More than 2,400 compliance and ethics professionalsIncluding 251 speakers and over 130 Sessions
MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record number of health care compliance professionals are slated to attend the Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 16th Annual Compliance Institute (CI) later this month in Las Vegas, NV.
More than 2,400 attendees, including 251 speakers, will gather April 29 through May 2, 2012, which will make the Compliance Institute the largest gathering of compliance professionals in the world, according to a review of publicly available data. Those assembled will hear from chief government enforcement leaders and health care industry's foremost compliance experts about current and upcoming regulatory and compliance-related initiatives.
"Record attendance at the Compliance Institute demonstrates health care's commitment to compliance and ethics," said HCCA Chief Executive Officer Roy Snell. "HCCA's goal is to educate, network and help the compliance profession mature. We are here to serve the profession and provide an environment in which they can connect, share best practices, and find a reprieve from the challenging job they are so committed to."
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson will outline the Office of Inspector General's critical focus areas during the Compliance Institute's Monday morning opening general session. Following IG Levinson is HealthSouth founder and former CFO Aaron Beam who will present "HealthSouth: The Wagon to Disaster." Ketanji Brown Jackson, Vice Chair and Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission will speak on the State of the Sentencing Guidelines during the Monday luncheon.
James G. Sheehan, Chief Integrity Officer/Executive Deputy Commissioner, New York City Human Resources Administration will open the CI's Tuesday general session with a discussion on Compliance at the State and Federal Levels.
"Compliance Officers: Stress, Sanity, and Sensibility"—a panel discussion —made up of 5 leading compliance and ethics professionals will follow Mr. Sheehan. Panelists include Shawn DeGroot, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility, Regional Health; Marjorie W. Doyle, Managing Director, Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLP; Nicole Duperon Harper, Director, Training & Development/Process Improvement-Revenue Cycle Operations, St. Vincent's Health; Dr. Robert Ossoff, Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Compliance and Corporate Integrity, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; and Daniel Roach, Vice President Compliance & Audit, Dignity Health. For the complete listing of the more than 250 speakers click here: http://www.compliance-institute.org/conference/speakers.cfm.
The CI 2012 features 9 different tracks ranging from broad General Compliance and Hot Topics to specific interest areas including Privacy and Security, Legal and Regulatory, Physician Compliance, Long-Term Care, Quality of Care, Auditing and Monitoring as well as issues like How to Succeed As A Compliance Professional, and Advanced Discussion Groups.
To register for this critical conference click here: http://www.compliance-institute.org/registration/index.htm.
To review the Compliance Institute 2012 agenda click here: http://www.compliance-institute.org.
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About the HCCA
The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA), a non-profit professional membership organization made up of more than 7,500 health care compliance professionals, is based in Minneapolis, Minn. The organization exists 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 or call toll-free: 888/580-8373.
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