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Hospital Compliance Seminar
Experts to address price transparency, Stark and Medicare changes, telehealth implications, 60-day rule issues and more

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February 13, 2020, Sacramento
New: Program is free for CHA members!


With significant changes to anti-kickback rules, Medicare Conditions of Participation and related law, now is the time to make sure you, your staff and your hospital are protected.

Keeping pace with changing state and federal laws is critical to reducing risk. Join us at CHA’s Hospital Compliance Seminar as we discuss new regulations, examine the implications of case law and delve into the latest compliance hot spots.

Focused on recent developments, legal gray areas and emerging trends, this one-day seminar is a must-attend for hospital compliance professionals and in-house legal counsel. All registered attendees receive a free ePub of the 2020 Hospital Compliance Manual.

New CHA Member Benefit for 2020
New this year, tuition is free for CHA members (registration is required). The event will be held in one location–Sacramento. If you can’t be with us in person you can join via live stream from the comfort of your office or conference room and invite colleagues to participate with you.

Program Co-sponsored by:
Healthcare Financial Management Association, Southern California Chapter

Program Supported by:
Healthcare Financial Management Association, Northern California Chapter
Healthcare Financial Management Association, San Diego Chapter


9:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.

Legal and Compliance Issues Update                                                              

  • Subregulatory Guidance (Alina case implications)
  • 60-day rule issues and developments
  • Internal investigations
  • False Claim Act developments
  • OIG workplan
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal enrollment rules

Proposed Changes in Stark/Anti-Kickback Statute

  • What hospitals need to know

12:00– 1:00 p.m. |  Hosted Luncheon

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Federal Regulatory Changes Impacting Hospitals ​

  • Condition of Participation Updates 
    • Updates on co-location and ligature risk
    • USP 795/800 — delay of December 1 deadline for sterile compounding and related CDPH/OSHPD requirements
    • Discharge planning 
    • Emergency preparedness 
    • Antibiotic stewardship/QAPI revisions
    • Executive Order Price Transparency and what comes next
    • Interoperability final rules 
    • Medicaid Financing and Accountability Payment rule 

Telehealth in Hospitals

  • State and federal regulatory frameworks
  • What’s coming down the road
  • Patient privacy

Live Stream Info

Live stream is the proven technology that allows you to hear and view the seminar from the convenience of your own office or conference room. Plus, multiple people can experience the seminar with a single registration fee. Live stream attendees can ask questions during the program, just like in-person attendees, and have the same access to presentations as in-person attendees.

Live stream tuition entitles the registrant to:

A single connection to the event (NOTE: Don’t risk your connection by sharing with others — only one connection will be allowed in.)

CEs (you must attest to participation to receive CE credit  and complete a program evaluation.)

Additional Live Stream Participants Needing CEs 

CHA member live stream participants who are not the registered attendee may also receive CEs for free. Individuals requesting CE credit must attest to their participation in the live stream event.

Nonmember and government agency live stream participants who are not the registered attendee may receive CEs for $35 each. Individuals requesting CE credit must attest to their participation in the live stream event and pay by credit card. 


February 13 
Hilton Sacramento Arden West
2200 Harvard Street
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 922-4700


From the law offices of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC:

Lloyd Bookman is a partner in Hooper, Lundy & Bookman’s Los Angeles office. Since 1979, his practice has focused exclusively on the representation of health care providers in a wide variety of complex reimbursement, regulatory and transactional matters. He is a nationally recognized expert on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and has served as lead counsel in many highly significant cases.


Benjamin A. Durie is a Partner in the San Francisco office of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C.  His practice involves healthcare-related business transactions and general corporate representation for healthcare entities. 




Andrea Frey is an associate in the Business Department of Hooper Lundy & Bookman, P.C, where she assists health care providers, including hospitals, public health care districts, physician groups, individual physicians, and health services companies with a broad range of business, general corporate and regulatory matters.



Patric Hooper is a founding partner in the Los Angeles office of HLB. Since 1976, he has specialized in litigation against the federal and state governments involving health care matters.  He has been involved in hundreds of administrative and judicial proceedings throughout the country as the lead trial and appellate attorney.  His cases include some of the most important and complex Medicare, Medicaid and CHAMPUS (TriCare) cases in the health care field.


Charles B. Oppenheim is Chair of the firm’s Business Department and received a 2015 Leading Lawyer Award from The Ambulatory M & A Advisor. His practice includes all aspects of transactional, operational and regulatory healthcare law, including mergers & acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and the formation of integrated delivery systems, including 1206(l) medical foundations. Among his clients are many of the largest health care companies and hospital systems in the United States.

Jeremy Sherer is a health care attorney specializing in digital health matters and co-chair of the Firm’s Digital Health Task Force.   He counsels health care providers and suppliers, including hospital systems, provider organizations, national telehealth platforms and digital health startups on issues involving regulatory compliance, transactions and innovative business arrangements.



Additional Faculty:

Alyssa Keefe is California Hospital Association’s vice president of federal regulatory affairs and is responsible for policy development and analysis of federal regulation impacting California hospitals and health systems. She also serves as a liaison between CHA and federal agencies, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.



* Members $0 (no tuition fee)
Government Agencies/HFMA Members $370
** Nonmembers $570

While this event is free for CHA members you must register to attend. Tuition includes all seminar activities including CEs and entitles registrant to a California Hospital Compliance Manual ePub.

*Members are CHA member hospitals and CHA associate members. **Nonmembers are limited to non-hospital health care providers, clinics, post-acute facilities, and consultants, insurance companies, law firms and other entities that serve hospitals. Education programs and publications are a membership benefit and are not available to eligible nonmember California hospitals.

Cancellation Policy/Late Payment: A $50 nonrefundable processing fee will be retained for each cancellation. Cancellations must be made in writing seven or more business days prior to the scheduled session and emailed to No refunds will be made after these dates. Substitutions are encouraged. Please note: payment is due one day prior to the program. Payments not received by the seminar date will be subject to a 10% late fee. In the unlikely event the program is cancelled, CHA will fully refund paid participants within 30 days.

Special Accommodations or Questions: If you require special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, or have other questions, please call (916) 552-7637.

Continuing Education

Full attendance at the educational session is a prerequisite for receiving professional continuing education credit. Attendees must sign in at the seminar (or attest to participation online) and, when required, include their professional license number. Certificates of attendance will be emailed. (Amount of CE offered subject to change.)

Compliance — The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® has approved this event for up to 6.6  live CCB CEUs. 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.

Health Care Executives — CHA is authorized to award 5.5 hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification, in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

Legal — CHA is a State Bar of California-approved MCLE provider. This participatory activity has been approved for 5.5 hours of MCLE credit.

Nursing — Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP 11924, for 6.6 Contact Hours.

Free ePub

All registered attendees will receive a free PDF of the 2020 Hospital Compliance Manual (terms apply), as well as access to the content via the CHA Manuals app which is optimized for mobile use. All CHA, gov’t and HFMA attendees may add a printed copy of the manual for $70. Nonmembers add $150.