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HCCA periodically surveys the compliance and ethics community on a variety of trending topics. Explore the results of these surveys by using the links below.

2019 HCCA Salary Survey

Published: 11/13/2019

Earlier this year, we surveyed healthcare compliance professionals on their compensation. The results are now available for download. See how your compensation ranks based on title, organization size, years of experience, and other factors.

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The Relationship between the Board of Directors and the Compliance and Ethics Officer

Published: 05/09/2018

The relationship between the compliance and ethics officer and the board of directors is both essential and often under developed. When the first version of the survey was fielded in 2010, many compliance professionals were struggling with how to manage what was to many a very new relationship.

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2018 Healthcare Industry Compliance Staffing and Budget Benchmarking and Guidance Survey

Published: 02/01/2018

In 2017, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) conducted a comprehensive survey of compliance professionals in order to create a salary survey. The survey looked at salaries in relation to measures such as size of company (in revenues and employees) as well as compliance budget and ownership structure.

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2017 Data Breach Risks and Reality Survey

Published: 11/27/2017

Few things are more chilling to healthcare professionals than the specter of a data breach. It can be costly, difficult to clean up, and expensive. But how real is the risk? And what steps are healthcare entities taking?

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2017 Health Care Chief Compliance Officers and Staff Salary Survey

Published: 11/16/2017

The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)® is pleased to be able to provide you with the 2017 Health Care Chief Compliance Officers and Staff Salary Survey report. As you will see, we have included data on compensation for both the chief compliance officer as well as for the compliance staff, giving a fuller picture of the compliance profession in one document.

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Compliance Training and the Board

Published: 10/13/2017

The relationship between the board and the compliance and ethics department has changed dramatically over the last several years, with more compliance professionals having at least a dotted line between them and the organization’s governing body.

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Incentive Programs and Compliance

Published: 05/08/2017

Incentives are integral to the compensation plans of a wide range of workers. CEOs, senior management, sales executives, and even rank-and-file employees may have them.

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Data Breach Incidents, Causes, and Response

Published: 12/12/2016

In October and November of 2012 the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association conducted a survey among compliance professionals to better understand the impact and frequency of data breaches. At the time breaches were very much in the news, just as they are today.

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2016 Compliance Effectiveness Survey

Published: 09/26/2016

For any compliance program, a critical measure of success is its ability to prevent incidents from occurring. Determining how many events are avoided is difficult, though. Employees rarely come forward to report, “I was about to commit a felony and then remembered that compliance training I received.”

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2016 Compliance and Ethics Program Objectives Survey

Published: 07/15/2016

A wide range of benefits and objectives are often cited for compliance programs: preventing and detecting misconduct, promoting an ethical culture, meeting regulatory requirements, protecting directors and officers, and protecting corporate reputations. But, when push comes to shove, which is the primary objective? To better understand this question the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association conducted a survey among compliance professionals.

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