ACA mandates effective compliance programs for nursing facilities; 2014 CI offers LTC Track
18th Annual Compliance Institute, March 30-April 2, 2014, San Diego, California
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Section 6102 of the Affordable Care Act requires nursing facilities to have in operation effective compliance programs as a condition of participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs. The 2014 Compliance Institute Long-Term Care track, developed to address a wide variety of concerns by compliance professionals who work in nursing facilities and other long-term care settings, is one of the nine educational tracks offered at the 18th Annual Compliance Institute, scheduled for March 30 through April 2, 2014 in San Diego, California, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today.
Sessions included in the 18th Annual Compliance Institute Long-Term Care Track are:
-2014 Review of the OIG Work Plan for Post-Acute Providers – Speakers: Gavin Gadberry, Shareholder, The Underwood Law Firm, P.C.; and Paula Sanders, Healthcare Chair, Post & Schell, P.C.
-Pursuing, Defending and Resolving False Claims Act Cases in Long-Term Care – Speakers: Kathleen McDermott, Morgan Lewis & Backus LLP; Tonya Keusseyan, Senior Counsel, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and Susan Lynch, Senior Trial Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section;
-Season Your Compliance Program with PEPPER – Speakers: Kimberly Hrehor, Project Director, TMF Health Quality Institute; and Cheryl Field, Vice President for HealthCare and Privacy Officer, PointRight, Inc.;
-Inside Counsel, Outside Counsel, General Counsel: How Should a Compliance Officer Conduct an Investigation? – Speakers: Barbara Duffy, Shareholder, Lane Powell; Donna Thiel, Senior Director & Deputy Compliance Officer, Extendicare Health Services Inc.;
-Compliance Issues in Home Health and Hospice – Speaker: William Dombi, Vice President for Law, National Association for Homecare;
-Therapy Utilization in Long-Term Care: Is It Really "Over-Utilization"? – Speaker: Shawn Halcsik, Vice President of Compliance, Evergreen Rehabilitation;
-Compliance in the Post-Acute Environment – Speakers: Robin Dale, Attorney, Lane Powell PC; Janine Valdez, Senior Director of Compliance, Genesis Healthcare; and Susan Coppola, Chief Compliance Officer, Emeritus Senior Living;
-Narrowing Networks, Preferred Provider Relationships: How Do We Stay Compliant? – Speakers: Alan Schabes, Partner, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP; and Marsha Lambert, Chief Compliance Officer/Senior Vice President, AccentCare Inc.;
-Legal Compliance and Nursing—Friends or Foes? How this Critical, Triangular Relationship CAN and Should Work in Your Organization – Speakers: Lynn Fieldhouse, Vice President and General Counsel of Litigation Services, Signature Healthcare, LLC and Affiliates; Jean Stiles, Corporate Compliance Officer, Signature Healthcare; and Donna Sroczynski, Chief Nursing Officer, Signature Healthcare, LLC.
For the complete Compliance 2014 agenda click here: http://www.compliance-institute.org/
About the 2014 Compliance Institute
HCCA's 2014 Compliance Institute, a four-day conference with 146 sessions, nine learning tracks, and 232 speakers, will immerse approximately 2,000 conference attendees in the vast world of governance, regulatory risk, and compliance obligations healthcare industry compliance professionals face daily. The Compliance Institute is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in compliance and ethics in the healthcare industry. At this meeting, attendees learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in this rapidly growing and evolving profession.
In addition to the Long-Term Care Compliance track, the Compliance Institute features the following tracks:
- Hot Topics in Compliance Track
- Privacy & Security Track
- Physician Compliance Track
- Compliance Lawyer Track
- Auditing & Monitoring Track
- Quality of Care Track
- How to Succeed as a Compliance Professional Track
- Advanced Discussion Groups
Use this link to access the Compliance Institute website http://www.compliance-institute.org/
The HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional membership organization with more than 8,500 members. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. Visit HCCA's website at www.hcca-info.org. Tel: 888/580-8373.
SOURCE Health Care Compliance Association