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Reel in Regulatory Risk: Avoid a Government Catch


January 14th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Presenter:  Kathleen Hessler, RN, JD, Director, Compliance and Risk, Simione Healthcare Consultants

The government is increasingly casting a wider net in its search for fraud and abuse. Help your agency avoid being the government’s next catch by educating and assisting your team to maintain a sound ethics and compliance program. An analysis of a Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) will include lessons learned to assist agencies in implementing measures that will strive to withstand legal scrutiny. At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Identify statutes, regulations and recent actions that highlight the government’s fight against healthcare fraud and abuse
  • State several practice tips for developing and maintaining a sound ethics and compliance program
  • Name two lessons learned from a Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA)