Is Your Practice’s Compliance Program Effective?

Posted By: Bret S. Bissey, MBA, FACHE, CHC, CMPE / July 31, 2015

hfma New Jersey ChapterAt the 2014 Physician Practice Forum held by the New Jersey Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Bret S. Bissey, MBA, FACHE, CHC, CMPE, Senior Vice President, Compliance Services, MediTract presented “Is Your Practice’s Compliance Program Effective?”

The presentation covered:

  • The seven elements of the OIG model compliance program.
  • Risk areas to consider and prioritize.
  • A budget for compliance activities.
  • Industry insight into enforcement initiatives.
  • The current environment for hospital-physician arrangements.
  • The federal False Claims Act, the Anti-kickback Statute, conflicts of interest, fair market value and gifts.
  • Potentially problematic relationships per the OIG.

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Bret S. Bissey, MBA, FACHE, CHC, CMPE

Prior to joining MediTract, Mr. Bissey was the SVP, chief ethics and compliance officer at UMDNJ, where he successfully led the compliance program to adherence with a rigorous five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement with the DHHS/OIG that occurred following a Deferred Prosecution Agreement. Prior to UMDNJ, Bissey served as the director of the Regulatory Compliance Practice at IMA Consulting, the chief compliance and privacy officer at Deborah Heart and Lung Center (operating under a CIA) and the VP of compliance at Cabot Marsh/QuadraMed. Mr. Bissey earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in marketing and healthcare administration from Wilkes University. Mr. Bissey is a frequent national speaker on healthcare compliance and is the author of The Compliance Officer’s Handbook. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the Health Care Compliance Association (CHC), American College of Medical Practice Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.