2021 HCCA Webinar

  1. 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

  2. Contextualizing Risk Prior to Procuring Medical Devices

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | November 18, 2021 

    • Learn about different types of cybersecurity risk for IoMT devices and the factors that contribute to them

    • Understand how HDOs should evaluate cybersecurity risk in the pre-procurement phase

    • Understand how to mitigate cybersecurity risk post-procurement using configuration hardening

    • Learn how to incorporate cybersecurity risk into the decision to connect standalone medical devices

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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/}

  6. 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/}

  7. 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/}

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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