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OCR Update

Valerie Montoya Equal Opportunity Specialist – Investigator OCR - DHHS/OS

• HIPAA Privacy and Novel Coronavirus Updates
• Breach Notification Compliance Requirements and Trends
• Recent Enforcement Action and Best Practices


HHS Basics of Cybersecurity: Top 5 threats and 10 best practices

Ty Greenhalgh CEO Cyber Tygr

• Learn the primary cybersecurity threat vectors and most impactful defenses in easy to understand terms
• Participants are provided best practices, templates and toolkits by hospital size
• Ensure your organization focuses on the highest risk threats with appropriate control techniques


Successfully Navigating Today’s World of CMS Audits

Diane Weiss VP, Revenue Integrity & Education Restorixhealth

• Understand CMSs different audit programs such as SMRC, TPE, RAC as well as MAC probe audits
• Understand the documentation requirements for the services being reviewed (Checklist)!
• How to properly prepare the documentation reply and timeliness requirements for audit success
• Enjoy your audit success


Compliance and Patient Experience

Ann Koppel Adjunct Professor of Health Law Loyola Law School
Dr. Chantal Lorio Physician Leader for Patience Experience Ochsner

• How can an effective compliance program augment the patient experience and prevent or identify gaps
• A discussion of the ways in which training the workforce on improved communication improves care and trust with patients
• A discussion of strategies for communicating the culture of compliance to patients


Tips for Conducting Interviews During Internal Investigations

David Glaser Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

• Strategies for gathering information: Should you use the carrot or stick?
• Recognize how some unconventional strategies, including telephone interviews, can be surprisingly effective.
• Learn how to educate witnesses while avoiding acts that may be considered obstruction of justice.


Compliance Hot Topics

Tim Barret CEO Radiology Associates, LLC
Henry Overton President & Co-Founder Turn Key Solutions, LLC

• The new “Work From Home” Compliance threats
• The old compliance standards few are doing correctly
• Hard times & hard decisions