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Handouts - 2016 - Regional - Seattle

Seattle, WA Regional Conference
June 10, 2016
Seattle, WA

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Rural Health Compliance Topics

Stewart Kirkpatrick, Attorney, Crowley Fleck
Megan McCrae, Attorney, Crowley Fleck

  • The challenges of providing health care in rural america
  • Statistics and examples of rural America and its health care delivery system
  • The importance of the local hospital to the local community
  • The types of health care providers common to the rural health care system
  • The challenges faced by the rural health care system
  • The opportunities for the rural health care system

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Healthcare Regulation on the Horizon: 2017-2027

Thomas Mahlum, LLP, Partner, Robins Kaplan

  • Factors driving coming regulatory changes
  • Regulatory changes - including False Claims Acts
  • Best practices To prepare for those changes
  • Factors that will drive future enforcement efforts
  • False Claims Act enforcement trends and topics
  • Anti-Kickback Statute case discussions

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OCR 101 and Lessons Learned from HIPAA Breaches

Sun Lee, Investigator, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights

  • Overview of OCR and investigative process for complaints alleging HIPAA violations and breach reports indicating noncompliance with HIPAA
  • Discussion of common breach issues and steps covered entities can take to help avoid breaches
  • General updates regarding OCR audits

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A Year in Review – Looking at audits through your contractor’s eye

Tammy Ewers, Provider Outreach and Education Representative, Noridian Administrative Services
Linda Windley, Provider Outreach and Education Representative, Noridian Administrative Services

  • Primary focused audits-Part A and B
  • Probe vs Specialty
  • OIG vs Noridian
  • Updates and releases

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Operational and Compliance Issues in Innovative Delivery Models

Matthew Levi, Director of Healthcare Administrative and Innovation, Franciscan Health System

  • Factors driving innovative delivery models including telemedicine
  • Current and emerging telemedicine delivery models
  • Key considerations in implementing telemedicine services Thanks again for your patience and the opportunity!

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The Changing Landscape of Human Subjects Research Compliance

Laura Cacek, IRB Chair, Western IRB
​​​​​​​Wakaba Tessier, Attorney, Husch Blackwell

  • Common Rule changes
  • Right to Try movement
  • Social media and research
  • Problematic areas when trying to obtain IRB approval

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Compliance Officer Panel: 2016 Hot Topics

Lori Laubach, Partner, Moss Adams

Christie Moon, Director of Compliance, UW Physicians
​​​​​​​Erin Brown, Compliance Officer and Financial Counseling Supervisor, Jefferson Healthcare
Richard A Meeks, CHC, CCEP, CHP, Corporate Compliance, Information Security & Internal Audit Officer, EvergreenHealth
Molly Burns Herrmann, JD, CCEP, Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Compliance Official, HIPAA Privacy & Security Officer, NW Permanente PC, Physicians and Surgeons

  • Implementation of ACOs & risk-based contracting: How does it affect your compliance activities?
  • Getting a handle on social media issues
  • Audit and investigation war stories
  • Documentation/EHR integrity

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