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Handouts - 2017 - Regional - St. Louis

St. Louis Regional Conference
Friday, March 3, 2017
St. Louis, MO

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Research Compliance 101: What you should know even if you don’t think you are doing research

Ryan Meade, CHC-F, CHRC, JD, Director, Regulatory Compliance Studies, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

  • Examine the basic legal risk areas in conducting clinical research
  • Discuss how to find out if you are doing research and what research you are doing
  • Explore how to work research compliance into a corporate compliance program

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Do I REALLY have to do this?

David M. Glaser, Esq., Attorney at Law, Fredrikson & Byron

  • What are the fraud, waste, and abuse training requirements?
  • Do Medicare requirements apply to MA patients?
  • Do I need to charge all patients the same fee?

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OCR Hot Topics

Ashtan N. Mitchell, MA, MBA, Investigator, OCR - Midwest Region, Kansas City Office
Lieutenant Commander Joseph Ndifor, Equal Opportunity Specialist, OCR

  • The current landscape of the OCR enforcement and compliance environment;
  • Information regarding ransomware attacks and updates on privacy audits;
  • Practical tips for responding to OCR inquiries.

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Stark Law: What lessons have we learned from Halifax, Tuomey, North Broward, Adventist, and Columbus Regional Health?

Bob A. Wade, Partner, Healthcare Department, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

  • Types of physician financial arrangements that are being attacked under the Stark Law.
  • What does “based upon/varies with ‘volume or value’ of referrals” really mean under the Stark Law?
  • Is “commercial reasonableness” overshadowing “fair market value”?
  • What should providers be doing from a legal/compliance perspective based upon recent settlements?

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Cyber Security: What’s New?

Tony Munns, IT Advisory Partner, Brown Smith Wallace LLP

  • Breaches in the news
  • Ransomware is growing fast
  • How do we reduce risk

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Presentation 2 (3 slides/page)

Government Enforcement Update

Andrew Lay, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of MO
William Young, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, HHS OIG, Eastern District of MO

  • Representatives from the Department of Justice and HHS OIG will discuss issues of interest for compliance professionals from recent healthcare cases in the Eastern District of Missouri