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As an exclusive member benefit, Compliance Today is published monthly by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). In addition to the magazine, HCCA members have access to COSMOS, where members can read, print and download recent articles, search past issues, as well as preview a growing collection of (subscriber-only) compliance books and newsletters.

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A list of Compliance Today magazine articles and their corresponding CEU quizzes are listed below, with direct links to the full text on COSMOS.

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September 2020

The impact of the final ONC and CMS interoperability rules on health information | Michaela Andrawis, Lyra Correa, and Miriam Ricanne Swedlow

How to project manage a successful risk adjustment data validation audit | Ahmed Salim and Palak Desai

Open lines of communication in a skilled nursing facility | April Bernabe

 

August 2020

Helping organizations achieve compliance in the wake of the coronavirus By Kimberly Gillespie and Henry C. Fader

Compliance program (and officer) effectiveness in a time of crisis By Matthew D. Vogelien

The Provider Relief Fund: Welcome relief or compliance minefield? By Andrew B. Wachler and Stephen J. Shaver

 

July 2020

Compliance with the new COVID-19 business assistance loans  | Gabriel Imperato and Romain Balard

New compliance threat - Data breach class action lawsuits | James Houston

Compliance for integrated provider-payers Randi E. Seigel and Christopher J. Rundell 

 

June 2020

Legal and compliance developments and the coronavirus | Gabriel L. Imperato and Romain Balard

21st Century Cures Act: Avoiding information blocking for treatment purposes | Erin MacLean

COVID-19 and long-term care: Best practices and lessons learned | Lester Perling and Jamie Gelfman

 

May 2020

Chasing ambulance compliance | Patrick K. Kennedy

Research compliance audits: Where to begin? | Sharif Fakhr, Draco Forteand, and Nicole Visyak

'Low-hanging fruit' and other recent HIPAA compliance items | Rachel V. Rose and Patrick Ouellette

 

April 2020

Best practices for responding to internal whistleblowers | Michael A. Morse

Board of directors oversight of skilled nursing facility compliance programs | Todd Selby and Sean Fahey

Telehealth trends and tips for 2020 | Andrea Frey and Jeremy Sherer

 

March 2020

Training and education: The role that compliance officers play with governing boards Zana Simjanovski

Compliance officer and compliance committee:Your first 100 days | Jan Elezian and Gerry Roy

Primer on informed consent Elizabeth Cameron and Tom Ealey

 

February 2020

Proposed Stark and AKS value-based overhauls present new challenges Venson Wallin

Separating compliance and legal, Part 2: Best practices for an effective compliance program | Jack Rovner

Revisiting effectiveness of our SNF compliance programs: Thoughts and tips | Cornelia Dorfschmid and Alexis Rose

 

January 2020 

Separating Compliance and Legal: Part 1, Best Practices for Defining Expectations and ResponsibilitiesJack A. Rovner

CMS proposes delay & revisions to long-term care regulations | Lester Perling and Jamie Gelfman

Highly compensated physicians and compliance: Considering the complexities | Joe Aguilar and Natalie Bell

 

December 2019

Navigating an Integrity Agreement with the OIG: A Resource for Practitioners | Cornelia Dorfschmid and Nicole Caucci

Beneficiary Inducements: Steering Clear of Civil Monetary Penalties Brett D. McNeal

Compliance with items 4(c) and 4(d) of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act | E.John Steren and Patricia Wagner

 

November 2019 

Hidden Compliance Risk Area:Patient GrievancesSheila Limmroth

Ambulance Compliance Challenges And The Emergence of Lyft In Healthcare| Renee A. Collier

Drug Diversion Prevention Programs: Do They belong In Compliance | Renee A. Collier

 

October 2019 

Best Practices For Compliant, Aligned Professional Services Agreements Stan Stephen, Dina Unrath and Thomas Johnston

The Travel Act: State Crimes Become Federal Crimes | Lester J. Perling

The NIST Privacy Framework: An Enterprise Risk Management Tool | Karen Greenhalgh

 

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