Friday, December 13
07:30 AM - 08:25 AMContinental Breakfast
08:25 AM - 08:30 AMWelcome and Announcements Welcome to our Houston Regional Conference.
All session will take place in the same room. You will have a few short breaks to visit with exhibitors and a networking lunch.
Continuting Education can be obtained by filling out the CEU application form after you have attended the event.
Please take some time to fill out the evaluation survey for each session, located at the bottom of the session descriptions in the mobile app.
If you are choosing to take notes in the mobile app on the presentations you can email those notes to yourself after the conference by click on the "My Notes" Button at the bottom of the app and then click on the the "Email Notes" Button at the top right.
08:30 AM - 09:30 AMPrivacy, Security, and Breach Notification Compliance Updates - Breach Notification Requirements
- Enforcement Highlights
- OCR Audit Activities
09:30 AM - 09:45 AMBreak
09:45 AM - 10:45 AMBilling Compliance - Repayment Methodologies - What are the available methods to repay or report an Improper Payment?
- Why would you choose one method over another?
- How would you conduct the review and repayment with the method you want in mind and how would it change your documentation requirements?
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMConundrums and Barriers to Compliance Program Effectiveness - The operational/compliance conundrum and how to break the cycle
- Inherent barriers to effectiveness
- The 90/10 deception
12:00 PM - 12:45 PMNetworking Lunch
12:45 PM - 01:45 PMOverview on Compliance with Civil Rights Laws - OCR’s compliance activities
- Access to language services for individuals who are limited English proficient
- Access to services for individuals with disabilities
- Enforcement Activities
01:45 PM - 02:00 PMBreak
02:00 PM - 03:00 PMGovernment Enforcement in the Opioid Era Alethea Huyser, Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. - Hear from former state and federal prosecutors regarding recent enforcement trends in opioid overprescribing cases.
- Learn about current and future regulatory changes affecting opioid prescribing>br>. - Take away practical compliance efforts to identify and reduce the risks associated with opioids.
03:00 PM - 03:05 PMBreak
03:05 PM - 04:05 PMThe HIPAA Security Rule - HIPAA security rule overview
- Compliance challenges
- Business associate contracts
- Risk analysis and risk management
- Mobile device security
- Ransomware guidance
04:05 PM - 04:10 PMOverall Evaluation
Agenda subject to change.