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Established in 1996, Health Care Compliance Association® (HCCA®) is a member-based association for healthcare compliance professionals. Serving more than 12,000 members across the country, we’re dedicated to enabling the lasting success and integrity of those working in, working with or supporting healthcare organizations.

In 2004, we created Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics® (SCCE®) to serve cross-industry compliance and ethics needs. In 2011, the associations incorporated: Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics & Health Care Compliance Association (SCCE & HCCA).

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To promote the highest standards in compliance programs—from their introduction and development to continuing maintenance.

To create high‑quality educational training events and resources to support individual professional growth.

To provide a forum for interaction and information exchange for the health care compliance community.

  • 50+ local and virtual conferences per year
  • Webinars weekly offerings cover hot topics, allowing you to learn without leaving your desk
  • Educational products including books, and other training materials
  • COSMOS, access and research resources via our online compliance and ethics content platform
  • Compliance Today  HCCA’s monthly magazine for members
  • The Compliance & Ethics Blog and Compliance Perspectives Podcast help you stay informed
  • Compliance Weekly News (CWN), HCCA’s weekly email newsletter
  • Opportunity to join HCCAnet our thriving online social network for compliance & ethics professionals
  • Member discounts on conferences, certification registrations, and compliance products
  • Certification through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® — Certification options include: Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)®, Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC®), Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC)®

The Health Care Compliance Association exists to champion ethical practice and compliance standards and to provide the necessary resources for healthcare  professionals and others who share these principles.

Our vision is to be the pre-eminent compliance and ethics association promoting lasting success and integrity of organizations worldwide.


Our members include compliance officers and staff working in hospitals, research facilities, clinics, and technology services providers, as well as anyone providing services or goods to these organizations or the compliance community. Each member has direct access to our CEO, Gerry Zack.

Incorporated in 2011, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics & Health Care Compliance Association is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization.

Learn more about the Health Care Compliance Association:

HCCA’s History 

HCCA Bylaws

HCCA's Code of Conduct