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Handouts - 2017 - Regional - Atlanta

Atlanta Regional Conference
Friday, January 20, 2017
Atlanta, GA

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The Yates Memo and recent OIG Guidance on Permissive Exclusion: The new reality for providers

Amy Berne, AUSA NDGA, U.S. Dep’t of Justice
Phyllis Sumner, Esq., Partner, King & Spalding

  • Overview of recent DOJ and OIG developments
  • Effect on prosecutorial efforts and analyses
  • Practical implications for providers

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Finally—It’s Final: CMS’s 60-Day Rule for Part A and B Providers

Sara Kay Wheeler, Esq., CHC, Partner, King & Spalding

  • Explanation of final rule
  • Implications for conducting internal investigations
  • Exploration of other implementation strategies

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After the Election – What’s Next for Healthcare Reform

Colin Roskey, Esq., Partner, Alston & Bird

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The Tricky Gets Trickier: Escalating reliance on provider certification

Robert (Bob) Brennan, Esq., Partner, Parker Hudson Ranier Dobbs
Brian D. Roark, Esq., Partner, Bass Berry & Simms

  • Discuss historical landscape
  • Expanded use of certifications by government and commercial payors
  • Resulting landmines for providers (particularly under Escobar ruling)

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Compliance Issues in Telemedicine

Kim McWhorter, Vice President Legal & Regulatory, MedZed
​​​​​​​Sidney Welch, Esq., Shareholder, Polsinelli

  • Update on federal and state legislation governing telemedicine
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for telehealth services
  • Licensing and credentialing challenges

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Cyber Risks and Data Do’s and Don’ts

Gina Ginn Greenwood, Esq., Partner, Baker Donelson

  • How to prevent and prepare for a data breach
  • OCR HIPAA audits and enforcement

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Affordable Care Act Section 1557: The new civil rights frontier

Brian Stimson, Esq., Partner, Alston & Bird
​​​​​​​Barbara Stampul, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
Keri Conley, Associate General Counsel, Georgia Hospital Association

  • Overview of final rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities
  • Enforcement of Section 1557 by Office for Civil Rights for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Best practices for complying with Section 1557

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