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Handouts - 2016 - Regional - Houston

Houston Regional Conference
Friday, December 9, 2016
Houston, TX

Conference Brochure

Year End Review

Adam Robison, Esq., Partner, King and Spalding

  • A fast-paced review of recent legal, regulatory, and case developments impacting hospitals and other health care providers
  • Each topic will be related to typical healthcare operations with emphasis on the lessons learned
  • The goal is to help participants keep current on new legal developments and thus identify existing policies, practices, and procedures needing attention

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Enforcement Update

Mark E. Donnelly, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Texas

  • USAO/DOJ structure and function
  • Overview of current healthcare fraud
  • Civil and Criminal statutes, proceedings, and remedies

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Coding and CDI Compliance Programs: Avoiding headaches

Diana Adams, Consultant, RRA, Inc.

  • Discovering who the healthcare industry watchdogs are for coding and CDI programs
  • Understand the history of Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) programs
  • Getting involved with the CDI and coding teams from the compliance standpoint
  • Ensuring the coding and CDI reflect an accurate picture of clinical care being given

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Presentation (3 slides/page)

Information Governance and DEID

Karen Smith, JD, Senior Director, McKesson 
Dr. Lucy Doyle, Vice President, Data Protection, McKesson

  • Learn about the difference between Safe Harbor and Expert Determination methods of de-identification
  • Understand the risks to re-identification and how to avoid them
  • Understand practical solutions from de-identification, including technical, organizational and legal controls

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Presentation (3 slides/page)

Healing the Healer: How to Find Happiness in a HighStress Profession

Saud Juman, CEO & President, PolicyMedical

  • Address the multiple causes of stress within the healthcare and compliance world and realign yourself to your profession
  • Understand how to better take care of yourself (mentally, physically and emotionally) so that you can better care for your patients and employees
  • Learn realistic techniques to combat burnout and stress through using helpful tactics such as meditation, journaling and affirmations

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Presentation (3 slides/page)

HIPAA Audits Are Here to Stay: Key preparation strategies

Lisa Acevedo, Shareholder, Polsinelli, P.C. 
Katie Kenney, Associate, Polsinelli PC

  • OCR Audit status update
  • How the current OCR Document Request List can prepare you for future OCR audits
  • How to document your Security Rule compliance
  • The importance of up-to-date Security risk analysis
  • How to build your “HIPAA Audit Binder”
  • Even if you are not selected: How audit preparation can assist in breach/ complaint investigations
  • Key Takeaways/Recommendations

Presentation (2 slides/page)
Presentation (3 slides/page)