Health Center Compliance Intensive: Fundamentals

Washington , DC US
October 1, 2018 to October 2, 2018

This two-day training is designed for health center compliance officers who are either new to their role or for health centers that are launching new compliance programs or initiatives.  The curriculum is focused on the seven elements of a compliance program, addressing implementation challenges and developing strategies to assess the compliance risks in your health center. 

This training will include:

  • Educational sessions on each of the seven elements of a compliance program, including updates on recent guidance on compliance programs issued by the Office of the Inspector General and the Department of Justice;
  • Best practices on implementing a compliance program in a health center with examples from a variety of health center from across the country; and,
  • Resources such as FTLF’s compliance program work plan template with objectives and activities that can be modified to fit your health center, as well as compliance updates from the attorneys of FTLF. 

Participants can expect to leave the training with a work plan that will help them to implement the seven elements of a compliance program in their health center and with strategies to assess and address substantive compliance risk areas.  Please note that registration for this training is limited to allow for conversation, networking and one-on-one support from the trainers.



    Course summary
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    10/01/2018 - 8:30am EDT
    Event ends: 
    10/02/2018 - 4:00pm EDT
    Washington, DC
    Monday, October 1, 2018 - Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    *All specific agenda times are subject to change*

    Day 1

    Monday, October 1, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Introductions and Overview
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Compliance Program Background Element One: Compliance Program Structure
    • Board's Role in Compliance
    10:30 am - 10:45 amBreak
    10:45 am - 12:30 pm
    Element One (continued)
    • Compliance Program Staffing
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch and Compliance Conversation
    1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
    1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
    Element Two: Written Compliance Standards
    3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
    3:30 pm - 4:45 pmElement Three: Training and Education
    4:45 pm - 5:00 pmWrap-Up

    Day 2

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    9:00 am - 10:15 amElement Four: Open Lines of Communication
    10:15 am - 10:30 am
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Element Five: Monitoring and Auditing
    • Conducting Compliance Risk Assessments
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Lunch and Compliance Conversation
    1:30 pm - 1:45 pmBreak
    1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
    Element Six: Responding to Detected Offences
    Element Seven: Enforcing Disciplinary Standards
    2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    3:00 pm - 3:45 pmCompliance Work Plan Development and Implementation
    3:45 pm - 4:00 pmWrap-Up


    FTLF Offices
    1129 20th St. NW
    Suite 300
    Washington , DC 20036
    United States
    +1 (855) 200-3822
    Feldesman Training Room


    Hyatt Place Washington DC/Georgetown/West End 
    2121 M St NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    (202) 838-2222

    The Wink - Washington, DC 
    1143 New Hampshire Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    (202) 775-0800

    Kimpton Hotel Palomar DC 
    2121 P Street NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    Hotel: (202) 448-1800 | Reservations: (877) 866-3070

    The St. Gregory Hotel - Dupont Circle 
    2033 M Street NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    (202) 530-3600

    Kimpton Hotel Madera 
    1310 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Hotel: (202) 296-7600 | Reservations: (800) 430-1202

    The Embassy Row Hotel
    2015 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Hotel: (202) 265-1600 | Reservations: (855) 893-1011

    The Dupont Circle Hotel
    1500 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 483-6000

    Hilton Garden Inn - Washington DC/Georgetown Area
    2201 M Street NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    (202) 974-6010

    Embassy Suites - Georgetown
    1250 22nd Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20037
    (202) 857-3388

    Dianne Pledgie

    As Partner and Compliance Counsel with the firm’s health law practice group, Dianne advises health centers on implementing effective compliance programs and on addressing top compliance risk areas. Dianne counsels health centers and other organizations on developing compliance programs that include the OIG’s seven elements, respond to identified compliance risk areas and reflect the organization’s culture.  Dianne also advises health centers and other organizations on patient privacy and confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule and 42 CFR Part 2.  She has experience responding to privacy and security incidents, including determining whether there has been a breach, notifying patients and the government, and creating corrective action plans. [Full Bio]


    A partner in the firm’s health law practice group, Molly advises health centers on the management of clinical, employment and workforce related risks, with a particular focus on professional liability, Federal Tort Claims Act, and HIPAA matters. From her experience as both a private attorney and in-house counsel, Molly knows the importance of managing liability and risk issues in mission-driven organizations. [Full Bio]

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