The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Denver Regional Office, in collaboration with the Colorado Medical Society, is hosting the Protect Yourself by Understanding Healthcare Fraud Symposium. The purpose of this event is to educate physicians, other healthcare providers, and administrators on how to safeguard and protect their professional identity and their most valuable assets-their medical practice and their patients and clients-from fraud. Experts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Center for Program Integrity and the Office of Financial Management, Novitas Solutions, Inc. (the Medicare Administrative Contractor), Health Integrity (Zone Program Integrity Contractor), Health Care Policy & Financing (Colorado State Medicaid Agency), U.S. Attorney's Office, Office of Inspector General and more will provide information and be available for questions and discussion during the symposium. Topics include:
- Real life examples of issues faced by healthcare professionals in Colorado with cybersecurity, HIPPA compliance, risks of data breaches and medical ID theft.
- Understanding the different audits conducted by MACs, RACs, ZPICs, and MEDIC.
- The work of the Center for Program Integrity, CMS, the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Office of Inspector General in preventing, detecting and responding to healthcare fraud.
Please join us for an informative day on how you can protect yourself, your patients and your practice!
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is evaluating this activity for continuing education units (CEU) and continuing medical education (CME) credit. The number of credits awarded will be calculated based on the actual learning time of the activity. Final CE information and instructions will be forwarded to participants after the activity is finished.
When & Where
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Denver Regional Office