|By PR Newswire||
|March 13, 2013 11:15 AM EDT||
Government speakers from HHS Office of Inspector General, Office of Civil Rights, and Department of Justice
HCCA's Compliance Institute, April 21-24, 2013, Gaylord National, National Harbor, Md.
MINNEAPOLIS, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 200 legal, government, and health care leaders will provide compliance professionals, attending the Health Care Compliance Association's 17th Annual Compliance Institute, with the essential information and perspectives necessary to meet the regulatory and compliance challenges of today's evolving health care industry. The Compliance Institute, a four-day conference with 139 sessions, and nine learning tracks, is being held on April 21-24, 2013, at the Gaylord National, National Harbor, Md.
New sessions just added
The following three new sessions were just added to the Compliance Institute agenda:
-A Dialogue on HIPAA/HITECH Compliance: Considerations Now that the HITECH Rules Are Here, presented by: Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights Director Leon Rodriguez, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 3-4 pm;
-Compliance Reporting Post ICD-10: Avoiding the Chasm, presented by: Dr. Mike Gallagher, chief medical information officer/chief medical officer, Health Revenue Assurance Associates, and Valerie Rinkle, vice president, revenue informatics, Health Revenue Assurance Associates, Monday, April 22, 2013, 11-12 noon;
-A Compliance Officer's Approach to Fair Market Value Analyses: Practical Advice and Dilemmas, presented by: Greg Endicott, managing director, Strategic Value Group, LLC, Lawrence W. Vernaglia, partner and chair of the health care industry team, Foley and Lardner LLP, and Andrea M. Ferrari, manager, HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.
For conference details click here: http://www.compliance-institute.org/
Numerous new regulations brought about by recently passed health care reform laws and new privacy-security regulations top the Compliance Institute's agenda. The program will immerse approximately 2,000 conference attendees in the vast world of governance, regulatory risk, and compliance obligations health care industry compliance professionals face daily. Session topics include cyber compliance, new HIPAA rules, patient and physician identity theft, data breach threats, the patient quality-safety compliance connection, government audits, risks associated with social media, 2013 congressional priorities, conflicts of interest, fair market value compliance, false claims settlements and corporate integrity agreements, tips on avoiding career burnout, and more.
Conference attendees will hear from those on the front line of government enforcement initiatives including: HHS Office of Inspector General Deputy General Counsel David Cade, Esq., U.S. Department of Justice Deputy Director Michael Granston, OIG Office of Investigations, Special Agent in Charge Jennifer Trussell, Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs Robert K. DeConti, and Inspector General for CMS Audits Brian P. Ritchie. For a complete listing of Compliance Institute 2013 speakers visit:
HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., is a non-profit professional membership organization. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. HCCA's mission is to champion ethical practice and compliance standards and to provide the necessary resources for ethics and compliance professionals and others who share these principles. Visit HCCA's website at www.hcca-info.org. Tel: 888/580-8373.
SOURCE Health Care Compliance Association