Health care compliance professionals to meet to discuss challenges posed by health care reform, medical data privacy and security, quality of care and other challenges; The goal is to create successful strategies and share best practices

Jan 23, 2014, 12:00 ET from Health Care Compliance Association

HCCA's 18th Annual Compliance Institute features 146 sessions, 231 speakers, nine educational tracks over four days

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's health care industry is undergoing massive restructuring and compliance professionals must keep abreast of all the new laws, regulations, and enforcement actions to meet the challenge this reform brings. More than 2,000 health care compliance professionals will be in San Diego to address this rapidly changing environment at the Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 18th Compliance Institute—the largest and most comprehensive compliance conference developed for and by compliance, HCCA announced today.

"The health care industry is central to our economy and undergoing unprecedented change. New regulations and established ones both pose substantial requirements that health care providers can't afford not to meet," said HCCA Chief Executive Officer Roy Snell. "Fortunately there are some real success stories out there, and this conference gives attendees a chance to learn from them and bring them back to their organizations."

The Compliance Institute is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in the health care compliance profession. At this meeting, attendees learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in this fast changing health care industry. It  offers  nine learning tracks including General Compliance and Hot Topics, Long-Term Care, Privacy & Security, Physician Compliance, Compliance Lawyer, Auditing & Monitoring, Quality of Care, How to Succeed as a Compliance Professional, and Advanced Discussion Groups.

Session topics include:

-Handling Multiple External Audits and Compliance Reviews,

-Evolving Cyber Threats to PHI,

-Medicaid Enforcement Update,

-It's Not Child's Play: Children's Hospitals Compliance Issues,

-Top 10 Conflicts of Interest Developments Compliance Professionals Need to Know About,

-Regulatory Challenges in Implementing and Maintaining Laboratory Compliance Programs,

-Staying Ahead of the OIG: Best Practices for Compliance in the New World of Enforcement,

-Compliance Implications of Health Care Reform,

-Responding to Government Investigations,

-Building a Healthy ACO Compliance Program,

- Is Your Compliance Program Window Dressing or Effective?,

-Assessing and Mitigating Risk under the HIPAA Omnibus Rule,

-OIG Investigations: The Audits Are Here,

-CMS Quality Based Payment Reform Initiatives

-Compliance & the C-Suite, and much more.

For the complete Compliance Institute 2014 agenda click here:

More about the 2014 Compliance Institute
HCCA's 2014 Compliance Institute, a four-day conference with 146 sessions, nine learning tracks, and 231 speakers, will immerse approximately 2,000 conference attendees in the vast world of governance, regulatory risk, and compliance obligations health care industry compliance professionals face daily.

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About HCCA
The HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional membership organization with more than 9,100 members. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. Visit HCCA's website at Tel: 888/580-8373. 

SOURCE Health Care Compliance Association