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GA HFMA C.A.R.E. Forum

Monday, November 13, 2017, 9:00 AM until 3:15 PM
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE
Atlanta, GA  30342
Registration is required

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE Atlanta, GA 30342 – There is a small charge for parking


Registration Fee:   $35 registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch

                           No cash or credit cards are accepted, only checks written to Georgia HFMA


9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Opening Remarks
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Session 1 – Beyond the 7 Elements: Compliance Guidance from the OIG and DOJ
Speaker: Matt Dowell and Leanne Marek– Alston and Bird
This session will discuss the roles of OIG and DOJ in healthcare enforcement and review the recent guidance issued on compliance program effectiveness.
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Session 2 – ACA Section 1557 - Non Discrimination
Section 1557 of the ACA is the first health care civil rights law to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability & age for patients, visitors, human subjects and employees. Section 1557’s regulation imposes several requirements and adopts interpretations of law that present new and significant compliance challenges to the health care industry. Providers must take immediate action for compliance.
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Session 3 – Turn Denials Into Dollars - Payer Compliance Requirements
This session equips healthcare providers with powerful “payer compliance requirements” that can help strengthen the appeal process and protect provider revenue against the detrimental impact of misleading payer denial tactics. If you are ready to level the playing field and receive the earned income your organization is entitled to for services rendered in good faith, come and find out how relevant state and federal laws can help improve your organizations profitability.
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Session 4 – Cyber Hygiene: Infection Control For Your Technology
This session will show you the equivalent concepts between washing your hands, using Sharps containers, and disinfecting surfaces within your technology. The CDC publishes a regular guide to infection prevention. Consider this talk your cyber version of that guide.
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Session 5 – Recent Healthcare Enforcement and Regulatory Developments
This session will include a summary of the healthcare enforcement landscape, including recent False Claims Act developments. A discussion of the government’s increasing focus on individual accountability. Key takeaways from CMS’s Parts and B final over-payment rule. A discussion of potential strategies and considerations for providers operating in the current enforcement environment.