Recorded live at HCCA’s 20th Anniversary Compliance Institute, Al Josephs and host Kortney Nordrum look back on the last 20 years of healthcare compliance, including:
- Some HCCA history;
- Benefits of joining HCCA;
- Some words of wisdom from Inspector General Dan Levinson;
- Monitoring your compliance program;
- The implementation of ICD-10;
- Why documenting your findings is key;
- The future of healthcare compliance; and
- What we can look forward to for the next 20 years of HCCA.
Al is the Senior Director of Compliance Operations for Tenet’s Ethics and Compliance program and is based in Dallas, Texas. He is responsible for ethics and compliance training provided throughout Tenet’s system of hospitals. He manages processes for the development of Tenet’s policies and procedures, risk assessment process, hospital and compliance officer scorecards and annual internal reporting. Al was formally with Hillcrest Health System in Waco, Texas where he served as its Director of Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer. Prior to his career in compliance Al worked in the area of finance for Hillcrest and Baylor Health Care System.
Al is a graduate from the University of West Florida, with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and is certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC). He is a past board member of the Lone Star Chapter of HFMA, and Past-President of the Texas Association of Hospital Financial Administration. He serves on the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board and has been active in the development of the certification exam for compliance professionals. He served on the HCCA Board for 6 years during which time he held the positions of Secretary, 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President prior to becoming President in 2004.