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Government regulations, enforcement, and compliance are chief issues

to be addressed at the 2014 Compliance Institute

MINNEAPOLIS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Staying abreast

of copious new and changing regulations brought about by health care

reform, electronic health records, and social media is a chief goal of

today's health care compliance professionals. The Health Care

Compliance Association's 18th Annual Compliance Institute General

Compliance-Hot Topic educational track will address these and other


The General Compliance-Hot Topics educational track features the

following 42 sessions and 71 speakers held over four days, from

Sunday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 2, 2014,at the Manchester

Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California.

-Compliance Program Development: Where Do You Start? - Speakers:

Sheryl Vacca, senior vice president/chief compliance & audit officer,

University of California, and Debbie Troklus, managing director, Aegis

Compliance & Ethics Center;

-Meaningful Use as It Relates to HIPAA Compliance - Speaker: Sue

Ulrey, partner, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP;

-Media Panel: How the Media Covers Health Care Fraud and Compliance

Issues and Hot Topics for 2014 - Lisa Rockelli, managing editor, James

Swann, reported, and Eric Topor, legal editor, Bloomberg/BNA;

-Staying Ahead of the OIG: Best Practices for Compliance in the New

World of Enforcement - Speakers: Michael Rosen, president,

ProviderTrust, Inc., and Alice Martin, deputy attorney general, State

of Alabama;

-Compliance Implications of Health Care Reform - Speakers: Shawn

DeGroot, associate director, Navigant, and Frank Sheeder, partner, DLA


-Building a Healthy ACO Compliance Program - Speaker: Mary Malone,

attorney, shareholder, Hancock, Daniel, Johnson & Nagle PC;

-Regulation and Enforcement: What the Law Was, What the Law Is, and

What The "Law" Will Be Like Tomorrow - Speaker: Brian Flood, partner,

Husch Blackwell LLP

-Privacy and Security in a Rapidly Evolving Environment - Speaker:

Laura Rosas, program officer, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer,

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology


-The Top 10 Conflicts of Interest Developments Compliance

Professionals Need to Know About - Speaker: Greg Radinsky, vice

president, chief corporate compliance officer, North Shore-LIJ Health


-Opening a New Hospital/Medical Center: A Look at the Imperative Role

of Compliance - Speakers: Jane Van Ness, hospital compliance officer,

Kaiser Sunnyside Medical and Westside Medical Center, and Monica

Freedle, hospital compliance, program manager, Kaiser Westside and

Sunnyside Medical Center;

-Risk Management: What the Heck is ERM? Is There an "8th Element" of a

Good Compliance Program? - Speakers: Kimberly Otte, chief compliance

officer, Christopher Davies, regional compliance officer, and Brenda

Mickow, revenue compliance officer, Mayo Clinic;

-Be Ready for ICD-10: Best Practices for Educating Coders - Speakers:

Michelle Leavitt, director of learning solutions, HealthcareSource,

and Mary Pat Jackey, clinical educator, Commonwealth Health


-Pearls of Wisdom: Recent Updates, Audit Results and Better Practice

Ideas to Reduce Vulnerabilities Stemming from RAC, MAC, & Medicaid

Claims Audits - Speaker: Day Egusquiza, president, AR Systems, Inc.;

-Stark, Anti-Kickback and Information Technology: Considerations for

the Compliance Profession - Speaker: Jim Donaldson, director of

corporate compliance/privacy & security officer, Baptist Health Care


-Updates on the Latest Program Integrity Auditor Targets and Activity

- Speakers: Ralph Wuebker, chief medical officer, and Steven

Greenspan, vice president, regulatory affairs, Executive Health


-Learning From CIAs: What You Need To Know Even If You're Not Under

One - Speakers: Patrick Braley, partner, Bennett Thrasher LLP, Tim

Renjilian, senior managing director, FTI Consulting, Michael Paulhus,

partner, King & Spaulding LLP, and Blair Todt, chief strategy and

development officer, WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

-Assessing and Mitigating Risk Under the HIPAA Omnibus Rule - Speaker:

Darrell W. Contreras, chief legal and compliance officer, PlusDelta

Technologies, LLC;

-Social Media in the Health Care Setting: So Much Not to Like -

Speakers: Chris Bennington, principal and senior consultant,

INCompliance Consulting, Elizabeth Stock, partner, Bricker & Eckler

LLP, and Susan Childs, director risk management and compliance

officer, Dayton Children's Hospital;

-Critical Change: Enterprise Risk Management Meets Healthcare -

Speaker: Marie Moseley, director, regulatory affairs, Vidant Health;

-OIG Medicare Compliance Reviews - Speakers: Gloria L. Jarmon, deputy

inspector general, Office of Audit Services, Office of Inspector

General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Stephen Gillis,

director, compliance coding billing & Audit, Partners, HealthCare;

-What's FMV Got To Do With It?The Role of Fair Market Value in

Physician Employment Arrangements - Audrey Pike, vice president/chief

compliance officer, privacy officer, Phoebe Putney Health Systems,

Inc., and Gadi Weinreich, partner, Dentons LLP;

-340BDrug Discount Program: A New World of Increased Security and What

This Means to Your Organization - Speakers: Karolyn Woo-Miles, senior

manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Debra Muscio, senior vice

president, chief audit, ethics & compliance officer, Community Medical


-Lessons Learned: Implementing a System-Wide Access Monitoring Program

- Speaker: Gail Einhaus, director HIPAA compliance & privacy officer,

Trinity Health;

-Contract Compliance - Speaker: Sue Ulrey, partner, CliftonLarsonAllen


-The Riddle of Data-Driven Compliance Programs - Speaker: Regina

Gurvich, chief compliance officer, AdvantageCare Physicians, PC;

-Recent Trends In RAC and MAC Appeals - Speakers: Tracy Field,

attorney, and Deonys de Cardenas, attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge &

Rice LLP;

-OIG Investigations: The Audits Are Here! - Speaker: Kris Mastrangelo,

president & chief executive officer, Harmony Healthcare International;

-How to get Team Members Engaged in Compliance - Speaker: Ami E.

McCrory, compliance specialist, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare;

-The National Practitioner Data Bank: What Compliance Officers Need to

Know - Speaker: David Loewenstein, compliance branch chief, Health

Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and

Human Services;

-Compliance & the C-Suite - Speakers: Frank Corvino, president and

chief executive officer, Greenwich Hospital, executive vice president,

Yale-New Haven Health System, and Fahad Ahmed, compliance & privacy

officer, Bridgeport & Greenwich Hospital, director compliance and

privacy, Yale-New Haven Health System;

-HIPAA Business Associate Satisfactory Assurances: What Do We Ask For?

- Speakers: Christine Duprey, owner, Caris Consulting, LLC, and Daniel

Steiner, experienced consulting manager, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause,


-Turing Coal into Gold: Assessing and Tracking Risk Mitigation to

Improve Operations - Speakers: Lynda Hilliard, Hilliard Compliance

Consulting, and Sheryl Vacca, senior vice president/chief compliance &

audit officer, University of California;

-It's Not Child's Play: Children's Hospitals Compliance Issues -

Speakers: Karen Nelson, of counsel, DLA Piper LLP, and April

Andrews-Singh, general counsel, senior vice president for legal and

public affairs, Miami Children's Health System, and Rory Brecker,

associate, DLA Piper LLP;

-The Next Generation of the HIPAA HITECH Audits - Speaker: Linda

Sanches, senior advisor, Health Information Privacy, U.S. Department

of Health and Human Services;

-Hot Topics in Home Health - Speakers: Anne Branan, attorney, Broad

and Cassel, and Glenda A. Burke, owner and chief executive officer,

Alternatives, a Consulting and Education Service;

-Building a Compliance Dashboard: Tips for Creating High-Level Reports

for Tracking Progress, Improvement and Risks for Your Compliance

Program - Speakers: Jordan Muhlestein, regional compliance manager,

and Ryan Williamson, senior compliance consultant, Intermountain


-Taking Compliance to the Next Level: Enterprise Risk Management -

Speaker: Donnetta Horseman, vice president, corporate responsibility,

Caromont Health;

-Applying Lean Six Sigma to Your Compliance Program - Speaker: John

Kalb, operational excellence executive/compliance officer, Kootenai


-Clinical Documentation Improvement Mini-Medical Institute for

Compliance Officers: Being sure that Your Leadership (Including Board

of Directors, C-Suite, and Physicians) Are Ready for ICD-10 -

Speakers: Betty Bibbins, president & chief medical officer, DocuComp

LLC, and Jessica Whitley, medical director, Ohio KePRO;

-ACOs, CCOs: Challenges & Opportunities - Speakers: Chris Apgar, chief

executive officer and president, Apgar and Associates, LLC, Dick

Sabath, compliance officer, Trillium Community Health Plan, and Dawn

Bonder, president and chief executive officer, Health Republic

Insurance Company;

-Research Compliance Program Oversight: Moving from Reactive to

Proactive - Karen Hartman, research compliance officer, Mayo Clinic;

-Where to Go from Here: A Wrap-Up and Next Steps - Speaker: Frank

Sheeder, partner, DLA Piper.

About the 2014 Compliance Institute HCCA's 2014 Compliance Institute,

a four-day conference with 146 sessions, nine learning tracks, 237

speakers, will immerse approximately 2,000 conference attendees in the

vast world of governance, regulatory risk, and compliance obligations

health care compliance professionals face daily. The Compliance

Institute is the primary education and networking event for

professionals working in compliance and ethics in the health care

industry. At this meeting, attendees learn the latest methods and

strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in

this rapidly growing and evolving profession.

In addition to the General Compliance-Hot Topics educational track the

Compliance Institute features the following tracks:

-- Quality of Care track

-- Long-Term Care Compliance track

-- Physician Compliance track

-- Privacy & Security track

-- Auditing & Monitoring track

-- Compliance Lawyer track

-- How to Succeed as a Compliance Professional track

-- Advanced Discussion Groups

Use this link to access the Compliance Institute website

About the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

The HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is

a non-profit professional membership organization with more than 9,000

members. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. Visit

HCCA's website at Tel: 888/580-8373.

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