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*Free Issue* MPA’s Compliance and HIPAA News Reports

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 11/29/22 11:31 AM

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Topics: Training and Education, compliance

Carrie Zombies: Compliance Lessons from the Bike Rodeo

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 10/31/22 11:45 AM

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Topics: Culture of Compliance, compliance

*Free Issue* MPA’s Compliance and HIPAA News Reports

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 10/27/22 12:06 PM

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Topics: Training and Education, compliance

Earn CEUs with MPA's FREE Compliance Culture Webinar!

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 10/25/22 1:31 PM

 

 

Sign up for MPA's FREE Compliance & HIPAA webinars:

All webinars start at 11:00 a.m. CST  and are presented by Margaret Scavotto and Scott Gima

 

We hope you can join us for our final webinar of 2022:

 

Compliance Culture Lessons from the Headlines

November 9, 2022

90 minutes

1.8 CCB CEUs

Boeing. Theranos. The Challenger space shuttle.
 
Every compliance program needs policies, training, reporting, leadership and audits to succeed – but it’s not enough. Federal guidance makes clear that an effective compliance program requires a strong culture to support it. Practical experience also teaches us that culture will make or break a compliance program.
 
We will walk through proven strategies you can take at the employee, management and board levels to cultivate a compliance culture that takes your company in a direction of employee trust, internal reporting, audits with integrity, and compliance strength.
 

 

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved these events for up to 1.8 and 1.2 Respectively/ live CCB CEUs based on a 50-minute hour, each. 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.”

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Topics: Training and Education, HIPAA, compliance

Earn CEUs with MPA's FREE Compliance & HIPAA Webinars!

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 10/13/22 10:14 AM

 

 

Sign up for MPA's FREE Compliance & HIPAA webinars:

All webinars start at 11:00 a.m. CST  and are presented by Margaret Scavotto and Scott Gima

 

Top Privacy and Security Risks that Can Lead to HIPAA Violations

October 19, 2022

60 minutes

1.2 CCB CEUs

HIPAA breaches can occur everywhere. They come from conversations, from TikTok, from hackers, and from tricky phishing emails. They come from the employee down the hall, from hackers across the country, and from overseas. Later today or tomorrow, there will be new sources of potential HIPAA breaches.

The only way to stay one step ahead is to know and understand the trends and use that knowledge to develop, update or refine your HIPAA security program to mitigate the risk in your organization. Think – Security Risk Assessment and Management Plan. We will walk through top privacy and security risks that can lead to HIPAA violations – and discuss strategies to do something about them.

SIGN UP

 

Compliance Culture Lessons from the Headlines

November 9, 2022

90 minutes

1.8 CCB CEUs

Boeing. Theranos. The Challenger space shuttle.
 
Every compliance program needs policies, training, reporting, leadership and audits to succeed – but it’s not enough. Federal guidance makes clear that an effective compliance program requires a strong culture to support it. Practical experience also teaches us that culture will make or break a compliance program.
 
We will walk through proven strategies you can take at the employee, management and board levels to cultivate a compliance culture that takes your company in a direction of employee trust, internal reporting, audits with integrity, and compliance strength.
 

 

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved these events for up to 1.8 and 1.2 Respectively/ live CCB CEUs based on a 50-minute hour, each. 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.”

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Topics: Training and Education, HIPAA, compliance

Is HIPAA the key to customer service?

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 10/11/22 10:45 AM

It can be.

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Topics: Compliance Basics

Patient specimens thrown out with the trash - Are you the last to know?

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 10/5/22 10:45 AM

Is your HIPAA training program identifying new risks?
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Topics: Compliance Basics

Earn CEUs with MPA's FREE Compliance & HIPAA Webinars!

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 10/5/22 9:50 AM

 

 

Sign up for MPA's FREE Compliance & HIPAA webinars:

All webinars start at 11:00 a.m. CST  and are presented by Margaret Scavotto and Scott Gima

 

Top Privacy and Security Risks that Can Lead to HIPAA Violations

October 19, 2022

60 minutes

1.2 CCB CEUs

HIPAA breaches can occur everywhere. They come from conversations, from TikTok, from hackers, and from tricky phishing emails. They come from the employee down the hall, from hackers across the country, and from overseas. Later today or tomorrow, there will be new sources of potential HIPAA breaches.

The only way to stay one step ahead is to know and understand the trends and use that knowledge to develop, update or refine your HIPAA security program to mitigate the risk in your organization. Think – Security Risk Assessment and Management Plan. We will walk through top privacy and security risks that can lead to HIPAA violations – and discuss strategies to do something about them.

SIGN UP

 

Compliance Culture Lessons from the Headlines

November 9, 2022

90 minutes

1.8 CCB CEUs

Boeing. Theranos. The Challenger space shuttle.
 
Every compliance program needs policies, training, reporting, leadership and audits to succeed – but it’s not enough. Federal guidance makes clear that an effective compliance program requires a strong culture to support it. Practical experience also teaches us that culture will make or break a compliance program.
 
We will walk through proven strategies you can take at the employee, management and board levels to cultivate a compliance culture that takes your company in a direction of employee trust, internal reporting, audits with integrity, and compliance strength.
 

 

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved these events for up to 1.8 and 1.2 Respectively/ live CCB CEUs based on a 50-minute hour, each. 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.”

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Topics: Training and Education, HIPAA, compliance

Time versus Money: What’s in your compliance budget?

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 9/27/22 8:45 AM

A compliance officer recently asked me: How much do healthcare providers typically budget for compliance?

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Topics: Compliance Basics

Earn CEUs with MPA's FREE Compliance & HIPAA Webinars!

Posted by Margaret Scavotto, JD, CHC on 9/12/22 11:19 AM

 

 

Sign up for MPA's FREE Compliance & HIPAA webinars:

All webinars start at 11:00 a.m. CST  and are presented by Margaret Scavotto and Scott Gima

Compliance Training for SNFs

September 21, 2022

90 minutes

1.8 CCB CEUs

If the OIG walked into your organization and asked the nearest employee about their compliance program, would they reply with an immediate and clear answer? An awkward pause? An “I don’t know”?

For your employees to pass this test, your compliance program needs a strong training program. A PowerPoint slide presentation at hire and annually is not enough. Training should occur year-round and training programs must include the board, contractors and volunteers

This webinar will provide you with easy-to-use strategies for building an enduring, effective compliance training program.

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Top Privacy and Security Risks that Can Lead to HIPAA Violations

October 19, 2022

60 minutes

1.2 CCB CEUs

HIPAA breaches can occur everywhere. They come from conversations, from TikTok, from hackers, and from tricky phishing emails. They come from the employee down the hall, from hackers across the country, and from overseas. Later today or tomorrow, there will be new sources of potential HIPAA breaches.

The only way to stay one step ahead is to know and understand the trends and use that knowledge to develop, update or refine your HIPAA security program to mitigate the risk in your organization. Think – Security Risk Assessment and Management Plan. We will walk through top privacy and security risks that can lead to HIPAA violations – and discuss strategies to do something about them.

SIGN UP

 

Compliance Culture Lessons from the Headlines

November 9, 2022

90 minutes

1.8 CCB CEUs

Boeing. Theranos. The Challenger space shuttle.
 
Every compliance program needs policies, training, reporting, leadership and audits to succeed – but it’s not enough. Federal guidance makes clear that an effective compliance program requires a strong culture to support it. Practical experience also teaches us that culture will make or break a compliance program.
 
We will walk through proven strategies you can take at the employee, management and board levels to cultivate a compliance culture that takes your company in a direction of employee trust, internal reporting, audits with integrity, and compliance strength.
 

 

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved these events for up to 1.8 and 1.2 Respectively/ live CCB CEUs based on a 50-minute hour, each. 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.”

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Topics: Training and Education, HIPAA, compliance

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