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CCH Names Advisory
Board To New Healthcare Compliance Group
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., October 5, 1998) -- CCH
INCORPORATED, a leading provider of health care law
information and software said today that it has created CCH®
Compliance™, a portfolio of health care
compliance products, and named some of the health care
industrys most noted professionals to the CCH
Healthcare Compliance Editorial Advisory Board.
Board members will have an important role in guiding
CCH Compliance in the development of products designed to
provide health care professionals with the depth and
scope of information they need to avoid the significant
consequences of compliance violations. The new
publications will cover a wide range of compliance
issues, including Medicare false claims, fraud and abuse,
antitrust, tax, human resources and privacy and
CCH plans to offer a variety of print and electronic
publications in the CCH Compliance portfolio, including
practice guides, training materials, newsletters and
internet and CD-ROM-based information to meet the
specialized needs and requirements of health care
employees affected by compliance efforts.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
CCH has selected a board of leading authorities who
offer practical expertise across key areas of compliance
law and administration. The highly qualified panel
includes chief compliance officers from major hospitals
and health care groups, frontline managers and
administrators, top health care attorneys and expert
consultants. In addition to providing overall direction
for CCH Compliance, these experts will make editorial
contributions to the compliance publications with
in-depth analysis, practical guidance and lively
discussion of timely issues.
"The Board is a distinguished group who face real
compliance issues on the frontline every day and who will
share their experience, expertise and insight with CCH
subscribers," said CCH Compliance Editor in Chief
Daniel J. Weissburg, Esq. "These experts know what
it means to be out there in the trenches facing
extensive, complex and rapidly changing compliance
CCH Healthcare Compliance Editorial Advisory Board
Timothy P. Blanchard, Esq.
Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery
Los Angeles, CA
Bill Dacey, MBA, MHA, CPC
Faculty Associate, Department of Health Policy &
Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill, and Assistant Vice President, Corporate Compliance
Carolinas Healthcare System
Allan P. DeKaye, MBA, FHFMA
President and CEO, DeKaye Consulting, Inc.
Mary L. Dunaway, BSN, CPC, CPC-H
Director, Corporate Compliance, University
William G. Kistner, CPA
Partner, Ernst & Young
William G. Kopit, Esq.
Partner, Epstein, Becker & Green, PC
Matthew A. Levsen, MBA, CPA
Manager, Reimbursement/Managed Care
University of Missouri, Health Science Center
Michael P. Lewis
Director Reimbursement/Compliance, Loyola University
Loyola University Medical Center
Elizabeth OKelly, Esq.
Senior Associate General Counsel, Northwestern
Daniel R. Roach, Esq.
Vice President/Corporate Compliance Officer, Catholic
San Francisco, CA
Rebecca D. Roberts, Esq.
Senior Associate, Klein & Martin
Los Angeles, CA
Theodore J. Sanford, Jr., MD
Chief Compliance Officer for Professional Billing
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
William P. Schurgin, Esq.
Part-time Faculty, Health Law Institute, DePaul
University College of Law, and Partner, Seyfarth, Shaw,
Fairweather & Geraldson
Jeffrey C. Schwarz, Esq.
Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery
Sanford V. Teplitzky, Esq.
Chairman of Health Law Department, Ober, Kaler,
Grimes & Shriver
Adele A. Waller, Esq.
Principal, Goldberg, Kohn, Bell, Black, Rosenbloom
& Moritz, Ltd.
NEW COMPLIANCE PRODUCTS FROM CCH
The CCH Compliance portfolio of products, from the
nations most authoritative publisher of
Medicare-related information, will provide health care
professionals with the information they need to make
compliance and legal decisions confidently. The products
are pragmatic in approach and are designed to deliver
critical, need-to-know information quickly. The portfolio
will be launched with the CCH Healthcare Compliance
Letter in November 1998.
INVITATION TO COMPLIANCE PROFESSIONALS
In addition to announcing the creation of CCH
Compliance and the Advisory Board, CCH today invited
health care professionals to submit information and ideas
for coverage in the CCH Compliance portfolio to
Daniel J. Weissburg, Esq., editor in chief, CCH
Submissions can be sent to:
Attn: Daniel J. Weissburg, Esq.
2700 Lake Cook Rd.
Riverwoods, IL 60015
or phone (847) 267-2145
ABOUT CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods,
Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served four generations
of business professionals and their clients. For more
than 50 years, the company has regularly tracked,
reported, explained and analyzed health and entitlement
law for health care providers, insurers, attorneys and
consumers. CCH is the premier provider of Medicare and
Medicaid information and publishes the industry standard,
the CCH Medicare and Medicaid Guide. CCH is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer.
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