HCCA Conference Slides and Recordings

  1. U.S. Trade and Technology Controls Basics for Life Sciences Researchers (August 2021)

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | August 05, 2021 

    • U.S. trade and technology control-related policies, statutes, and regulations are becoming more stringent and impactful for life sciences researchers

    • Tighter requirements and active enforcement related both to life sciences-related technologies and a growing population of non-U.S. prohibited parties indicate a need to understand your risks and responsibilities

    • In this webinar, experts will familiarize attendees with the U.S. trade and technology control framework, principal requirements, and critical recent developments most relevant to life sciences researchers and organizations

  2. The Art of Preparing for CMMC Readiness: A Cyber Standard for the 2020s

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | September 02, 2021 

    • Understand why CMMC is such a valued reference for addressing risks in the cyber supply chain (for e.g., your business associates)

    • Walk through core components, organization, and CMMC maturity levels

    • Navigate requirements to achieve CMMC certification Examine key steps for establishing a CMMC-based compliance and cyber program

  3. The Future of Healthcare Technology and Cybersecurity Enforcement

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | August 31, 2021 

    • Overview of the latest developments in healthcare technology, particularly as related to EHR and telehealth and related federal enforcement activities

    • Discussion of the cybersecurity risks for organizations using this latest technology or other technology that hosts/creates patient data and how organizations can protect themselves against these risks

    • Discussion of the expected increase in False Claims Act enforcement with respect to government contracts requiring (explicitly or implicitly) compliance with cybersecurity standards

  4. Proactive risk management for healthcare - beyond the clinical lens

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | August 30, 2021 

    • Understand and articulate how risk appetite can be applied in a medical setting

    • Understand how risk management can assist in improving patient care

    • Leveraging regulatory requirements to add value to the organization

    • Explain how Enterprise Risk Management can be utilized to look beyond clinical risk

  5. Compliance and Liability Considerations for Physicians and Organizations Employing Phys. Assist

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | August 12, 2021 

    • Discuss compliance concerns arising from changes to the BBA and SSA related to the use of Pas and NPs

    • Identify case law involving Pas, NPs, physicians, and organizations demonstrating compliance risks

    • Describe strategies to reduce risk of violating the AKS and FCA when employing Pas and NPs

  6. Detecting, Responding, and Preventing COVID-19 Frauds

    2021 Philadelphia Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | August 06, 2021 

    • Overview of the latest evolving COVID-19 fraud

    • Learn strategies to prevent, identify and respond to fraud indicators

    • Hear about recent criminal, civil and administrative investigative actions

  7. Is Your Hotline "Hot?" Approaches to Improving and Promoting Your Compliance Hotline (August 2021)

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | August 02, 2021 

    • Understand the key elements of a disclosure program that determine the success there of

    • Learn about techniques to develop, evaluate, and select an effective hotline system

    • Create and organize activities to promote the hotline and engage the workforce and the community

  8. Emerging Areas of Health Care Compliance and Enforcement

    2021 Philadelphia Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | August 06, 2021 

    • Billing for services where there is failure to comply with clinical standards (Upper Allegheny Health System 5/21/21 settlement)

    • Billing for services not reasonable or necessary/corporate policy and practice tracking software to increase revenue (Isaac Laufer, Tami Whitney, and Montclair Care Center (SDNY Complaint June 2021) SavaSeniorCare LLC (settlement 5/21/21)

    • Patient billing and failure to offer financial assistance (State of Washington v. Franciscan Health System Consent decree Washington AG 4/29/19)

  9. Hot Topics in Compliance (August 2021)

    2021 Philadelphia Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | August 06, 2021 

    • Learn about important regulatory developments in billing compliance

    • Hear about lessons learned and case studies from a leading academic medical center

    • Understand practical takeaways to bring back to your organization

  10. Government Enforcement: The Year That Was 2020

    2021 Philadelphia Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | August 06, 2021 

    • Hear from a former federal prosecutor and OIG attorney regarding developments in civil, criminal, and administrative cases

    • Obtain information on how to mitigate and reduce enforcement risks

    • Learn leading compliance practices to avoid enforcement actions

  11. Big Data and False Claims Act Risk Due to COVID-19

    2021 Philadelphia Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | August 06, 2021 

    • Learn the origins of how big data became a commonplace tool for investigating healthcare fraud

    • Understand how relators have used data analysis to bring False Claims Act cases

    • Learn how the government collects, analyzes, and uses data as a tool to initiate False Claims Act cases

    • Gain an understanding of how the government, auditors, and relators will use data analysis to hunt False Claims Act cases based on regulatory changes to reimbursement during the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Learn best practices on how to use data to mitigate the risk of being a target of fraud allegations and to defend against extrapolations

  12. Leading Through a Pandemic: Lessons From the Front Lines

    2021 Philadelphia Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | August 06, 2021 

    • Hear from two current compliance officers on how they are leading through the pandemic

    • Learn strategies used to adapt to the everchanging regulatory environment along with lessons learned

    • Understand operational methods that have been implemented for managing day-to-day operations in the current environment

    • Learn how compliance officers can demonstrate and create value in crisis situations

  13. Emerging Issues with Business Associates (July 2021)

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Richelle Marting  | July 29, 2021 

    • Review the definition of a business associate under HIPAA

    • Understand common relationships that create gray areas in making determinations on whether business associate relationships exist

    • Discuss a common “just in case” approach to business associate relationships

    • Review strategies for management of business associate relationships

    • Discuss Office for Civil Rights guidance and audit protocols covering business associates

  14. Don't give up the ship! How to Find and Turn Hidden Privileging, Credentialing and Enrollment Risks into Treasure

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Christa Bernacchia, Melissa Walsh, Regina Alexander  | July 28, 2021 

    • Enhance attendee knowledge of key aspects of privileging, credentialing, and enrollment processes, including regulatory and payer requirements

    • Understand commonly overlooked compliance risks associated with provider credentialing and enrollment processes

    • Identify revenue integrity opportunities, mitigate financial impact of credentialing related claim denials, and barriers to care created by inefficient or siloed credentialing and enrollment processes

    • Apply knowledge acquired from the presentation to asking the ‘right’ questions about the credentialing, privileging, and enrollment processes within attendees' own organization

  15. Engage Your Audience, Make Your Message Stick, Increase Your Impact: Six Principles for Great Compliance Training

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Kirsten Liston  | July 23, 2021 

    • Effective communication tactics to make your content better whether your training is two minutes or two hours

    • Meeting the content needs and attitudes of a 21st-century audience. Learn how and when to develop a single messaging solution — and when to differentiate

    • What data and analytics can do for your program — and what it can’t. Pick an analytics strategy that delivers business impact and aligns your program strategy with DOJ guidance

  16. Chip Off the Old Block: Navigating the Information Blocking & Interoperability Landscape

    HCCA Seattle Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Bethany Corbin  | July 23, 2021 

    • Identify and strategically remedy information blocking practices and evaluate enforcement trends

    • Mitigate risk by implementing emerging best practices for sharing and withholding patient data

    • Develop compliance strategies to enhance interoperability while protecting privacy and security

  17. Developmental Disability and Informed Consent

    HCCA Seattle Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Kimberly Espinoza  | July 23, 2021 

    • Outline ethical and legal considerations when obtaining informed consent from adults with developmental disabilities

    • Differentiate between decision-making capacity and legal competency to consent

    • Address healthcare scenarios where a patient’s capacity to consent and legal competency to consent do not align

  18. Teledentistry Compliance: Making Oral Healthcare More Accessible While Maintaining Patient Safety and Equality

    HCCA Seattle Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): Dr. Jackie Wong  | July 23, 2021 

    • Understand compliance priorities when beginning or assessing a telehealth program

    • Provide resources to telehealth laws

    • Communicate appropriate documentation for telehealth

  19. Healthcare Policy and What is Going on at the State Level

    HCCA Seattle Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference  | Presenter(s): DJ Wilson  | July 23, 2021 

    • A review of 5 strategic issues facing healthcare at the intersection of policy and the market

    • Go in detail on congress’s plans for additional healthcare policy making

    • Scope key policy issues facing healthcare organizations in Washington state

  20. 2021 Mid-Year OIG Work Plan & Other Important Updates- Hospitals, Physician Practices, Home Health and Hospice

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Bill Musick, Brett Short  | July 22, 2021 

    • Discuss OIG work planning process, work plan items, and other government reports

    • Provider insights into COVID-19 audits, reviews, and monitoring

  21. Revisions to Office or Other Outpatient Evaluation and Management (E or M) Services

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Debbie Barnes  | July 20, 2021 

    • Describe the comprehensive E/M revisions effective 2021

    • Discuss the elements of medical decision-making (MDM) and Time

    • Explain the requirements for MDM-based and Time-based coding

    • Review MDM-based and Time-based coding examples

    • New Prolonged Service Codes-use and application

  22. Training on Core Values to Counter Compassion Fatigue and Support a Culture of Compliance

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Marla Berkow  | July 15, 2021 

    • Understand the impact of an extended public health emergency on compliance program goals

    • Rely on core values to drive compliance, support resilience, and keep training relevant

    • Successfully approach the regulatory landscape with a long-haul mindset

  23. The New BAA? New "Part 2" Contract Requirements (July 2021)

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): William J Roberts  | July 07, 2021 

    • Effective February 2, 2020, the Part 2 Rules imposed new mandatory contracting requirements

    • Many providers, insurers, and contractors have worked to modify their contracts and contracting processes to comply

    • This webinar will look at best practices to comply and strategies for doing so.

  24. COVID-19 and the Big Data Revolution of Healthcare False Claims Act Litigation

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Stephen Bittinger  | June 29, 2021 

    • Understand the origins of using data to prove healthcare fraud

    • Learn how relators use data in FCA cases

    • Learn how the government is increasingly using data in FCA cases

    • Learn how data is being used to hunt fraud due to regulatory changes brought on by COVID-19

    • Learn how to use data as a shield against fraud allegations

  25. Compliance Risk Points Related to 340B Program Management

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Kristin Fox-Smith  | June 25, 2021 

    • Learn what role technology plays in providing 340B Program integrity

    • Understand the various inventory models and how they impact 340B Program compliance

    • Identify internal audit needs to quickly identify 340B Program gaps

    • Understand the benefits of incorporating stakeholders from different departments to ensure that the 340B Program has a diverse base of representation

    • Understand staterequirements for billing Medicaid and ensuring avoidance of duplicate discounts