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Fraud and Compliance Forum 

September 29-October 1, 2013
Hilton Hotel
Baltimore, MD

Co-sponsored with the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Program Description


This program is designed specifically for compliance officers and health attorneys who must advise their clients and institutions on the latest developments in fraud and abuse and compliance issues. Attendees will hear from leading private practitioners and representatives from the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, the Department of Justice, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Some of the cutting edge topics to be explored: 

  • Assessing Fraud and Abuse Risks in Mergers and Acquisition Transactions
  • The CMS or OIG Self Disclosure Protocols – Which Is Right for You
  • Medicare's Emerging Enforcement Tools: Revocations, Payment Suspensions and the CMS Fraud Prevention System
  • Compliance Across the Continuum of Care: Improving Quality and Avoiding Readmissions
  • Resolving Legal and Audit Issues in an Internal Compliance Investigation
  • The HITECH Rules are Here and We Need to be in Compliance: What Should you Be Doing?
  • Effect of Exclusion From Participation in Federal Healthcare Programs
  • Industry-specific Sessions for Hospitals, Home Health Providers, Life Sciences Companies, Long Term Care Providers, Managed Care Plans 

View the brochure.

Luncheons

The Fraud and Abuse Practice Group, sponsored by PYA, will hold a luncheon and presentation on September 30. 

Title: A Conversation with Office of Inspector General Chief Counsel Greg Demske

Faculty: Gregory Demske, Esquire (Presenter), Chief Counsel, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, and William T. Mathias, Esquire (Moderator), Principal, Ober|Kaler, Baltimore, MD

HCCA will hold a luncheon and presentation on October 1. Please note, there is an additional fee; pre-registration is required; space is limited.

Program Materials

We will not automatically be printing binders for everyone. All materials will be available on a website prior to the program and handed out on CD at the program. For those who still do want the binder they will be available for an additional fee; please order on the registration form.

All registrants will receive an email a week prior to the program with a link to the materials. This website is for attendees only and is not posted to the public. You must have the direct link to the website. The email will come AHLA Member Services. To ensure registrants receive this email and is not caught by a spam filter, please white list msc@healthlawyers.org.

Exhibitors

Those interested in exhibiting at this year program, please contact Jennifer Power. View the Prospectus.

Continuing Education Credit Information

AHLA and HCCA are in the process of applying for additional certification for continuing education credits. Please visit http://www.hcca-info.org/ for updates or contact the certification department for further information on ACHE, CCB, and Nursing Credits at ccb@hcca-info.org or (888) 580-8373. For more information on CLE and CPE credits, please contact AHLA at programs@healthlawyers.org. Please note that the continuing education credits listed may be subject to change.

MCLE/CLE: Participants will be given continuing education forms at the program. Forms must be completed and returned to AHLA staff to receive credit. AHLA is an approved sponsor of continuing legal education credits in most states. This seminar will be worth approximately 16.75 continuing education credits (including 1.0 ethics credit) based on a 60-minute hour and 20.1 credits (including 1.2 ethics credits) based on a 50-minute hour.

CPE: AHLA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: http://www.nasba.org/. This seminar will be worth approximately 20.0 CPE credits. This program is designed to be an update on developments in the area of fraud and compliance. There are no prerequisites or advanced preparations required to register for this group live program. Those seeking accounting credits should be familiar with the basic concepts of law and terminology associated with the area of fraud and compliance in order to obtain the full educational benefit of this program.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB): Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)®, Certified in Healthcare Compliance–Fellow (CHC-F), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC)®, Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC)®, Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)®, Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional–Fellow (CCEP-F), Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional–International (CCEP-I): CCB has awarded a maximum of 19.2 CEUs for these accreditations in the following subject areas: Application of Management Practices for the Compliance Professional; Application of Personal and Business Ethics in Compliance; Written Compliance Policies and Procedures; Designation of Compliance Officers and Committees; Compliance Training and Education; Communication and Reporting Mechanisms in Compliance Enforcement of Compliance Standards and Discipline; Auditing and Monitoring for Compliance; Response to Compliance Violations and Corrective Actions; HIPAA Privacy Implementation and/or Complying with Government Regulations. 

Nursing Credit: The Health Care Compliance Association is preapproved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12990, for a maximum of 20.1 contact hour(s). The following states will not accept CA Board of Nursing contact hours: Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Utah. Massachusetts and Mississippi nurses may submit CA Board of Nursing contact hours to their state board, but approval will depend on review by the board. Please contact the Accreditation Department at ccb@hcca-info.org with any questions you may have. Oncology Nurses who are certified by ONCC may request CA Nursing Credit (check box or indicate “Nursing” on the CEU form).

AAPC: This program has the prior approval of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 16 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Download Continuing Legal Education Request

Hotel Information

Hilton Hotel
401 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: (443) 573-8700

Room Rate: $209 single/double occupancy
Hotel Cut-off: Monday, September 9, 2013
Hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. When making reservations, please indicate that you are with the AHLA/HCCA Fraud and Compliance Program; the room block may sell out prior to hotel cut-off date.

Travel Information

Official Travel Provider – ATC (Association Travel Concepts) 

Discounts and Services:

  • 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased more than 30 days prior to the meeting. Restrictions apply and not all classes of service apply for the 5% discount. (United Airlines, Delta Airlines).
  • Personalized services.
  • Low fare options.
  • Discounted meeting rates (Enterprise, Hertz, Dollar)
  • Advanced seat assignment and special meal requests. Frequent flier program updates

Some restrictions may apply. Discounts apply between September 26-October 4 (IAD, BWI, DCA). *Service fees apply to ticketed reservations. You may also call your own agency or the vendors directly and refer to the ID numbers.

Cancellation/Substitutions

Cancellations must be received in writing by September 25, 2013. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the cancellation date. Registration fee, minus the $125 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program. If you wish to send a substitute, need more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies please call (202) 833-1100 prompt #5. Note that the registration fee is based on the AHLA/HCCA membership status of the individual who actually attends the program.


 
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 Brochure

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 Registration

AHLA/HCCA Member: $955
AHLA/HCCA Group Member: $880
Non-Member: $1180

One Day Member: $415
One Day Non-Member: $515

Student: $150

Printed Course Materials: $65

 

 Sponsors

 

 

 

 Exhibitors

The following companies will be exhibiting at this year's program:

  • AAPC Client Services
  • Affiliated Monitors Inc.
  • Altegra Health (Formerly Sinaiko)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Atlantic Information Services
  • Bloomberg BNA
  • Deloitte
  • eHealthcare IT
  • Experian® Data Breach Resolution
  • FTI Consulting
  • The George Washington University
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.
  • Healthcare Compliance Strategies
  • Horne LLP
  • Iatric Systems, Inc.
  • iContracts, Inc.
  • ID Theft Solutions of America
  • IDology
  • Kinney Services, Inc.
  • Navigant
  • NetDimensions Healthcare
  • Ntracts LLC
  • The Pinnacle Group
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Provident Consulting
  • PYA
  • Streamline Verify
  • TractManager, Inc.
  • Veriphyr, Inc. 
  • Verisys
  • VMG Health
  • Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

 

 Resources

2013 Healthcare Compliance Resource Guide

Sponsored by:
Booz Allen Hamilton
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
HORNE LLP
Huron Consulting Group
MedManagement, LLC
Navigant
Pendulum, LLC
Pershing Yoakley & Associates
Simione Healthcare Consultants
Strategic Management Services LLC

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