HCCA Conference Slides and Recordings

  1. Risk, Challenges, and Best Practices for Compliant Clinical Research Revenue Cycle Processes

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Sarah Couture, Kate Cohen  | May 27, 2021 

    • Understand risks associated with clinical research billing

    • Discuss challenges and best practices for each workstream in the research revenue cycle

    • Know where to go from here: Learn tips for efficient and compliant collaboration

  2. New Challenges - Investigating Racial Discrimination and Harassment Complaints in the Healthcare Industry

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Daphne Bishop  | May 26, 2021 

    • Learn how to build trust with witnesses on both sides

    • How to investigate microaggressions

    • How to access the overall organizational culture regarding race-related issues

  3. Reflection and Discussion: Research Grant Requirements for Reporting of Discrimination and Harassment

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Phillip Escoriaza  | May 13, 2021 

    •  Provide an update on the latest studies and stories about diversity, discrimination, and harassment in the U.S. STEM workforce

    • Explain the NSF, NIH, and NASA requirements incorporated into the terms of research grants

    • Discuss how requirements in research grants related to discrimination can be incorporated in different ways into your compliance training, in order to consider specific scenarios relevant to your researchers

  4. Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare: Compliance and Legal Considerations

    2021 New York City Regional Healthcare Compliance Confernece  | Presenter(s): Brett Barlag, Matthew Schwartz  | May 07, 2021 

    • Examples of AI use cases in healthcare

    • Unique risks and compliance considerations specific to AI

    • Regulatory and industry guidance on the use of AI in healthcare (e.g. the DoD’s Five Ethical Principles for the use of Artificial Intelligence)

    • Use of advanced data analytics and datadriven, quantitative techniques for testing and monitoring AI

  5. COVID-19 and the Evolving Compliance Landscape

    2021 New York City Regional Healthcare Compliance Confernece  | Presenter(s): Kelly J. Sauders  | May 07, 2021 

    • The Provider Relief Fund (PRF): Where are we with reporting and what are the implications/areas for compliance to be aware of?

    • Coding and billing: Inpatient coding risks and the implications of add-on payments, MAC/RAC, and other auditing, coding, and billing risk areas

    • CMS waivers: What should compliance plan to do once the public health emergency period ends and the associated waivers end?

  6. Performing a Forensic or Fraud Investigation

    2021 New York City Regional Healthcare Compliance Confernece  | Presenter(s): Timothy W. Ball, June M. Crawford, Paul F. Mayer  | May 07, 2021 

    • Understanding the organizational risks and culture

    • Creating an investigation plan

    • Handling the aftermath of an investigation

  7. HIPAA Hot Topics: Right to Access, Third Party Authorizations, and Navigating Difficult Denials

    2021 New York City Regional Healthcare Compliance Confernece  | Presenter(s): Ashley Algazi, Eric D. Fader  | May 07, 2021 

    • Overview of HIPAA and NYS law regarding third-party requests for disclosure of PHI

    • Practical tips in reviewing HIPAA authorizations signed by parties other than the patient

    • How to best navigate difficult families, lawyers, and other third parties when denying access to records in accordance with HIPAA and NYS law

    • Key tips to help prepare for an OCR investigation that may arise from a complaint

  8. Managing Antitrust Risks with an Effective Compliance Program

    2021 New York City Regional Healthcare Compliance Confernece  | Presenter(s): Jennifer Dixton, Carrie A. Syme  | May 07, 2021 

    • Understand the Antitrust Division’s approach to evaluating corporate compliance programs

    • Understand recent criminal antitrust enforcement in healthcare

    • Understand new reporting and whistleblower protections for employees

    • Apply this knowledge to manage the risks of non-compliance with criminal antitrust laws

  9. OMIG Audits and the COVID Pandemic

    2021 New York City Regional Healthcare Compliance Confernece  | Presenter(s): Jay Speers  | May 07, 2021 

    • Audit activities and approach

    • Audit oversight in a remote environment

    • Coordination and collaboration in the new normal

  10. Current Developments in HIPAA Law

    2021 Columbus Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Steven Mitchell  | April 30, 2021 

    • Policy developments

    • Breach highlights and recent enforcement activity

    • Best practices and how to stay on top of HIPAA law changes and issues

  11. Compliance in a Pandemic: The LTC Facility Response

    2021 Columbus Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Dr. Teresa Remy Detty  | April 30, 2021 

    • Review how long-term care facilities have been impacted by COVID-19 and identify common barriers and innovations used to overcome them

    • Review changes to the Requirements of Participation (RoP) due to the pandemic

    • Review helpful strategies to minimize survey deficiencies and enforcement actions

  12. Care Modifications Therapists Have Made Due to COVID in a Skilled Nursing Facility

    2021 Columbus Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Petrina Garritano  | April 30, 2021 

    • Apply key infection control guidelines and survey preparedness specific to COVID-19 and its impact in the skilled nursing environment

    • Learn strategies to ensure quality services are provided to meet the recovery needs of the patients following coronavirus and its long-term effects

    • Identify and implement approaches to the challenges facing skilled nursing facilities during the pandemic

  13. Challenges in Balancing Cyber Risk with Expectations of the Organization's Stakeholders

    2021 Columbus Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Bill McCreary, PhD  | April 30, 2021 

    • Gain an understanding of the cybersecurity risk landscape, which includes all the forces that result in an organization’s risk position

    • Gain an understanding of the underlying elements that make up each risk factor, and associated mitigation strategies

    • Gain an understanding of the challenges in balancing cyber risks with stakeholder expectations

  14. Lean Six Sigma Tools for Planning and Execution

    2021 Columbus Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Dave Cutri  | April 30, 2021 

    • Explain the necessity of each business unit’s objectives being aaligned with the organization’s overall objectives

    • Identify the benefits and challenges of employing the Six Sigma methodology during a healthcare business process improvement engagement

    • Identify the difference between output measures and performance measures in a business process, and provide tools and techniques to assess both of these measures

  15. Medicaid Fraud 101 (2021 Columbus Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference)

    2021 Columbus Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Lloyd Early  | April 30, 2021 

    • Define the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit’s role in the overall scheme of Medicaid program integrity, statutory authority, and jurisdiction

    • Understand the terms “fraud” and “Medicaid fraud” and the most common schemes by which providers defraud Medicaid

    • Discuss current trends in Ohio Medicaid provider fraud

  16. Digital Health, Liability, Compliance, and Enforcement in the COVID-19 Era

    2021 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Sean McKenna, Cheryl Burtzel, William Hopkins  | April 29, 2021 

    • Hear from former state and federal prosecutors and regulators regarding the state of affairs for healthcare providers, operational, and compliance professionals

    • Learn about how the pandemic has impacted digital health, and what trends are here to stay

    • Catch-up on recent theories and outcomes in a variety of liability settings

    • Gain insights into current state and federal enforcement initiatives

  17. International Telemedicine: What Compliance Professionals need to know

    2021 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Adilene Rosales, William Ferreira  | April 27, 2021 

    • Introduction to international telemedicine and the growth of remote medical services around the world

    • Tackling the key non-US regulatory challenges in global remote second opinions, doctor-to-patient services, physician-to-physician services, and more

    • Country-specific case studies with discussion of business models, foreign licensure requirements, data privacy, and legal considerations

  18. H1C Exclusions

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Nicole Caucci, Donna Thiel, Joann Francis  | April 22, 2021 

    • Provide information on OIG’s exclusion authorities and processes as well as OIG’s guidance on screening for excluded individuals and entities, the effect of exclusion, and self-disclosure of the employment of excluded individuals

  19. H3C Clinical Research v. Innovative Medical Treatment: Understanding the Differences and Avoiding Unnecessary Risk

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Jennifer Mallory, Carrie Hanger  | April 22, 2021 

    • The distinctions between clinical research and innovative medical treatment may be blurred. This presentation will discuss the reasons for the differences between the two, the reasons for those distinctions, and the risks of ignoring those differences

    • Topics covered will include humanitarian use devices, emergency use authorization, and emerging therapies, such as therapies for Covid-19

    • Participants will evaluate how to use these distinctions to align their internal procedures to make sure they are mitigating risk

  20. H4A Privacy Officer Roundtable: Part 2

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Joan Podleski, Marti Arvin, Adam Greene  | April 22, 2021 

    • Highly interactive discussion of challenging privacy issues facing privacy officers, counsel, and staff

    • Audience-selected topics for discussion with the session facilitators and colleagues

    • Sharing of practical solutions from experts and peers for the tough day-to-day privacy struggles

  21. H3A Privacy Officer Roundtable: Part 1

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Joan Podleski, Adam Greene, Marti Arvin  | April 22, 2021 

    • Highly interactive discussion of challenging privacy issues facing privacy officers, counsel, and staff

    • Audience-selected topics for discussion with the session facilitators and colleagues

    • Sharing of practical solutions from experts and peers for the tough day-to-day privacy struggles

  22. H4B Three Ways to Enhance Your Physician Compensation Review Process

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Adam Klein, Heather Fields, Andrea Eklund  | April 22, 2021 

    • Learn where best-in-class policies fail to mitigate risk

    • Identify ways to increase flexibility and reduce stakeholder frustration

    • Implementing strategies for assessing aggregate risk as opposed to a case-by-case evaluation

  23. H2I 340B Drug Pricing Program: Recent Updates and Compliance Tips

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Jonathan Labuhn, Noelle True  | April 22, 2021 

    • Know about the latest 340B Program legislative, regulatory, judicial, and industry developments

    • Have a roadmap of what to include in a 340B policy and standard operating procedure

    • Understand the importance of collaboration between compliance and operations for a good 340B Program

  24. H1A The Privacy & Marketing Dream Team: Developing and Maintaining a Professional Relationship with Your Marketing Department and Why It Matters

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Lisa Taylor, Daniel Elmlinger  | April 22, 2021 

    • Leverage social media and your marketing team to monitor for online potential HIPAA violations

    • Collaborate with your marketing team to develop a more proactive privacy program

    • Learn why marketing and privacy can, and should, work together to help your organization succeed

  25. H3D Ways Leaders Can Engage in Compliance Leadership

    25th Annual Compliance Institute  | Presenter(s): Gino Santorio, Laura Ellis  | April 22, 2021 

    • Build strong intradepartment culture and interdepartmental relationships to improve E&C success

    • How executive and senior leaders lead compliance by word and deed

    • How executive and senior leaders can engage and mentor managers on managing for compliance