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Health Care Compliance


​AHLA has extensive resources on all aspects of health care compliance, which offer both a foundation for understanding the complex regulatory environment and for staying abreast of new and evolving requirements. The resources compiled in this collection include a sample of some of our most recent offerings in this area.

AHLA Publications and Resources

Compliance Corner (Connections Magazine)

*Access is restricted to AHLA members.

Building an Effective Compliance Program with Limited Resources, Marti Arvin (February 2019).

The Intersection of Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management: Similarities, Differences, and Opportunities, Cyndi Baily (January 2019).

What Is and What Isn’t an FDR?, Marcie Swenson and Amanda Eccles-Jex (December 2018).

Policy and Procedure Best Practices, Melissa Borrelli (November 2018).

Effective Compliance Programs Require Physician Participation, Don Sinko (October 2018).

Future Proofing Your Compliance Program, Rebekah Latchis (September 2018).

In-House Counsel and Compliance Officer— A Dual Role?, Elizabeth Staple (August 2018).

Research Compliance—Why It Should Be Part of the Corporate Compliance Program, Leah Guidry (July 2018).

Framework and Methodology: Advanced Risk Assessment Design, Marcie Swenson (June 2018).

Internal Investigation of Drug Diversion: An Advanced Compliance Topic, Heidi Crosby and Cynthia Wisner (January/February 2018).

A Changing Landscape for Privacy Compliance and Care Coordination, Julia Weisner (December 2017)

Developing Effective Lines of Communication in Health Care Compliance, Marla Berkow (November 2017).

Accreditation and Compliance: How Do They Fit Together?, Fran Carroll (October 2017).

Best Practices for Building an Effective Compliance Training Program,  Aletheia Lawry (September 2017).

Planning for Success—Managing a Compliance Audit Plan, Jennifer Edlind (August 2017).

Embracing Quality as an Integral Aspect of Health Care Compliance, Julia Weisner (July 2017).

Where Compliance Ends, Legal Begins, and the In Between, Lisa I. Wojeck (June 2017).

Beyond the 7 Program Elements—Ensuring a Sound and Vibrant Compliance Program, Leah Guidry (May 2017).

In the Trenches: Practical Pointers for Compliance Professionals, Leah A. Voigt (April 2017).

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Other Articles

*Access is restricted to AHLA members.

Compliance Committee Update, Michael W. Peregrine and Tony Maida (February 2018).

New Year’s Changes to the 340B Discount Drug Program Raise Compliance Concerns as New Billing Modifiers and Payment Reductions Take Effect, Justin C. Linder, (January 2018).

Emerging Duties Under Unsettled Disability Law: Web Access and Service Animals in Health Care, Anne Ruff and Adriana Fortune (October 2017).

Big Issues in Big Data: Considerations for Research Within Large Networks, Amy Jurevic Sokol (August 2017).

The Continuing Relevance of Sarbanes Oxley to the Health Care Sector, Michael Peregrine (August 2017)

Voluntary Disclosure: Risks and Benefits, Jeremy M. Sternberg and William F. Pezzolo (July 2017).

Mandatory Disclosure: Legal Obligations to Disclose, Jeremy M. Sternberg and William F. Pezzolo (June 2017).

Interpreting and Applying the New HCCA-OIG Compliance Resource Guide, Michael W. Peregrine,Tony Maida, and Joshua T. Buchman (April 2017).

Health Care Data Breaches: Practical Advice for Trying Times, Kristen Rosati and Scott Bennett (February 2017).

New Wine in Old Wineskins: Mitigating Fraud and Abuse Risks in Value-Based Reimbursement, Anna M. Grizzle, Amy Sanders Morgan, Brian D. Roark, and Adrienne L. Kepner (February 2017).

Your Money or Your Data: Ransomware and Modern Health Information Technology, Leonardo Tamburello (January 2017).

PG Articles and Resources

*Access is restricted to members of the AHLA Practice Groups listed after each article or resource.

Common Compliance Pitfalls Involving Real Estate Lease Arrangements with ReferralSources, Goran Musinovic and Gregory P. Gheen, Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group (April 2018).

EMTALA’s Application to Psychiatric Patients, Jeffrey S. Moore, S. Blake Adams, and Kimberly L. Cappleman, Regulation, Accrediation, and Payment Practice Group (December 2017).

Mastering Disaster: Emergency Preparedness Requirements, Ashley L. Thomas, Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group (November 2017).

OCR/FTC HIT Enforcement Summary Table, Kathleen D. Kenney, Valerie Breslin Montague, Leonardo M. Tamburello, Health and Information Technology Practice Group (October 2017).

The OIG's Resource Guide: An Important New Tool for Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness, Scott W. Taebel, Katherine A. Kuchan, Leia C. Olsen, T. James Junger, Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group (June 2017).

Medication for Health System Growing Pains: Solutions to Common Mistakes in Expanding Pharmacy Operations, Heather L. Stutz and Sarah H. Stec, Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group (May 2017). 

Anti-Kickback Statute Toolkit, Fraud and Abuse Practice Group (April 2016).

Clinical Trials Agreement Toolkit, Academic Medical Centers and Teaching Hospitals, Life Sciences, and Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Groups (March 2016).

Health Care Real Estate Lease Toolkit, Fraud and Abuse, Hospitals and Health Systems, Business Law and Governance, and In-House Counsel Practice Groups (February 2016).

​Call for Resources

AHLA is interested in expanding its health care compliance hub. Please email suggestions for compliance resources to add or proposals for developing new resources in this area to Bianca Bishop at

​Featured AHLA Product

Health Care Compliance: Sample Forms and Policies

​This collection of sample forms, checklists, and policies is designed to provide health care compliance professionals with an array of sample tools to assist them in developing the contracts, forms, and policies that they need to serve their clients.

​Public Resources

  • Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG), Advisory Opinions
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