MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care lawyers who have experience with compliance matters will be better equipped to guide and inform their clients after attending this year's Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) 19th Annual Compliance Institute, April 19-22, 2015, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
HCCA's Compliance Lawyer track offers 11 sessions being held over four days and led by 30 experienced and knowledgeable lawyers from inside and outside the government will address the following current compliance and legal issues:
-False Claims Act Developments –Moderator: John T. Boese, Counsel, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP
Speakers: Michael D. Granston, Director, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, and Gary W. Eiland, Partner, King & Spaulding, LLP;
-Handling a Health Care Fraud Investigation – Speakers: Peter C. Anderson, Principle, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., Paul Pelletier, Member, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., and Robert Zink, Assistant Chief, Criminal Division, Fraud Services, U.S. Department of Justice;
-Telehealth: Legal and Compliance Issues- Speakers: Nathaniel M. Lacktman, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP and Deborah Randall, Health Law and Telehealth Consultant, Deborah Randall Consulting;
-Compliance and Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services – Speaker: William C. Krasner, Chief Legal Officer, Millville Rescue Squad;
-Compliance Risks for Provider-Based and Other Hospital-Based Provider Services – Speakers: Paul W. Kim, Shareholder, Ober│Kaler and Regan E. Tankersley, Shareholder, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman P.C.;
-The Ins & Outs of Commercially Reasonable and Stark Compliance Physician Relationships- Speakers: Robert A. Wade, Partner, Krieg DeVault LLP, Curtis Bernstein, Managing Director, Altegra Health, and Jesse Witten, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;
-Negotiating False Claims Act Settlements – Speakers: Marlan Wilbanks, Senior Partner, Wilbanks Bridges, LLP, Craig Holden, President & COO, Ober│Kaler, Robert DeConti, Assistant Inspector General For Legal Affairs, Office of Inspector General, and Randy Harwell, Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida;
-Quality of Care and Medical Necessity – Moderator: Kirk Ogrosky, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP,
Speakers: Jeffrey Dickstein, Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida and John E. Steiner, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel, Cancer Treatment Centers of America;
-CMS Contractors' Renewed Audit Focus: Audit Risk Areas, Successful Appeal Strategies, and Compliance for Part B and Non-Hospital Part A Providers- Speakers: Lester J. Perling, Partner, Broad and Cassel and Andrew B. Wachler, Owner/Principal, Wachler & Associates, P.C.;
-Internal Investigations and Voluntary Discloser – Moderator: Gabriel Imperato, Managing Partner, Broad and Cassel
Speakers: Daniel Gospin, Partner, Epstein Becker & Green, David M. Glaser, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron PA, and Lauren Marziani, Senior Counsel, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, Health and Human Services;
-Lawyer in the Twilight Zone: Ethics, Privileges, and Duties for Lawyers in Compliance Roles – Moderator: James G. Sheehan, Chief, Charities Bureau, Office of the New York Attorney General
Speakers: Jeffrey Fitzgerald, Shareholder, Polsinelli PC and Debra Geroux, Healthcare & Litigation Senior Attorney, Butzel Long.
For the complete Compliance Institute 2015 agenda click here: http://www.compliance-institute.org/
About the 2015 Compliance Institute
The Compliance Institute is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in the healthcare compliance profession. Over the course of four days, conference goers have the opportunity to attend 148 sessions, covering topics such as Physician Payment Sunshine Act, Top Security Threat Trends in Healthcare, healthcare reform and compliance, internal fraud investigations, hospital physician alignment, compliance effectiveness, HIPAA privacy/data breach, and more.
2015 Compliance Institute attendees learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in this fast changing health care industry. It offers ten learning tracks: Internal Audit, General Compliance and Hot Topics, Long-Term Care, Privacy & Security, Physician Compliance, Compliance Lawyer, Auditing & Monitoring, Quality of Care, How to Succeed as a Compliance Professional, and Advanced Discussion Groups.
Use this link to access the Compliance Institute website http://www.compliance-institute.org/
The HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional membership organization with more than 9,500 members. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. Visit HCCA's website at www.hcca-info.org. Tel: 888/580-8373.
SOURCE Health Care Compliance Association