HHS Inspector General Daniel Levinson to outline health care fraud and abuse enforcement initiatives during keynote address at HCCA's 17th Annual Compliance Institute

Feb 20, 2013, 10:00 ET from Health Care Compliance Association

Headliners also include:  conflict and stress resolution experts Peter and Susan Glaser and best-selling co-author of "Decisive" Dan Heath

HCCA's 17th Annual Compliance Institute, April 21-24, 2013, Gaylord National, National Harbor, Md.

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson is expected to outline the agency's health care fraud and abuse enforcement efforts, and underscore its current compliance education and information resources, during his keynote address at the opening session of the 17th Annual Compliance Institute, Monday, April 22, 2013, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today.

Conflict and stress resolution experts Peter and Susan Glaser will follow IG Levinson with their session, "Be Quiet, Be Heard: The Paradox of Persuasion." This session will focus on skills and models compliance officers can use to transform conflict into solving problems, strengthening relationships, and deepening trust.

More General Sessions
On Tuesday, April 23, compliance, legal, and regulatory experts will focus on health care reform and discuss Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). John Falcetano, Chief Audit & Compliance Officer, Vidant Health, will moderate a panel including Shawn DeGroot, Associate Director, Navigant; Attorney Frank Sheeder, Partner, DLA Piper; and Troy Barsky, Director, Division of Technical Payment Policy, Chronic Care Policy Group, Center for Medicare, Center for Medicare & Medicaid.

(ACOs are generally defined as a group of health care providers who give coordinated care, chronic disease management, and thereby improve the quality of care patients receive.)

Following the panel discussion, Dan Heath, co-author of the best sellers "Switch," "Made to Stick," and the new book "Decisive" will present, "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."

The complete Compliance Institute agenda is available at: http://www.compliance-institute.org/

About the 2013 Compliance Institute
HCCA's 2013 Compliance Institute, a four-day conference with 139 sessions, nine learning tracks, and 228 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.

Health care reform, the recently released HIPAA Omnibus rule, Congressional priorities for 2013; cyber risk/cyber compliance, patient identity theft and data breach threats, social media risks and benefits, overpayment prevention are just a few of the Compliance Institute topics planned.

Use this link to access the Compliance Institute website http://www.compliance-institute.org/

About HCCA
HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional membership organization. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. HCCA's mission is to champion ethical practice and compliance standards and to provide the necessary resources for ethics and compliance professionals and others who share these principles.  Visit HCCA's Web site at www.hcca-info.org. Tel: 888/580-8373.  

SOURCE Health Care Compliance Association