Raymond Ribble is the CEO and Founder at SPHER, Inc. HIPAA data breach penalties typically get measured in millions of dollars even following an organization implementing NIST cybersecurity framework measures. It is important to understand that the Safe Harbor Law, while offering substantial protection, does not provide a true safe harbor. Our presentation will examine what are the established security practices for healthcare, and how to pivot your organization’s security profile in order to mitigate breach penalties in the event of an event.
The Risk of Data Sharing
1st Talk Compliance features guest Iliana L. Peters, Shareholder at Polsinelli PC, on the topic of The Risk of Data Sharing. Iliana joins our host Catherine Short to discuss how these days, health data is an incredibly valuable commodity. Companies of all types should consider the legal risk with data valuation, data ownership, and data sharing agreements. In this episode, we will be discussing the scope and breadth of data sharing projects in development in the health care sector, examine contractual, state, federal, and international legal obligations for data privacy and security for such projects, and discuss issues related to data ownership that may also be part of such projects.
Data Mine Your Claims
In today’s healthcare environment, there is increasing pressure to cut costs and it is more important than ever to find ways to quickly and efficiently identify coding and billing issues. Amidst a time of shrinking operating margins and heightened scrutiny by federal healthcare contractors, providers are seeking to focus on the benefits of technology-driven internal auditing. Learn more about how to stay ahead of payer audits by mining your own data from your claims to identify areas of risk and proactively fix potential issues.
Missed Our Recent E/M Updates 2023 Training? Find Out More Here
Did you miss Evaluation and Management Updates 2023: Training and Q&A presented by Panacea Healthcare Solutions’ Director of Coding & Documentation Services, Becky Jacobsen, CCS-P, CPC, CPEDC, CBCS, MBS, CEMC, BSN? Look no further. Our experts have developed a set of customized resources to aid professionals as they put the guidelines into practice.
DMEPOS – In Compliance with CMS
1st Talk Compliance features guest Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., on the topic “DMEPOS – In Compliance with CMS.” Rachel joins our host Catherine Short to discuss special payment rules associated with durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies. DMEPOS products must meet quality standards, suppliers need to be accepted by Medicare to participate, similar to providers, and are subject to fraud, waste, and abuse laws. This episode will provide an overview of participation and quality requirements, relay the latest compliance and requirements updates, and discuss the consequences of non-compliance, as well as submitting false and fraudulent claims.
How to Protect Your Healthcare Assets: Q&A
Highly-regarded attorneys Sean McKenna, Lauren Nelson, and Vincent Aiello of Spencer Fane LLP recently held the comprehensive webinar Preserving and Protecting Assets in Healthcare joined by Catherine Short and First Healthcare Compliance. Read Sean, Lauren, and Vince’s lively question and answer session related to enforcement and liability proceedings with asset protection, and explore government and private litigation matters.
The Criminal Side of Cybersecurity and HIPAA – Audio Version of the Webinar
Expert presenter, Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., Houston, TX guides us during this important and informative webinar. Breaches and the lack of the requisite technical, administrative, and physical safeguards can have criminal consequences. While most people are familiar with civil cases, there is the potential for HIPAA violations and ransomware attacks to be prosecuted criminally. The purpose of this webinar is to highlight potential areas of criminal liability, give specific examples, and address mitigation techniques – both before and after a government discovery request or grand jury subpoena emerges.
Infographic: HIPAA, Health Apps, & Securing PHI
Adapted from First Healthcare Compliance’s presentation with Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., HIPAA and Health Apps, this infographic is a concise focus on the best steps to mitigate risk when dealing with sensitive protected health information (PHI).
Get to Know the 2023 E/M Updates: Training and Q&A Session Feb 7th
Executive Vice President of Coding & Documentation, Kathy Pride, RHIT, CPC, CCS-P, and Director of Coding & Documentation Services, Becky Jacobson, CCS-P, CPC, CPEDC, CBCS, MBS, CEMC, BSN at Panacea Healthcare Solutions will lead the complementary training and Q&A session, “Evaluation and Management Updates 2023: Training and Q&A” on February 7, 1-2:45 pm ET
Infographic: 6 Steps To Mitigate Risks with PHI
Adapted from First Healthcare Compliance’s presentation with Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., “HIPAA and Health Apps,” this infographic is a concise focus on the best steps to mitigate risk when dealing with sensitive protected health information (PHI).