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Government regulations, enforcement, and compliance are chief issues to be addressed at the 2014 Compliance Institute

March 30 - April 2, 2014, San Diego, California

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 challenges.

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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 2014Lisa 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 Piper;

-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 (ONC), HHS;

-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 System;

-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 Corporation;

-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 Corporation;

-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 Resources;

-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 ArrangementsAudrey Pike, vice president/chief compliance officer, privacy officer, Phoebe Putney Health Systems, Inc., and Gadi Weinreich, partner, Dentons LLP;

-340B Drug 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 Centers;

-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 LLP;

-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, LLP;

-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 Healthcare;

-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 Health;

-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 ProactiveKaren 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 http://www.compliance-institute.org/

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 www.hcca-info.org. Tel: 888/580-8373.

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