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HIPAA Hot Topics

Allen R. Killworth Partner Bricker and Eckler, LLP

• Review the enforcement activities of the OCR’s Right of Access Initiative and what you can do to fortify your compliance in this area
• Review anticipated new regulations and questions we expect to be answered from these
• Review of recent penalties and lessons that can be learned from that cases


The Long Term Care Survey Process and Enforcement Update

Sherry Thomas, RN Consultant LeaderStat

• Identify changes to the Requirements of Participation
• Understand the clarifications from CMS regarding the Interpretive Guidelines for the F Tags
• Identify strategies that are helpful to minimize survey deficiencies and enforcement actions


Seven Months in to PDPM, Where Do We Stand?

Scott Heichel Director of Clinical Reimbursement LeaderStat

• Understanding the importance of accurate section GG coding
• Decision making regarding Interim Payment Assessments
• How is your facility selecting the correct primary medical condition?


Updates to the Provider-Based Clinic Rules and Other Changing Rules in Healthcare

Daniel Glessner Partner Brouse McDowell LPA
Laura Fryan Attorney Brouse McDowell LPA

• The Stark/AKS final rule and how providers are utilizing the new guidance
• Ohio SB 97 and federal legislation regarding price transparency
• Data security at the Ohio state level, including the Ohio safe harbor, federal legislation, and a brief overview of state legislation like the California Consumer Privacy Act that affects any provider interacting with CA residents
• Provider-based issues, including Ohio ambulatory surgery facility licensure and federal site neutrality


Compliance Enforcement from the Defense Perspective

Paul Flannery Partner & Co-Founder Flannery Georgalis LLC
Colin Callahan Partner Flannery Georgalis LLC

• Effective strategies in internal investigations
• Defending parallel criminal and civil enforcement matters
• Recent trends in healthcare enforcement from a defense perspective


COVID-19 Discussion

Charlie Colitre Compliance and Privacy Officer Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center
Lynn Hutt Director of Compliance and Privacy University of Toledo
Sally Jones-McNamara Sr. Compliance Consultant The Compliance Resource Group C’Shalla Parker Privacy Officer University of Toledo

• COVID-19 Recap
• COVID-19 Resources
• COVID-19 Q&A