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I Want to be a Compliance Officer!

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By Jessica Vander Zanden CHC, VP, Compliance and Audit, Network Health It’s rare or even nonexistent to hear a child stating: “I want to be a compliance officer when I grow up.” However, here we are in need of qualified and sharp individuals ready to take on the numerous challenges of working in a compliance […]
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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org We hear a lot these days about Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and all that it can do.  But it’s hard to understand what’s real and what isn’t. Christian Focacci, Vice President, Offering Management at Steele Compliance Solutions, sat down and demystified AI for compliance professionals.  In this conversation he explains: […]
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By Carrie Salters Freer Consulting Executive management leadership and commitment plays a critical role in setting the foundation for a successful ISO certified quality management system as well as ongoing efforts toward continual improvement. Executives must provide the structure and resources to set the foundation during implementation and through ongoing internal audits, corrective action, and […]
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Beth Socoski on Disclosures and Culture [Podcast]

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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org When considering whether or not to make a disclosure to a regulator, legal considerations typically dominate.  Beth Socoski, Senior Manager at WellCare Health Plans, argues that one other key factor needs to be considered:  the impact on corporate culture. In this podcast, she argues that disclosures are an opportunity to demonstrate […]
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How Organizations Can Rebuild Trust From The Bottom Up

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By Deborah C. Michalowski, CPA Process & Systems Finance Business Specialist at Intel Corporation Chair of IMA’s Committee on Ethics Trust in institutions and organizations is steadily declining. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer found that trust in businesses in the U.S. dropped 10 percent in 2018 and less than half of all individuals trust institutions and […]
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By Robin Singh, CFE, CCEP, HCCP Compliance and Fraud Control Lead, Abu Dhabi Government Website, email and social media are the three top marketing tools used by businesses. More than 50 percent of small businesses invest in a website to expand their reach while 17 percent of global retail sales was accounted by e-commerce. With more […]
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There are 126 administrative law judges (ALJs) and other comparable officials working at the Department of Health and Human Services, hearing disputes involving Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, claims, fraud and abuse; penalties for health information privacy and security violations; research misconduct; and more. A Supreme Court case last year, however, raised potential questions about the appointments of all federal ALJs. The Court in June ruled that ALJs at the Securities and Exchange Commi...
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New HRSA Program Will Help Clinicians and Patients

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On December 27, 2018 HRSA launched a program that is critical to HHS’ response to the opioid crisis. This National Health Service Corps Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Progam will support the HHS Five-Point Opioid Strategy by increasing patient access to high-quality substance use disorder preventive, treatment, and recovery services. The program will provide eligible health care clinicians with student loan repayment assistance in exchange for their service on the front lines o...
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The recently-opened Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has been buzzing with the sound of industry collaboration and coordination. HC3 will host tours, and brief stakeholder organizations to share capabilities and services. HC3 strengthens coordination and information sharing within the health care and public health sector and cultivates cybersecurity resilience by providing timely and actionable cybersecurity intelligence to health organizations.   HC3’s coordinating role wi...
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My father was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and he shared his fascination with planes, NASA and anything to do with space with me. One of my first memories was of watching a rerun with him of Neil Armstrong’s landing on the Moon. Even though my career has kept me Earth-bound, dealing with health and human services at HHS, I’ve remained fascinated with space. I have no regrets, but, interestingly, my job at HHS occasionally gives me the opportunity to interact with space issues. Recent...
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