CCH Launches Timely,
Comprehensive Healthcare Compliance Portfolio: Instant
Access To Law, Compliance Strategies, And Expert Insight
For Healthcare Professionals
(Riverwoods, ILL., June 3, 1999)
Todays healthcare compliance environment is a
minefield, and the potential for costly missteps is high
as healthcare systems struggle to identify and comply
with a wide range of federal and state requirements. Now,
CCH INCORPORATED, a leading authority in healthcare, tax,
antitrust and employment law, meets the emerging needs of
healthcare compliance professionals with the most
complete, authoritative resource available: the CCH®
Healthcare Compliance™ Portfolio.
The definitive resource for healthcare compliance
professionals, the CCH Healthcare Compliance Portfolio,
spans the spectrum of compliance responsibilities and
provides full-text reporting of laws and regulations;
expert insight, analysis and strategies; and timely
reporting on compliance developments industry-wide.
"With healthcare compliance a top government
priority, healthcare organizations are scrambling to
design and implement workable and effective compliance
programs," said Daniel J. Weissburg, Esq., CCH
Healthcare Compliance editor in chief. "To
protect their organizations from risk, compliance
professionals must implement programs covering the
rapidly changing areas of fraud and abuse, false claims,
patient rights, maintaining tax-exempt status and the
specialized applications of antitrust, OSHA, human
resources and labor law. "
Drawing from CCHs 85 years of reporting on
complex legal and regulatory issues, the Portfolio
provides an authoritative approach to healthcare
compliance that only CCH can offer.
Comprehensive and ProactiveThe Essence of
CCH Healthcare Compliance Portfolio comprises
three distinct, authoritative services that offer a
total, integrated compliance information system designed
to help hospitals and other health care organizations
implement effective compliance programs and maintain a
The Portfolio includes the new CCH
Healthcare Compliance Reporter, providing instant
access to the full-text of the law, and the new CCH
Healthcare Compliance Guide, offering practical,
hands-on information. The cutting edge news and
perspectives of the CCH Healthcare Compliance
Letter, which was introduced in 1998, completes the Portfolio.
Guiding the Portfolio is the CCH Compliance
Editorial Advisory Board; an 18-member board including
noted health attorneys, consultants and other industry
experts who provide a frontline perspective on effective
practices and emerging trends.
Reporter Delivers Comprehensive
Coverage, Fast Answers
Helping to protect compliance professionals and their
organizations against potential violations, the CCH
Healthcare Compliance Reporter on Internet, online
and CD-ROM provides immediate access to
fully searchable primary source information, including
the full-text of all relevant laws, regulations, cases,
advisory opinions and more, on the federal and state
Although compliance requirements are extensive and
complex, this single, comprehensive electronic resource
with advanced search capabilities ensures that busy
healthcare professionals wont spend valuable time
searching numerous sources, wading through pages and
pages of material for the information they need.
The Reporter provides easy and fast access to
federal statutes, regulations and court opinions in such
areas as federal fraud and abuse:
Antikickback/Self-referral (Stark); False Claims/Fraud;
Healthcare Antitrust; Healthcare Tax Exemptions; and
EMTALA (anti-dumping). Also included are related agency
issuances and guidance from the Department of Health and
Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration,
Justice Department, Office of Inspector General, Internal
Revenue Commission and Federal Trade Commission.
OIG Model Compliance Plans and other sample compliance
plans offer insight and step-by-step guidance for
creating effective strategies and tactics.
The Reporter also includes the full text of
hard-to-track state statutes and regulations for all 50
states and the District of Columbia.
The CCH Healthcare Compliance Reporter provides
monthly updates on CD-ROM, but offers daily updates via CCH
Internet Research Network and CCH Online
Network to ensure that professionals are always
working with the most current information.
Guide Supports Strategic Planning, Offers Practical
Designed to work seamlessly with the Reporter,
the CCH Healthcare Compliance Guide is a key desk
reference featuring proven compliance strategies and
solutions to critical compliance problems, valuable
planning aids, model compliance plans and practical
Written by some of the top compliance practitioners in
the field today, the Guide provides plain-English,
expert insights on legislative and regulatory matters and
no-nonsense guidance on applying laws and regulations.
The Guide covers the full range of compliance
issues, including the latest on false claims, Stark, and
antikickback compliance, as well as billing, information
security and privacy, antitrust, sexual harassment and
Updated quarterly, the CCH Healthcare Compliance
Guide as part of the Healthcare Compliance
Portfolio is available via Internet, online or
CD-ROM. As a stand-alone product, the Guide is available
as a single-volume print reference.
Letter Keeps Compliance Issues on the
Completing the Portfolio, the CCH Healthcare
Compliance Letter, introduced in 1998, provides
timely reporting and practical strategies to keep
compliance professionals on top of the full range of
emerging compliance topics.
The biweekly Letter in print delivers breaking
news of developments in the legislative, regulatory and
judicial arenas, "insider" tips and techniques,
insight and analysis from compliance professionals on the
frontline, and trend information and alertsall in a
format designed to help busy professionals get the news
they need fast.
"The CCH Healthcare Compliance Letter is
the compliance professionals radar screen.
Its an early-warning system so professionals can
anticipate and react to situations before they result in
potentially significant exposures," said Weissburg.
Availability and Pricing
For more information, to order the CCH Healthcare
Compliance Portfolio or to order the Reporter,
Guide or Letter separately: call
1-800-435-8878, contact your CCH representative at 888
CCH REPS or visit the CCH web site at
Prices for a one-year subscription are: CCH Healthcare
Compliance Portfolio $895; CCH Healthcare
Compliance Reporter, $495; CCH Healthcare
Compliance Guide, $295; CCH Healthcare
Compliance Newsletter, $250.
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 healthcare 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 U.S. The CCH
web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
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