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Fight back against tax identity theft

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It’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week – a terrific time to get up to date on protecting yourself from identity thieves who try to claim your tax refund and imposters who pretend they’re from the IRS to get your money. Come to one of the two telephone town hall meetings happening on Thursday, January 31 – one at 10 a.m. ET and another at 1 p.m. ET. Experts from the FTC, AARP, and the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration will talk about tax identity theft and more.
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What’d we miss?

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Hey, guys – we’re back. We missed you. What’s been going on? No, really, we want to hear from you. Now that funding has been restored, our systems are live again, and you can report fraud to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel. We’re anxious to know what scams you’ve been seeing so far in 2019.
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Ethics, Compliance, and Yoga Pt.1

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By Bonnie Silvestri, Ethics & Compliance Officer, CCEP Katerina Tapas, Ethics, Senior Consultant, Allstate Yoga seems to fit well with ethics and compliance for us. We are Katerina K. Tapas, Ethics Sr. Consultant for Allstate Insurance Company and Bonnie Silvestri, Ethics and Compliance Officer of Sarasota County. Although we haven’t met in person yet, through SCCE, […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Compliance, business conduct, compliance, ethics, yoga | View Count: (122)
NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - It’s safe to say that people who are involved in health care want to see it made better for patients. And consumer advocates agree with NCQA’s goals of improving quality, lowering costs and providing a good patient experience. They just might not know much about NCQA and how we work toward those goals. That’s why […]Speaking Up for Quality Care: Consumer Advocacy Guide to NCQAAlec Bose
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PCSP and Oncology Medical Home: Geared to Get Better

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - There’s got to be a better way. That’s a phrase of frustration for many. At NCQA, it’s always been a call to action. Measurement, our evaluation programs and our research are all geared for getting better. It’s never ending. We’re never satisfied. There’s got to be a better way. Standards Robust, Reporting Simplified You should […]PCSP and Oncology Medical Home: Geared to Get BetterMatt Brock
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By Tim Kane, CCEP, JD Two roads CONverged in a wood, and I – well, I took it.  (With apologies to Robert Frost) Early in my career I found myself trying to choose between what I believed were two distinct “expertise roads” – one reserved for legal or compliance professionals and the other intended for […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Compliance, compliance, continuous improvement, management, quality management | View Count: (280)

Gerry Zack’s 2019 Update [Podcast]

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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org In November 2018 Gerry Zack assumed the CEO role of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and Health Care Compliance Association.  It was the culmination of a well-choreographed and seamless transition between Gerry and long-time CEO Roy Snell. Now that Gerry fully has the reigns of the organization he sat […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Podcasts, complete compliance and ethics manual, compliance, digital publishing, ethics, ethikos | View Count: (287)

A Tasting Menu for Hospitality Policies

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By Ann Sultan, Counsel, Miller & Chevalier Nathan Lankford, Member, Miller & Chevalier Restaurant weeks around the country bring together many people for business lunches and dinners.  On the occasion of last week’s Restaurant Week in our hometown, Washington DC, and the current Restaurant Week in New York, we thought it would be a good […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Compliance, compliance, FCPA, hospitality, principles, scope | View Count: (136)
Care, Coding, and Cybersecurity: Healthcare Applications of Artificial Intelligence
In some ways, AI can almost be like an employee, requiring training before fulfilling its purpose. In healthcare, AI has the potential to support everything from patient care to cybersecurity. As opportunities for healthcare applications of AI increase, it becomes even more important that both the individuals developing these programs and people using AI programs at work have obtained the training needed to ensure success.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Cybersecurity, Health IT | Tags: Department of Veterans Affairs, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, FDA, Small Business Innovation Research, Government Accountability Office, CMS, OIG, Providers, HIPAA Covered Entities, HIPAA, Security, Compliance, Coding, Billing, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, Cyberattacks, Artificial Intelligence, Texting, Healthcare Employees, Training, Diabetes, Mental Health | View Count: (456)
By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org In many parts of the world, the giving and receiving of gifts is a normal business practice.  The challenge is that gift giving can pose significant risk and constitute a violation of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or UK Bribery Act. There is also great risk in the paying […]
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Podcasts, anti-corruption, anticorruption, bribes, corporate gifts, facilitation payments, FCPA | View Count: (139)
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