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Compliance Today Articles and Quizzes

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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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


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


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


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


New Department Of Justice Guidance On Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs | Thomas E. Herrmann

Reviewing And Monitoring Healthcare Real Estate Arrangements With Referral Sources | Timothy M. Riley, Goran Musinovic, and Gregory P. Gheen

Risks With The Breach Risk Assessment | Yvonne M. Wolters

AUGUST 2019 

Outpatient Therapy: Myths And Risks | Nancy J. Beckley

The Shifting Federal Analysis of Referral Relationships In Healthcare| Stacy Harper

Human Trafficking: Compliance Considerations For Healthcare Professionals | Meagan Parker and Jay Swacker

JULY 2019 

Collecting Information To Ensure Patient Safety Work Product Protections | Paul E. Dwyer and Clint D. Watts

Using A Backbone And Denials Management Solution | Stewart M. Presser and Bryan Exner

Telemedicine: Understanding The FDA's Role In Recent Regulatory And Enforcement Actions | Serra J. Schlanger and Rachael E. Hunt

JUNE 2019 

Proactive Clinical Research Revenue Cycle ComplianceM.A. Hall, Erika Stevens, and Mary Veazie

An Introduction To Information Blocking| Joshua D. Mast

With Every New Year, a New Lookback Period For Medicare Claims Audits| Raja Sékaran


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