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Handouts - 2018 - Regional - Seattle

Seattle, WA Regional Conference
June 8, 2018
Seattle, WA

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Kevin Brennan, Special Agent, FBI

  • Current Cyber Threats - What threats to all internet connected organizations face?
  • “Emerging” Cyber Threats - What are the emerging threats to internet connected organizations?
  • Healthcare Specific Cyber Threats - What threats to healthcare organizations face?

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Prescription Monitoring Program: Is Your Organization Compliant?

Blake Maresh, Executive Director, Health Systems Quality Assurance, WA Dept. of Health

  • An overview of the basics of the Washington PMP.
  • The role the PMP can play in reducing the misuse and abuse of opioids.
  • An overview of recent changes in law and rule related to opioid prescribing, including PMP use.
  • The development and use of PMP provider feedback reports and expanded access to PMP data.

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OIG Update & Compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute

Steven Ryan, Special Agent, OIG
Katherine Matos, Senior Counsel, HHS/OIG/OCIG

  • Foundations of the anti-kickback statute (AKS)
  • AKS Enforcement and Compliance
  • Other Updates

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Corruption, SOX, Stark/AKS

Larissa Payne, Director for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the Office of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office

  • Corruption – strawmen/ straw companies, good for scarecrows, bad for business
  • Back kicks are fine, kickbacks are not. Examples of kickback schemes – i.e. when to call Medicaid Fraud
  • SOX and fraud. Why the internal controls, ethics and disclosures matter to fraud investigations

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Implementing an Effective Drug Diversion Compliance Program

Rick Quintero, Drug Diversion Program Manager, DEA

  • Discuss ways that prescription controlled substances are being diverted from the pharmaceutical supply chain.
  • Identify areas where U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, local law enforcement, and medical professionals can work together to curb prescription drug abuse.
  • Describe common “red flags” that DEA Registrants should recognize regarding errant prescribing, forgeries, and recipient drug-seeking behavior.

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HIPAA Privacy – Case Studies: How to Protect Your Organization

Lesley Morgan, JD, Investigator, OCR

  • Privacy Rule Overview
  • Security Rule Overview
  • Breach Notification Rules Overview
  • Updates and Enforcement Actions


What’s On the Horizon for Compliance Professionals

Robert Homchick, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP

Phil Hurd, Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Lori Laubach, Director, Moss Adams, LLP
Karolyn Woo-Miles, Partner, Deloitte & Touche

  • Hot Compliance Issues for 2018
  • How has the 60 Day Rule changed the risk calculus?
  • New Compliance issues in a Value Based World
  • How to Identify Program Priorities?

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