Health Center Compliance Program Fundamentals

October 16, 2023 to October 17, 2023

Please note: this training has been developed specifically for health centers. If you are not a health center and would like to register for this training, please contact the FTLF Training Team.

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 compliance program guidance 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. 

You'll leave with:

  • A work plan that will help you implement the seven elements of a compliance program in your health center
  • Strategies to assess and address substantive compliance risk areas
  • New professional contacts that encounter the same challenges you face everyday

Target Audience

  • New Compliance Officers
  • C-Suite/Leadership: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs
  • Anyone responsible for launching new compliance programs or initiatives

Learning Objectives

After this training, you will be able to:

  • Develop and refine a compliance work plan and budget
  • Gain buy-in from management and the Board of Directors
  • Determine who needs to receive compliance training and how often
  • Identify when and how to conduct a compliance audit
  • Navigate the environment of new requirements and emerging risk areas
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/16/2023 - 10:30am EDT
Event ends: 
10/17/2023 - 5:00pm EDT


Virtual Classroom
Monday, October 16 - Tuesday, October 17, 2023
*Agenda times are all ET*

Day 1

Monday, October 16, 2023
10:30 am - 5:30 pm ET
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Introductions and Icebreaker
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Overview of Compliance Program Requirements
11:45 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Element One: The Role of the Board, Leadership and Staff
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Element One: The Compliance Officer: Roles and Expectations
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Compliance Conversation: Section 330
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Element Two: Written Compliance Standards
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Element Three: Training and Education

Day 2

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
10:30 am - 5:00 pm ET
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Element Four: Open Lines of Communication
11:30 am - 11:45 am
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Element Five: Monitoring and Auditing
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Element Six: Responding to Detected Offenses
Element Seven: Enforcing Disciplinary Standards
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Compliance Conversation: Privacy and Security
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Intro to the Compliance Program Toolkit
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Compliance Work Plan Development and Implementation
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm


This live, interactive training will take place in FTLF's Virtual Classroom, hosted by Zoom.  Should you have any technical questions or would like more information, please contact us at or 1-855-200-3822.

Molly Evans

Molly Evans is a Partner in the firm’s health law practice group. She 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]

Alexander Lipovtsev

Alex Lipovtsev serves as Manager of Compliance and Risk Management Services with the firm's health care practice group. He assists in developing, implementing, and managing the firm's compliance and risk management training and technical assistance services. A former Senior Director of Emergency Management at the Community Health Care Association of New York State, he is also a licensed clinical social worker. [Full Bio]

Dianne Pledgie

Dianne Pledgie serves 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. Dianne is a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bars and is not licensed in Washington, DC. Her practice is limited to federal health care matters. [Full Bio]

Marcie Zakheim

A Partner at the firm, Marcie specializes in health care law, particularly in the areas of federal grants, grant-related requirements and grants management related to the federal health center program. Health centers turn to Marcie as a resource for knowing not only the letter of the law, but also the likely interpretation of requirements by federal policymakers, including the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). [Full Bio]

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 12.0 Live CCB CEUs each 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.

Participants can earn up to 9.40 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements. Participants can earn up to 12.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 12.0 Live CCB CEUs each based on a 50-minute hour. 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.


  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: New Compliance Officers; C-Suite/Leadership: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs; Anyone responsible for launching new compliance programs or initiatives
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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Available Credit

  • 10.00 Certificate of Attendance


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