HCCA Conference Slides and Recordings

  1. Defining Effectiveness to Align with the OIG and DOJ

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Debbie Troklus, Sheryl Vacca  | October 09, 2020 

    • Discuss the OIG’s view on an effective compliance program

    • Review the DOJ effectiveness guidance and how the guidance offers insight to an effective compliance program

    • Discuss assessing compliance programs to ensure effectiveness

  2. HIPAA: User Access Monitoring, Are You Doing Enough?

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Marti Arvin  | October 09, 2020 

    • What do the HIPAA regulations require and what guidance has OCR provided?

    • What are best practices and pain points for adequate user access monitoring?

    • What can happen if your organization is not doing enough?

  3. OCR Update on HIPAA Policy & Enforcement

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Steven Chen  | October 09, 2020 

    • Describe recent OCR policy and guidance materials

    • Discuss recent OCR enforcement actions and priorities

    • Identify best practices for HIPAA compliance

  4. The Seasoned Professionals' Guide to Building Resilience and Avoiding Burnout

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Sharon Grossman  | October 09, 2020 

    • Identify burnout’s symptoms for early intervention

    • Develop self-awareness to increase stress management and prevent burnout

    • Build up mental discipline to make you resilient to stress and burnout bullet-proof

  5. Cultivating a Climate for Paradigm Shift

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Joe Perez  | October 08, 2020 

    • How can you avoid stagnation without sacrificing quality and security in the process? Learn the three key words needed to strike this delicate balance in this dynamic challenge to shift your paradigm and be a catalyst for change rather than an antagonist

    • Are you satisfied with the status quo in your organization? It has been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, but expecting different results. Is that how you want your leadership legacy to be remembered?

    • Do you innovate? Do you project an image of being part of the problem or part of the solution? Find out how to break out of your comfort zone and blow away the status quo. Discover three types of flexibility in leadership needed to make that happen today

  6. Cyber Immune Defense

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Uday Ali Pabrai  | October 08, 2020 

    • Assess enterprise readiness for attacks such as IoT + DDoS, botnets, ransomware and more and review options for and how to implement a cybersecurity framework

    • Step through the impact of global standards such as GDPR and ISO 27001 on an enterprise cybersecurity program

    • Examine a self-assessment cybersecurity checklist to determine the state of an active defense

  7. Fostering a Compliance Culture: Be an Immune System, Not a Police Force

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Anne Daly  | October 08, 2020 

    • Compliance professionals face a real challenge in fostering focus on compliance when the workforce is appropriately focused on the important health care services they furnish

    • To the workforce, compliance program activity can sometimes feel like all criticism and enforcement, and the workforce sometimes actively avoids and dismisses program interaction

    • The speaker will work with attendees to recharacterize the program as an “immune system” that protects or minimizes the entity’s experience of “sickness”, characterizing program activity as a positive part of the health care team

  8. Prosecution and Defense: Points of Collaboration and Contention in False Claims Act Cases

    2020 Hawaii Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Lon Leavitt, Frank E. Sheeder  | October 08, 2020 

    • Understand common divergent viewpoints

    • Establishing collaboration and cooperation

    • Practical approaches in government investigations

  9. Compliance, Ethics and Irrational People (2020 Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference)

    2020 Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Adam Turteltaub  | October 02, 2020 

    • Understand how the human brain makes decisions, often badly

    • Learn why people cheat when given the opportunity, and factors that increase and decrease cheating

    • Gain insight into why people don’t act when they see wrongdoing

  10. Effective Communications in Compliance

    2020 Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Bret Bissey  | October 02, 2020 

  11. State and Federal Legislative and Policy Update in an Era of COVID

    2020 Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Tracy Lawless, Victoria Hamscho  | October 02, 2020 

    • Learn about emerging health policy issues and relief and recovery for health plans, physician practices and hospitals being considered in Congress and by the Pennsylvania general assembly

    • Discussion of how these issues will play out among policymakers and their impact to compliance regulations and healthcare providers

    • Update on post-CARES Act policy, Telehealth and Medicaid

  12. Telehealth in the Time of Pandemic (2020 Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference)

    2020 Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Bill Maruca  | October 02, 2020 

    • Learn the latest changes to telehealth regulatory oversight

    • Discuss waivers, enforcement discretion and reimbursement approaches that encourage patient-focused care in the time of the pandemic

  13. Value-Based Contracting

    2020 Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Jeffrey Park  | October 02, 2020 

    • Compliance has a voice in value-based contracting

    • How to insert compliance objectives into a value-based program

    • Aiding in tracking/reporting compliance objectives

  14. Understanding and Navigating CMS's COVID Enforcement Efforts in Long-Term Care Facilities

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Alissa Fleming  | September 29, 2020 

    • Initiative based on Focused Control survey inspections conducted by CMS

    • Reporting requirements

    • Additional COVID-19 state survey requirements

    • Enhanced enforcement for infection control deficiencies

    • How to comply and prepare for survey inspections and address deficiencies

  15. Pharmacy Compliance

    2020 Indianapolis Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Christopher Dang  | September 25, 2020 

    • Understanding the status of coronavirus-related pharmacy changes

    • Identifying new requirements for pharmacy compliance, including controlled substances

    • Understanding strategies to prepare for and appeal pharmacy audits, and how the compliance program can support positive audit outcomes

  16. Research and Big Data

    2020 Indianapolis Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Carl McKinley, Mitch Parker, Stanley Crosley, Dr. Titus Schleyer  | September 25, 2020 

    • What are your concerns about using AI in healthcare?

    • How is AI already being used in healthcare?

    • What do you want Compliance to understand about AI?

    • What is bias in AI and how does bias affect AI?

  17. Telehealth: The New Normal

    2020 Indianapolis Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Nicholas Merker  | September 25, 2020 

    • How health care professionals are adapting away from the in-person visit and to telehealth from a business perspective

    • What does telehealth compliance look like and how do professionals prepare for the inevitable withdrawal of OCR’s leniency enforcement period after COVID-19

    • Billing compliance issues in a telehealth world

  18. OIG Mandated Six-Year Look Back Audits

    2020 Indianapolis Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Chad Eckhardt, James Rose  | September 25, 2020 

    • Learn to apply use of statistical sampling and extrapolation

    • Understand recent updates and perspectives

    • Apply drivers of efficient and diligent analysis

  19. Measuring the Effectiveness of a Compliance Program Using the DOJ Guidance (2020 Indianapolis Regional Compliance Conference)

    2020 Indianapolis Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Joseph Zielinski  | September 25, 2020 

    • How to analyze the three “fundamental questions” that pursuant to Department of Justice guidance should be asked to determine the effectiveness of a compliance program

    • How to apply and reference other compliance guidance to the Department of Justice’s three “fundamental questions”

    • How to assess the effectiveness of a compliance program using the DOJ’s guidance, which specifically calls out various elements associated with a compliance program and what questions to ask to assess these elements (tool provided to assist in this assessment)

  20. Perspectives of Compliance Officers: How to Thrive as a Compliance Officer

    2020 Indianapolis Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Jasmin N. French, Steve Guymon, Clarice McCauley, Lisa M. Martin  | September 25, 2020 

    • Identify tactics for collaboration with business leaders

    • Assess organizational risk and remediation

    • Drive professionalism and continuous improvement in the ethics and compliance program

  21. Decoding the Alphabet Soup of BAAs and CEs and ERM: A Lesson on Privacy Practices and Work Flows

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Peggy Beat  | September 24, 2020 

    • Define a covered entity

    • Define a business associate

    • Describe a 3rd party vendor

    • Explain the process for risk management and 3rd party vendors relating to privacy and security

  22. How to Maintain an Enterprise-Wide Security and Compliance Strategy in a Decentralized Model

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Ken Reiher, Dana Penny  | September 22, 2020 

    • Understand key traits and the complexity of an enterprise-wide security and compliance strategy, and how to create an overarching vision, even within a decentralized IT governance model.

    • Hear real-world best practices to manage security and compliance across disparate departments and geographic locations, by encouraging non-IT teams to become invested in, and advocate for, enterprise-wide security practices

    • Learn strategies to keep your executive team and board of directors informed and educated about cybersecurity and compliance issues, to avoid budget surprises and to allocate appropriate spending and resource decision-making

    • Discuss future-proofing your enterprise-wide strategy by starting to think and plan for thoughtful, controlled growth, telehealth and digital care, medical device cybersecurity and artificial intelligence

  23. CARES Act Compliance

    2020 Kansas City Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Lori Foley, Martie Ross  | September 18, 2020 

    • Identify the COVID-19 provider relief programs established under the CARES Act

    • Understand the compliance and reporting requirements associated with each program

    • Identify best practices in establishing and maintaining internal processes for compliance and reporting

  24. Compliance, Ethics and Irrational People (All of Us) (2020 Kansas City Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference)

    2020 Kansas City Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Adam Turteltaub  | September 18, 2020 

    • Understand how the human brain makes decisions, often badly

    • Learn why people cheat when given the opportunity, and factors that increase and decrease cheating

    • Gain insight into why people don’t act when they see wrongdoing

  25. OIG Oversight of COVID-19 Response and Recovery

    2020 Kansas City Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Patrick J. Cogley  | September 18, 2020 

    • Learn about the HHS OIG strategic plan and mission execution related to COVID-19

    • Learn about the HHS OIG strategic plan and mission execution related to COVID-19

    • Review the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare compliance auditing