2021 HCCA Webinar

  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. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Preparing for and Responding to Payor Audits during and post-COVID

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Courtney Tito  | June 22, 2021 

    • Presentation will help participants better understand the payor audit process and prepare the organization to respond from the initial communications

    • Presentation will take participants through the payor audit process from a government perspective and compare and contrast typical government audits with typical commercial audits

    • Presentation will examine COVID-19 considerations and enforcement related to payor audits

    • Presentation will identify best practices and other important obligations

  17. Beyond HIPAA NIST Cybersecurity Framework, HITRUST, CSF and DoD's CMMC

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Ali Pabrai  | June 16, 2021 

    • Step through the current state of HIPAA compliance and Safe Harbor

    • Examine the HITRUST CSF standard and the roadmap to achieving certification

    • Understand the DoD’s CMMC cybersecurity standard and its requirements for certification

    • Learn about establishing a credible, evidence based compliance and cyber program

  18. Identifying and Remediating Information Blocking Practices (2021 HCCA Webinar)

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Adam Greene, Michaela Andrawis  | June 15, 2021 

    • 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

  19. Can Your Hospital's Controlled Substance Diversion Prevention Efforts Withstand Government Scrutiny?

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Amy Boring, Shannon Cox, Steve Cummings  | June 10, 2021 

    • Why hospitals are at risk for controlled substance diversion

    • What can trigger DEA scrutiny

    • Key elements of a controlled substance diversion prevention program in a hospital setting

    • The questions to ask now to prepare your controlled substance diversion prevention program for government scrutiny

  20. Clinical Research: Guidance for Compliance Professionals

    2021 HCCA Webinar  | Presenter(s): Tara Krieg, Lynn Asher  | June 09, 2021 

    • Understand regulatory risks, including enforcement examples, associated with improper clinical research billing and steps to mitigate the risks

    • How to determine the qualifying status of a clinical research study

    • Present a sample Coverage Analysis with discussion of related compliance risks

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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