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Handouts - 2018 - Regional - Atlanta

Atlanta Regional Conference
Friday, January 26, 2018
Atlanta, GA  

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Update on CMS Initiatives

Kimberly Brandt, Principal Deputy Administrator for Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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The Opioid Epidemic: Impact on the Health Care Industry

Stephanie F. Johnson , Senior Associate, King & Spalding
Kimberly S. New, JD, BSN, RN, Cofounder and Executive Director, IHFDA, Diversion Specialists

  • Explore the nation’s opioid epidemic and its impact on healthcare providers
  • Discuss the increased focus on the healthcare industry’s role in the opioid epidemic and compliance strategies to mitigate associated risks

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Compliance Implications in Due Diligence

Rob Stone, JD, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP
Melanie Sponholz, MSPT, CCEP, CHC, CHPC, Chief Compliance Officer, Waud Capital Partners

  • Overview of the compliance due diligence process & discussion of common review areas
  • What should a buyer reasonably expect from a compliance program?
  • Understanding the implications of due diligence, both pre-closing and post-closing

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Recent Compliance Guidance from the OIG and DOJ

Andi Bosshart, SVP, Corporate Compliance, and Privacy Officer, CHS
​​​​​​​Patrick Braley, Partner, Bennett Thrasher
Barb Senters, Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, Ameritox

  • Using the DOJ and OIG effectiveness measures in your compliance program
  • Discuss the evolving expectations for compliance program effectiveness, including 2017 OIG and DOJ compliance guidance issuances
  • Discuss practical strategies for demonstrating compliance program effectiveness

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Enforcement Panel

Wade Miller, JD, CHC, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP
​​​​​​​Darcy Coty, JD, Assistant United States Attorney, Northern District of Georgia
Kimyatta McClary, JD, CHC, Counsel, Compliance & Investigations, McKesson Corporation
Lena Amanti, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Georgia

  • Recent Trends in Health Care Enforcement
  • A Practical Response to False Claims Act Investigations
  • Mitigating the Risk of False Claims

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New Reimbursement Models Lead to New Risk

Lindsey Lonergan, Deputy General Counsel, Navicent Health
​​​​​​​Leslie Murphy, Partner, King & Spalding

  • Discuss how alternative payment models are resulting in new compliance risks
  • Explore how the government’s enforcement and audit strategies are shifting to account for these new payment models

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