2017 Challenges and Update


Target Audience

The educational design addresses the needs and issues of healthcare providers, specifically practice managers and office staff.

HIPAA Rx 2017

Cori Loomis, JD
Christensen Law Group, PLLC

Is your medical practice in compliance with HIPAA rules and regulations?  If not, your practice could face fines, penalties, third party litigation, bad publicity and other legal actions.  Hear updates of HIPAA developments and areas of risk in order to address them and minimize your exposure to liability for HIPAA violations.

After attending the activity the participant will understand:

  • Recent OCR guidance
  • Enforcement update
  • Data Security Issues
  • HIPAA Audits and how to prepare
  • Breach notification requirements and how to respond
  • Cyber and Data Risk Insurance: Evaluating Coverage, pricing and options
  • EHR Incentive Program requirements

Understand the Intersection between Coding, Billing, and Compliance

Renee' Brown, CMIS, ACS-EM, CHA
Medical Practice Consultants, Inc.


Discover what’s new for 2017 and gain clearer understanding regarding the intersections between coding, billing and compliance.  This presentation will highlight what is at stake when your claim goes out the door.

After attending the activity the participant will:

  • Recognize the relationship between coding, billing, and compliance
  • Understand the new tools in the government’s toolbox
  • Identify speed bumps you could face in your practice in 2017 

Accreditation Statement

PLICO is authorized to award 2.5 hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

OKMGMA recognizes this educational program for 2.5 hours.