics, auditing

    • Demonstrate a continuous improvement process within your compliance program

  6. Recent Developments: Kickback and Stark Law (2021 HECC)

    2021 Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Conference  | November 08, 2021 

    • Overview of Anti-Kickback or Stark Law developments and settlements

    • Summary of recent regulatory developments including value-based payment arrangements

    • Review and developments in all-payer kickback statue (EKRA 2018)

  7. Medicare's 60-Day Repayment Rule: Intersection of Audits and Investigations

    2021 Scottsdale Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | November 05, 2021 

    • Identify provider obligations under the 60-day repayment rule

    • Understand the intersection of repayment investigations and Medicare audits

    • Recognize importance of audits and appeal outcomes on compliance and repayment investigations

  8. Out-of-Network and Balance Billing Restrictions

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | November 03, 2021 

    • Identify state laws regarding balance billing and how they interact with the new federal law

    • Explain the effects on communication by providers and payers

    • Address changes to member out-of-pocket expenses and provider reimbursement

    • Understand the basic process of the new law{br/}

  9. Compliance Responsibilities Related to the Avoidance of Duplicate Discount Compliance

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | November 02, 2021 

    • Background of the 340B Program

    • Overview of the compliance requirements of the 340B Program

    • Overview of Medicaid as it relates to the 340B Program

    • Definition of a duplicate discount in the 340B Program

    • State-by-State variations

    • HRSA's expectations: Program auditing

    • Navigating Medicaid billing and the 340B Program within your institution{br/}

  10. Health Equity and Organizational Transformation

    2021 Louisville Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | October 29, 2021 

    • Understand how health inequities are created

    • Learn frameworks to apply a health equity lens

    • Identify potential organizational changes to advance health equity

  11. Conducting Your Own Compliance Program Effectiveness Review

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | October 27, 2021 

    • Understand the updated guidance and expectations from the Department of Justice

    • Learn how to conduct your own compliance program effectiveness assessment, assess your risks, and develop/document corrective action plans

    • Understand the importance of monitoring identified risks and communicating to key stakeholders to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of your program{br/}

  12. Enforcement Trends Update_HCCA 2021 Chicago Regional Conference

    2021 Chicago Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | October 22, 2021 

    • Understand why healthcare fraud statistics on criminal and civil cases can help your compliance program

    • Learn about COVID-19 fraud and how to avoid it

    • Review current DOJ priorities and their impact on healthcare fraud investigations

  13. Best Practices for Healthcare Internal Audits

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | October 21, 2021 

    • Audit workplan development

    • What auditors should consider before they begin an audit

    • Internal auditor conduct

    • How auditors should approach sampling

    • What to review during an audit over a specific area

  14. How To Develop a Robust 340B Compliance Audit; to Include Mixed-Use, Retail, and Contract Pharmacy

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | October 13, 2021 

    • Background of the 340B Program related to audits

    • Overview of the compliance requirements of the 340B Program resources needed to effectively manage 340B Program audits

    • How to create successful audit templates and samples

    • How to report out audit results to leadership

  15. What's New at OIG: COVID-19 and Beyond

    2021 Clinical Practice Conference  | October 12, 2021 

    • COVID-19 enforcement priorities

    • Industry guidance during the pandemic

    • What's on the horizon?

  16. The Drug Diversion Triad

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | October 12, 2021 

    • Identify one change in DEA rules due to COVID-19

    • Describe at least two workflow changes during COVID-19 that created unintended opportunities for diversion

    • Relate human responses to COVID-19 and impact on rate of drug diversion in healthcare

    • Evaluate three drug diversion risk mitigation strategies

  17. Proposed Changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule and What They Mean for Covered Entities

    2021 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | October 07, 2021 

    • Distinguishing the key changes in the notice proposed of proposed rule making

    • Recognizing the potential implications of the proposed rule changes on your healthcare organization

    • Understanding the preparation needed for the proposed changes and the implications for info blocking

  18. The Stark Law: Help Me Understand!

    2021 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | October 07, 2021 

    • Understand the Stark Law basics to identify issues

    • Operationalize the Stark Law within your organization

    • Help identify issues and guidance on resolving issues internally or through self-disclosure

  19. Common DRG Validation Denial Reasons and Strategies for Appealing Them

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | October 06, 2021 

    • Distinguish DRG validations from clinical validations

    • Identify commonDRG validation denial reasons

    • Discuss strategies for successfully responding to DRG validation denials

  20. Hot Topics in Enforcement After 18 Months of the Pandemic

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | October 05, 2021 

    • CARES Act Enforcement Update

    • Anti-Kickback, Stark, and False Claims Act developments

    • Hospital-Physician Arrangements Enforcement Update

    • Value Based Arrangements and Fraud and Abuse Update

  21. COI Management Basics and Best Practices

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | September 30, 2021 

    • Understand what conflicts of interest are and why they matter

    • Describe common challenges in managing conflicts of interest

    • Identify concepts and tips for developing a conflicts of interest plan

  22. Moving the Goalpost on Nurse Staffing Requirements

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | September 23, 2021 

    • Gain an in-depth understanding of Payroll-Based Journal Data and how it is utilized by government enforcement agencies and in patient care cases

    • Learn about Plaintiff's staffing theories and attempts to assign a higher staffing level based on acuity or the CMS "expected staffing" model in LTC centers

    • Develop strategies to combat Plaintiff's attempts at heightened nurse staffing theories

  23. Telemedicine Best Practices Following COVID-19

    2021 Kansas City Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | September 17, 2021 

    • Review and analysis of regulatory guidance about Telemedicine coverage before and after COVID-19

    • Review and analysis of privacy and licensure issues in Telemedicine before and after COVID-19

    • Review and analysis of fraud and enforcement trends in connection with Telemedicine before, during, and after COVID-19

  24. Seven Compliance Hacks for after the COVID-19 Pandemic (September 2021)

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | September 16, 2021 

    • Tracking and ensuring Provider Relief Fund compliance

    • Navigating executive order, regulatory, and legislative changes

    • Focusing on digital health and telehealth compliance

    • Cybersecurity risks and HIPAA breach notifications

    • Covid-19 vaccines, safety, and public health guidance

    • Value-based care and the impact of the pandemic on compliance

    • Health justice, equity, and inclusion

    • What's on the horizon

  25. Physician Compensation Moving to Value-Based Care: Aligning Compensation with New Payment Models Under Stark or AKS Rules

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | September 08, 2021 

    • Learn how the new Stark/AKS regulations truly open opportunities for value-based care in physician compensation plans

    • Learn how to redesign physician compensation plans for both employed/contracted physicians as well as independent physician groups under the new regulations

    • Learn how to establish stronger FMV opinions using market- and practice-specific economic factors to augment historical valuation techniques