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Government enforcement leaders top agenda at HCCA’s 3rd Annual Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute

Jul25
Press ReleaseMinneapolis, MN ---July 25, 2017 --- Leaders from the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG-HHS) top the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) 3rd Annual Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute agenda. This critical conference for healthcare compliance professionals offers attendees the opportunity to learn directly from leaders in the enforcement community.  The Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute, being held October 29 to November 1, 2017 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC, is designed to bring the enforcement community together with those responsible for ensuring that their organizations have effective compliance programs.
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SCCE & HCCA now seeking Deputy CEO; SCCE & HCCA announce CEO Roy Snell to retire March 2020

Jul05
Press Release—Minneapolis, MN---June 27, 2017---“The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) & Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) are excited to announce the search for a new CEO. Roy Snell will be retiring in March of 2020. We are very excited about our accomplishments to date and are looking forward to identifying an individual that will have the skill set to take us to the next level. The individual we seek will come on as the Deputy CEO and then ultimately assume the position of CEO. Roy Snell will stay on for roughly one year in a special projects role to assist with the transition.
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SCCE and HCCA survey reveals compliance team has little role in company incentive programs

May11
Press ReleaseMay 11, 2017---Minneapolis, MN--- Compliance teams typically do not have a role in reviewing incentive programs to mitigate risk prior to its role out, according to the latest Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) survey report. The report— Incentive Programs and Compliance—reveals that 52 percent of survey respondents never review incentive programs for management and that 46 percent report never review incentive programs for rank and file employees.
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HCCA acquires Report on Patient Privacy and Report on Research Compliance – two of the health care compliance industry’s leading information resources

Mar22
Press ReleaseMinneapolis, MN---March 22, 2017 ---The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today it has acquired Report on Patient Privacy and Report on Research Compliance from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. These two highly valued and often referenced newsletters will continue to be written by Theresa Defino and her editorial team, who now also benefit from the wide range of compliance resources and professional contacts available through HCCA. Ms. Defino, a well-regarded journalist, has experience reporting on HIPAA and the ethical and compliance issues facing researchers and institutions, having worked for an academic medical center affiliated with a major mid-western university. She has contributed to RPP for 16 years and authored RRC for 11 years.
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HCCA acquires major health care compliance trade newsletter - Report on Medicare Compliance

Mar22
Press ReleaseMinneapolis, MN---March 22,  2017-- The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today that it has acquired one of the health care industry’s leading trade newsletters, Report on Medicare Compliance, from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS).  Report on Medicare Compliance will continue to be written by Managing Editor Nina Youngstrom, who has written this highly regarded publication since 1992 and is known to be one of the most informed journalists in the field. Report on Medicare Compliance will continue to benefit from the wide range of compliance resources and professional contacts available through HCCA.
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US HHS Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson to keynote HCCA’s 21st Compliance Institute; more than 22 government enforcement speakers on the agenda

Feb08
Press ReleaseMinneapolis, MN---February 8, 2017--- More than 2,500 health care compliance professionals from the United States and across the globe will gather at the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) 21st Annual Compliance Institute, March 26 – 29, 2017 at the Gaylord National, National Harbor, MD. HCCA’s Annual Compliance Institute is the bedrock learning event for the health care compliance professional community, it features 272 speakers—22 from the enforcement community—151 sessions, and 10 educational tracks.  
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Survey finds despite headlines of hacker-caused breaches, the real data breach culprit for companies is human error

Dec14
Press Release Minneapolis, Minn.---December 14, 2016---Data breaches resulting from hackers often leads the news headlines, however, a  survey of compliance professionals  conducted in November 2016 by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) found human error to be the main cause of data breaches. While 17% of respondents reported a hacktivist or szhacker was responsible for a breach, lost device (20%) and lost paper files (45%) were far more likely to cause a breach.
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Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, November 6 – 12, 2016 – recognized by companies across the globe

Oct31
Press ReleaseMinneapolis, Minn.---October 31, 2016—Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week will be celebrated November 6 – 12, 2016, using this year’s theme “Provide. Protect. Prevent.,” the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today.
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SCCE and HCCA survey reveals Compliance Programs not only regularly manage incidents of wrongdoing but also prevent wrongdoing

Sep29
Press ReleaseMinneapolis, MN---September 29, 2016---It’s clear from the recent survey conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its sister organization the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) that Compliance and Ethics programs have a significant impact on preventing misconduct. According to the results of the 2016 Compliance Effectiveness Survey, 83 percent of compliance professionals surveyed reported their program prevented misconduct at least once in the last two years, with 46 percent reporting their program prevented wrongdoing six or more times in the same time frame.
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Cybersecurity and social media compliance risks are chief concerns of compliance and ethics professionals

Feb22
Press ReleaseFebruary 22, 2016---Minneapolis, Minn.--- Cybersecurity and cybercrime tops the list of compliance and ethics professionals’ hot topics, according to a survey conducted during January 2016 by the  Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)  and Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). Rounding out the top five issues are social media compliance risks, leveraging compliance practices with business practices to be more effective and efficient, creating/maintaining an ethical culture, and more effective internal investigations according to “Compliance and Ethics Hot Topics for 2016” report. 
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