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Handouts - 2018 - Regional - Charlotte

Charlotte Regional Conference
January 19, 2018
Charlotte, NC

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Creating an Organization Culture to Protect Patient Privacy

Simone Simpkins, JD, CHPC, Privacy Investigation Specialist, Novant Health
Greg Blackburn, CHPC, Privacy Education Senior, Novant Health
Meredith Gartner, RN, Access Monitoring Coordinator, Novant Health
Aubree Robinson, CHPC, Privacy Rights Senior, Novant Health

  • Brief intro of health care privacy requirements
  • Need for frequent reminders through recognizable messaging
  • Proactive monitoring
  • Building relationships across the organization with key departments: legal, risk, regulatory, human relations

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Leveraging Data to Improve Your Compliance Program

Tom Valiquette, Director, Compliance Data Solutions, Carolinas Health System

  • Discuss why data is critical to today’s compliance program
  • Provide examples of how to utilize data to conduct compliance activities and to illustrate compliance program effectiveness
  • Suggestions for Compliance Officers to gain access or improve current access to data

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Anatomy of an Overpayment Analysis

Tracy Field, Partner, Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs LLP

  • Identification of a potential issue
  • Considerations for “Materiality”
  • Issues in designing and analyzing a probe audit
  • Determining whether to Extrapolate

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Steve Snyder, Counsel, Chief Information Security Officer, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Allyson Labban, CHPC, Partner, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Gary Warner, Executive Director of Threat Intelligence, DarkTower

  • Cybersecurity overview spanning legal, technical, business, regulatory and law enforcement issues
  • Latest threats and trends
  • Briefing on advisory materials and best practices with practical tips

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Two-Midnight Rule, Condition Code 44, and MOON: Auditing your way to Compliance

Chet Efird, Assistant Director, Internal Audit, Cone Health
​​​​​​​Laura Bertinetti, Compliance and Integrity Program Manager, Cone Health
Keiasha Robinson, Senior Facility Compliance Specialist, Cone Health
Galen Ward, Senior Internal Auditor, Cone Health

  • Provide tools, tips and tricks in conducting an internal audit on the Two-Midnight Rule, Condition Code 44, and MOON form.

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Hot Topics Panel & Emerging Issues

Cheryl Sloan, United States Attorney’s Office, Middle District of North Carolina
​​​​​​​Terri Harris, Partner, Smith Moore Leatherwood
Nancy Perilstein, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Opioid Crisis - What’s being done in NCFraud derivative of the Opioid Crisis – drug screens, unnecessary diagnostic testing

  • Sally Yates Memo – enforcing individual liability for corporate malfeasance
  • Kickbacks Redux – reemergence of old schemes and development of new kickback schemes (co-pay waivers, labs/doctors, doctors to patients)
  • EMR – default billing creates more false claims (obesity counseling, smoking cessation counseling)
  • Q&A –questions provided in advance for the panelists to address

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