Compliance for the C-Suite
In the highly regulated world of health care, enforcement agencies expect organizations to understand, assess and mitigate their compliance risk. For health centers, this task is complicated by the number and complexity of the federal laws and regulations that apply to everyday operations – from billing, coding and grants management to compliance with Section 330, the FTCA, 340B and HIPAA.
This training is designed to provide health center management team members with the latest updates on compliance risks related to key federal laws and regulations, including the following topics and speakers:
- Federal Grants Management – Ted Waters
- Reimbursement – Matt Freedus
- Section 330 – Marcie Zakheim
- Federal Tort Claims Act – Molly Evans
- 340B Drug Discount Program – Jason Reddish
- Confidentiality (HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2) – Dianne Pledgie
Each FTLF attorney presenter will discuss areas of highest risk, recent regulatory changes and enforcement activities affecting health centers. In addition, presenters will identify the biggest compliance challenges facing health centers and suggest strategies to address those challenges effectively. The training will include a hands-on session during which attendees will learn how to conduct a compliance risk assessment and develop a compliance work plan.
This training is ideal for the health center’s key management, including CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, COOs, General Counsel and Compliance Officers and Risk Managers, as well as other members of the health center’s C-suite and other managers. Because the topics addressed affect various departments and the hands-on sessions provide an opportunity to develop compliance work plan activities, health centers are encouraged (but not required) to send more than one attendee.
This training will include:
- Educational sessions on substantive compliance risk areas to help health centers build their compliance work plans for 2020;
- Hands-on session on conducting a compliance risk assessment and developing meaningful compliance work plan activities; and
- Opportunities to interact with FTLF attorneys and other attendees in a small group setting.
- C-Suite/Leadership: CEOs, CFOs, COOs and CMOs
- Compliance Officers and Risk Managers
- New members of the health center, including C-Suite, managers, and other leaders
After this training, you will be able to:
- Understand how recent changes to the federal laws and regulations, as well as the government’s enforcement priorities, are affecting health centers
- Assess your health center’s compliance risk level through an enterprise-wide compliance risk assessment process
- Develop activities for your health center’s 2020 compliance work plan to mitigate the identified compliance risks
Monday, November 4, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|8:30 am - 9:00 am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 9:15 am||Introductions and Overview|
|9:15 am - 10:30 am||Session 1: Reimbursement|
|10:30 am - 10:45 am||Break|
|10:45 am - 12:00 pm||Session 2: FTCA|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:00 pm - 2:15 pm||Session 3: Section 330|
|2:15 pm - 2:30 pm||Break|
|2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||Session 4: Compliance Risk Assessments and Case Studies|
|3:30 pm - 4:00 pm||Wrap-Up|
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
|8:30 am - 9:00 am||Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 9:15 am||Announcements and Questions|
|9:15 am - 10:30 am||Session 5: 340B Drug Discount Program|
|10:30 am - 10:45 am||Break|
|10:45 am - 12:00 pm||Session 6: Federal Grants Management|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm||Lunch|
|1:00 pm - 2:15 pm||Session 7: Confidentiality|
|2:15 pm - 2:30 pm||Break|
|2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||Session 8: Implementation Strategies|
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A partner in the firm’s health law practice group, Molly advises health centers on the management of clinical, employment and workforce related risks, with a particular focus on professional liability, Federal Tort Claims Act, and HIPAA matters. From her experience as both a private attorney and in-house counsel, Molly knows the importance of managing liability and risk issues in mission-driven organizations. [Full Bio]
A partner with the firm, Matt represents health centers facing a variety of adverse administrative decisions and legal actions. Defending clients in all phases of administrative and judicial review, from the lowest level up to the Supreme Court, he also represents clients in affirmative litigation against states and other entities. Matt has litigated on behalf of health centers on a variety of issues, including denials of deeming applications and the scope of FTCA coverage for malpractice actions brought against health centers and their providers. [Full Bio]
As Partner and Compliance Counsel with the firm’s health law practice group, Dianne advises health centers on implementing effective compliance programs and on addressing top compliance risk areas. Dianne counsels health centers and other organizations on developing compliance programs that include the OIG’s seven elements, respond to identified compliance risk areas, and reflect the organization’s culture. Dianne also advises health centers and other organizations on patient privacy and confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and 42 CFR Part 2. She has experience responding to privacy and security incidents, including determining whether there has been a breach, notifying patients and the government, and creating corrective action plans. [Full Bio]
Jason focuses his practice on the federal 340B drug discount program and the complex legal and compliance issues facing safety net providers, pharmacies, and other 340B program stakeholders. Jason began his career representing pharmaceutical manufacturers before finding his passion helping 340B program covered entities, including disproportionate share hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Ryan White HIV/AIDS clinics, and other grantees navigate the 340B program. [Full Bio]
Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted is a national authority in the area of federal grants, particularly in the health and community service spheres. He advises clients on all aspects of program requirements, including issues such as cost-based reimbursement, governance, grant administration, cost reporting, and administrative issues and routinely handles challenging issues such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. Ted's priority is to help each organization carry out its mission by offering practical, down-to-earth counsel and to ensure that legal challenges do not distract from that focus. [Full Bio]
A Partner at the firm, Marcie specializes in health care law, particularly in the areas of federal grants, grant-related requirements and grants management related to the federal health center program. Health centers turn to Marcie as a resource for knowing not only the letter of the law, but also the likely interpretation of requirements by federal policymakers, including the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). [Full Bio]
Participants can earn up to 12.60 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: C-Suite/Leadership: CEOs, CFOs, COOs and CMOs; Compliance Officers and Risk Managers; New members of the health center, including C-Suite, managers, and other leaders
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group-Live
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