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2015 IHCA Convention & Expo

August 18, 2015 - 3:15 - 4:30 PM

Discharge Strategies for Behavior and Failure to Pay
Involuntary discharge situations affect skilled nursing and assisted living facilities when residents, families and others are disruptive or abusive. Session will look at legal and operational aspects of these challenging events. Session will also address operational considerations, including risk and regulatory analysis as well as criminal and civil aspects. Session will also discuss the entire discharge process.

Speaker(s): Sean J. Fahey

Organizer: Indiana Health Care Association

Venue: Sheraton Indianapolis, IN - Get A Map

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2015 OCHCH Annual Conference & Tradeshow

September 15-16, 2015

"Consolidation Continues: Are You Ready for Acute Care?"
“Documentation: The Risks Are More Than Paying Money Back”

Speaker(s): Robert W. Markette, Jr.

Organizer: Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice

Venue: Hyatt Regency Columbus, OH - Get A Map

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The Board’s and the Executive Team’s Role in Compliance

September 21, 2015 - 1:00 - 2:30 PM

The federal government continues to expand its enforcement activities targeting health care providers. Having an effective compliance program is the best way for providers to keep the government away or at least mitigate potential compliance risks to organization.

This presentation will explore important aspects of compliance and the impact on the organization. This session is designed to be a "refresher" course for Hospital leaders in which we will discuss the importance of the Board's, the Compliance Committee's and Senior Management's commitment to compliance. Discussion will focus on issues such as the Board's duty of care and best practices, legal compliance, and effective governance. We will also discuss key roles and responsibilities of the Compliance Committee with particular attention to the Chief Compliance Officer's reporting relationships and the make-up of the Compliance Committee. We will include a brief overview of the key fraud and abuse laws that create risk for the organization. Lastly, we will discuss key elements of an effective compliance program and provide tips to measure compliance.

Speaker(s): Lori A. Wink, Leia C. Olsen

Organizer: American College of Healthcare Executives

Venue: The Osthoff Resort, WI - Get A Map

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Health Care Compliance Association Clinical Practice Compliance Conference

October 13, 2015 - 2:15 - 3:15 PM

The Art of Internal Investigations and Self-Disclosures

  • Learn processes for conducting internal investigations as part of an effective compliance program
  • Summarize the legal background and reasons why physician practices might consider self-disclosure and describe the different self-disclosure options available
  • Identify operational challenges that occur during the investigation and self-disclosure process and understand the role of Compliance Counsel in the process

Speaker(s): Leia C. Olsen

Organizer: Health Care Compliance Association

Venue: DoubleTree Philadelphia Center City, PA - Get A Map

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Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute

October 27, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Co-presenter: Celeste Davis, Regional Manager, Office for Civil Rights - Region V

Surviving a HIPAA Breach Investigation

  • Understand the anatomy of a HIPAA breach investigation
  • Learn what OCR looks for and expects when conducting a HIPAA breach investigation
  • Understand HIPAA enforcement trends and factors that can aggravate and mitigate enforcement activity

Speaker(s): Mark J. Swearingen

Organizer: HCCA

Venue: Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. - Get A Map

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2015 NAHC Annual Meeting & Exposition

October 29, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

How to Survive the Continuum Consolidation

Speaker(s): Robert W. Markette, Jr.

Organizer: NAHC

Venue: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, TN - Get A Map