2020 HCCA Web Conference

  1. Re-evaluating Your Risk Assessment Process Post-Pandemic and Pivoting Your Action Plans

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Betsy Wade  | November 12, 2020 

    • Understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented risk environment for health care compliance, internal audit and risk management professionals

    • Identify specific clinical, environmental, financial, operational, regulatory, reputational and strategic risks facing health care organizations that should be incorporated into the annual risk assessment process as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Learn how to incorporate COVID-19 risks into your compliance monitoring plans and internal audit plans for approval by your management, compliance committee, and Board

  2. Fraud, Waste and Abuse: Using an Integrated AI Model for Detection and Prevention

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Karen Weintraub  | October 21, 2020 

    • Learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI) through several Case Studies

    • The webinar will walk through the steps of identification and how all of the integrative components of Healthcare Fraud Shield intertwine to provide maximize effectiveness, ROI and results

    • Learn how AI in combination with SMEs and a Rules-Based system provide the most comprehensive approach

  3. Crafting Physician Compensation and Contracting Policies in an Evolving Landscape

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Allison Pullins  | October 20, 2020 

    • Plan your policy; compliance considerations

    • Craft effective guidelines

    • Engage key stakeholders and execute the plan

    • Translate best practice into policy

  4. Understanding the Malpractice Claims Landscape Post-COVID-19

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Jason Newton  | October 19, 2020 

    • Learn where immunity has been bestowed and how it will affect claims

    • Understand risks of continuing telehealth for medically-complicated patients

    • Examine what claims we can expect to see as a result of care given during the pandemic

    • Consider how the current political and social climate may affect attitudes towards physicians, post-pandemic

    • Discuss the inner workings of a virtual trial

  5. Identifying and Remediating Information Blocking Practices

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Adam Greene, Lyra Correa  | October 15, 2020 

    • Understand 21st Century Cures information blocking regulations and how they fit with other health information laws

    • Learn about the elements of information blocking and eight exceptions

    • Create methodologies to identify, analyze, and correct potential information blocking practices

  6. Physician Compensation in the Time of COVID: Compliance and Alignment Challenges

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Gary Herschman, Victoria Sheridan, Daniel Stech  | October 14, 2020 

    • Discuss implications for fair market value compliance

    • Explore application of Stark Waivers

    • Discover methods and tactics for addressing constraints on physician compensation

    • Identify key documentation and transaction strategies

    • Evaluate and assess influence of pandemic on current and future physician alignment relationships and transactions

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. The COVID-19 Pandemic has been with us for Many Months - So, What's Next?

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Sarah Swank, Charles Whipple  | September 10, 2020 

    • What’s next? Preparing and responding to COVID-19

    • CARES Act update, funding and compliance

    • Update and tips for navigating executive order, regulatory and legislative changes

    • Telehealth expansion and compliance

    • Precautionary measures for hospital employees

    • Preparing for a vaccine

    • HIPAA and managing communications

  11. NIST Cybersecurity Framework: A Gold Standard for HIPAA Compliance; A U.S. Cyber Defense Standard

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Ali Pabrai  | August 26, 2020 

    • Review how the NIST standard appropriately addresses HIPAA mandates

    • Walk through how the NIST cybersecurity framework aligns with NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-34, NIST SP 800-61 and many others

    • Examine the organization and the specific requirements of the NIST cybersecurity framework

    • Step through the seven key steps to align your enterprise compliance program with the NIST cybersecurity framework

  12. CMS' Comparative Billing Reports: Compliance Tools for Physicians and Other Outpatient Providers

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Kim Hrehor, Annie Barnaby  | August 25, 2020 

    • Learn about CMS’ CBR program, which supports efforts to educate providers and protect the Medicare Trust Fund

    • CBRs summarize Medicare Part B claims data for a provider, comparing their statistics to national data

    • CMS produces CBRs for a variety of topics that are vulnerable for improper Medicare payments

  13. The HCP (Health Care Professional) Compliance Toolkit: Security and Managing Data in a Digital World

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Kristina Podnar, Hema Lakkaraju  | August 20, 2020 

    • Understanding the present health industry digital data landscape

    • How are HCPs impacted?

    • What and why HCPs need to understand the digital data landscape

    • Governance and compliance tools and processes to manage data holistically and in different contexts

    • Practical immediate steps and longer-term practices

  14. Have the Rules Changed for Compliance for Healthcare Provider Transactions Over the Past Three Decades

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Max Reiboldt, Thomas D. Anthony  | August 18, 2020 

    • Review the past 30+ years and contrast with the current healthcare transaction landscape as well as identify the forces behind the changes in transactions considering what lies beyond today

    • Review simplicity of transactions of the 80’s and discuss political landscape and transactions of the 90’s; consider the legal/regulatory environment during these years

    • Examine the new era of transactions of the early 2000’s and evaluate features of “full” alignment of the 2010’s and beyond; consider how legal ramifications changed during these years and discuss the relative legal/regulatory and economic/governance challenges of transactions today versus 20-30 years ago

  15. Department of Justice and Office of Inspector General Enforcement & Compliance Update

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Gabriel Imperato, Hannah Cross  | August 14, 2020 

    • COVID-19 and the Impact on Department of Justice and Office of Inspector General Enforcement Priorities

    • Department of Justice and Office of Inspector General Commitment to Fraud and Abuse Enforcement during the Pandemic

    • Anti-Kickback, Stark and False Claims Act Developments

  16. COVID-19 Workplace Safety Training Required in Numerous States

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Michael Johnson  | August 13, 2020 

    • Which states require Covid-19 safety training?

    • Which states strongly recommend employers provide such training?

    • What topics must be addressed in the training in each of the required training states?

    • How does the training content differ in some states depending on your industry?

  17. How to Prescribe Opioids to Treat Pain and Avoid Legal Sanction

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Alicia Davis  | August 10, 2020 

    • Learn what triggers a prescriber audit, define “best practice” and discuss state opioid prescribing requirements

    • Discuss how to effectively respond to a government inquiry/investigation: Embracing the vulnerability assessment and corrective action plan

    • Where did they go wrong? Learn practical strategies to mitigate risk and demonstrate compliance through review of case studies involving government inquiry into provider opioid prescribing behaviors

  18. Telehealth - Perils and Pitfalls

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): James Dunnick  | August 03, 2020 

    • Discuss the origination of telehealth to understand our current and future needs

    • Recognizing the rules of payers and the laws of states

    • Discuss compliance rules with telehealth to protect your economics

    • Define the skill sets needed for the members of the telehealth team

  19. HIPAA Hot Topics and Current Trends

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Kelly McLendon  | July 30, 2020 

    • Recap of the recent OCR guidance and their important topics and areas of focus

    • ONC 21st Century Cures Act Interoperability and Data Blocking rules

    • Other regulator's rules and guidance, SAMSHA, FTC, and Cures Act

    • Hot security topics such as ransomware, social media and engineering, hacking, mobile devices

    • Privacy and Security Risk Analysis and other assessments of privacy and security compliance

  20. Billing Compliance in Clinical Trial Operations - Mitigating Risk and Fundamentals

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Sachit Verma  | July 29, 2020 

    • Understand Prospective Reimbursement Analysis for clinical research to ensure segregation of routine versus research-related protocol-required items and services

    • Manage strategies for budget development to enhance research revenue

    • Review billing grids to aid in front and back end billing process

    • Make key decisions in clinical research billing practices and compliance

  21. How to "Draft" the Right Staff onto your Compliance Team in the League of Healthcare

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Donna Schneider  | July 23, 2020 

    • Link the US Department of Justice Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs guidance documents to the importance of having the right staff on your team

    • Identify the important soft skills and recognize observable behaviors that staff need to have along with the technical breadth of knowledge in order to be successful in the compliance field and engage in sometimes difficult conversations

    • Lessons learned on how to assess and work with your staff to be successful in their roles

  22. Using ADRs and Denials to Enhance Your Post-Acute Compliance Workplan

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Kelly Murray, Sonu Kumar  | July 16, 2020 

    • Describe the process of the Targeted Probe and Educate prorgam

    • How to avoid the top denials for Hospice, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Long-Term Care

    • How to integrate ADR and denial metrics into your compliance work plan

  23. Q1-Q2 2020 Enforcement Trends and What They Mean For Your Company

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Payal Salsburg  | July 15, 2020 

    • Assessing compliance risk in light of recent enforcement trends and whether the trends apply to your organization

    • Healthcare and Pharma enforcement risk areas, including financial relationships with medical providers, medical necessity of services, home healthcare and rehab facility fraud, and genetic/drug testing schemes

    • COVID-19 related concerns with telemedicine, false marketing of treatments, and accessing federal and state government monetary aid

  24. Telehealth Regulatory Changes for COVID-19

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Chandra L. Stephenson, Janine S. Devine  | July 14, 2020 

    • Provide a very brief overview of the pre-COVID telehealth environment

    • Discuss the federal expansion waivers and related guidance provided

    • Compare/Contrast the categories of virtual health services

  25. OCR Update on HIPAA Policy & Enforcement (Complimentary Member Exclusive)

    2020 HCCA Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Timothy Noonan  | July 13, 2020 

    • Describe recent OCR policy and guidance materials

    • Discuss recent OCR enforcement actions and priorities

    • Identify best practices for HIPAA compliance