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Compliance Today Articles and Quizzes

As an exclusive member benefit, Compliance Today is published monthly by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). In addition to the magazine, HCCA members have access to COSMOS, where members can read, print and download recent articles, search past issues, as well as preview a growing collection of (subscriber-only) compliance books and newsletters.

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A list of Compliance Today magazine articles and their corresponding CEU quizzes are listed below, with direct links to the full text on COSMOS.

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January 2021 

Healthcare compliance investigations during a global pandemic | Alyssa Lawrence and Hannah Kent

Ten compliance concerns related to information blocking | Josh Mast and Cheri Whalen

Emerging ERM lessons from COVID-19: Considerations for compliance officers and managers of risk | Sarah Couture and Jeffrey Driver


December 2020

Trust the Numbers: Risk-based work prioritization for compliance programs  Chris A. Gideon and Jessica A. Luna

Challenges of maintaining compliant provider arrangements during and after a public health emergency William J. Spratt, Jr., and Danielle C. Gordet, 

Compliance for medical facilities in the age of COVID-19 | Donn Herring


November 2020 

The role of compliance in government enforcement | David Ogden and Ericka Aiken

Emergency Preparedness: Medicare and Medicaid Provider and Supplier Requirements | Michael Kotch and Jan Elezian

HIPAA at home: Remote workers and the Security Rule | Nick Weil


October 2020

OCR’s COVID-19 regulatory relief: Changing how we deliver care | Jessica Quinn and Vladimir Edmondson

Is your hotline ‘hot’? Approaches to improving and promoting your compliance hotline,” | J. Veronica Xu

Taking the risk our of risk adjustment: Managing exposure for ACOs | Andrea D. Kelly and Heidi Lopez

September 2020

The impact of the final ONC and CMS interoperability rules on health information | Michaela Andrawis, Lyra Correa, and Miriam Ricanne Swedlow

How to project manage a successful risk adjustment data validation audit | Ahmed Salim and Palak Desai

Open lines of communication in a skilled nursing facility | April Bernabe


August 2020

Helping organizations achieve compliance in the wake of the coronavirus | Kimberly Gillespie and Henry C. Fader

Compliance program (and officer) effectiveness in a time of crisis | Matthew D. Vogelien

The Provider Relief Fund: Welcome relief or compliance minefield? | Andrew B. Wachler and Stephen J. Shaver


July 2020

Compliance with the new COVID-19 business assistance loans  | Gabriel Imperato and Romain Balard

New compliance threat - Data breach class action lawsuits | James Houston

Compliance for integrated provider-payers Randi E. Seigel and Christopher J. Rundell 


June 2020

Legal and compliance developments and the coronavirus | Gabriel L. Imperato and Romain Balard

21st Century Cures Act: Avoiding information blocking for treatment purposes | Erin MacLean

COVID-19 and long-term care: Best practices and lessons learned | Lester Perling and Jamie Gelfman


May 2020

Chasing ambulance compliance | Patrick K. Kennedy

Research compliance audits: Where to begin? | Sharif Fakhr, Draco Forteand, and Nicole Visyak

'Low-hanging fruit' and other recent HIPAA compliance items | Rachel V. Rose and Patrick Ouellette


April 2020

Best practices for responding to internal whistleblowers | Michael A. Morse

Board of directors oversight of skilled nursing facility compliance programs | Todd Selby and Sean Fahey

Telehealth trends and tips for 2020 | Andrea Frey and Jeremy Sherer


March 2020

Training and education: The role that compliance officers play with governing boards Zana Simjanovski

Compliance officer and compliance committee:Your first 100 days | Jan Elezian and Gerry Roy

Primer on informed consent Elizabeth Cameron and Tom Ealey


February 2020

Proposed Stark and AKS value-based overhauls present new challenges Venson Wallin

Separating compliance and legal, Part 2: Best practices for an effective compliance program | Jack Rovner

Revisiting effectiveness of our SNF compliance programs: Thoughts and tips | Cornelia Dorfschmid and Alexis Rose


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