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Complimentary Webinar: How to Streamline Your Sanction Screening With an Effective Process

Webinar Date/Time: May 24, 2018 at 2:00-3:00 PM EST

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Sanction and exclusion screening is a key element to any effective compliance program. Yet, many healthcare organizations struggle with implementing an effective process that is easy to maintain and produces reliable accurate results. This Webinar will take a deep dive into healthcare sanctions and exclusions and provide attendees with actionable tips and practices to improve the way they currently carry out their own screening process.

Presenters for the Webinar include two highly experienced healthcare compliance consultants in designing, implementing and carrying out effective sanction screening programs.

The speakers will address the following key areas of the screening process:

  • Understanding regulatory requirements and government agencies’ expectations for providers, including how the Affordable Care Act affected screening requirements and deciphering which federal and state agencies you should be screening and why.
  • Identifying the correct type of individuals and entities that need to be screen based on what the OIG advises and learning which lists are mandatory to screen verses the lists that are optional and why.
  • Implementing an effective monthly screening process that considers a centralized verses decentralized approach, tools and vendor services to streamline your process, how to verify the results of the screening and the key data needed to do it correctly and generating meaningful and actionable reports for the Compliance Officer, the Executive Compliance Committee and the Board.
  • Understanding the risk of engaging an excluded individual or entity, including the penalties, what to do if you identify an excluded individual or entity and what else can be done in addition to monthly screenings to be proactive in identifying exclusions.

Throughout the presentation, the presenters will discuss best practices, tips and their own experience making the sanction screening process work effectively and efficiently. The presenters will leave time at the end for questions from attendees.

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 1.2 CCB CEUs. Continuing Education Units are awarded based on individual attendance records. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by CCB of this event content or of the event sponsor.

Featured Speakers:

Jillian Bower Concepcion is a Senior Consultant with Strategic Management Services and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). Ms. Concepcion is highly experienced healthcare compliance consultant with over 10 years of experience. She works with a variety of healthcare organizations providing advisory services related to development, evaluation and improvement of compliance programs. She has specialized in working with organizations to develop and implement processes and tools to assist in making their compliance programs more effective that includes sanction screening, hotlines, training, policy development and compliance surveys. Read her full bio here.

Lisa Shuman is a Consultant with Strategic Management Services and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). Ms. Shuman is qualified to provide compliance advisory services to a variety of health care organizations and has experience working with health systems, hospitals, physician practices, managed care organizations, durable medical equipment suppliers, federally qualified health centers, and long-term care organizations. Her work has included corporate compliance program development and implementation, compliance program and HIPAA privacy program effectiveness evaluation, compliance and privacy risk assessment, policy and procedure development, and Interim Compliance and Privacy Officer services.  Further, she develops and provides compliance education, including general compliance/code of conduct training, and HIPAA privacy and security training. Read her full bio here.

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