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Compliance Concerns Related to the Opioid Epidemic

Jeff Fitzgerald Shareholder Polsinelli PC

• Overview of regulation of controlled substances
• Recent developments in opioid prescribing and dispensing
• Practical tips for compliance reviews and risk mitigation


The Art of Benchmarking for Risk. How to target your outliers without needing a math degree.

Jared Krawczyk Director Nektar Analytics

• Explore benchmarking techniques needed to assess the risk of a physician’s coding patterns (E/Ms, Modifiers, Productivity, Procedural Billing)
• Demonstrate how to organize the analysis results into one comprehensive physician compliance scorecard
• Discuss how to apply the benchmarking results for the entire medical group into a singular prioritized audit plan. (Providing actual example audit plans)


Tips for Conducting Interviews During Internal Investigations

David Glaser Shareholder Fredrikson & Byron P.A.

• Strategies for gathering information: Should you use the carrot or stick?
• Tips for protecting the privilege, including how “overlabelling” can backfire
• Why some of the classic tips about interviewing may not be the most effective


Compliance Impact of Virtual Services (Telemedicine, Remote Patient Monitoring, Care Management)

Martie Ross Principal PYA Consulting Susan Thomas, CHC Consulting Manager PYA Consulting

• Describe the approaches to virtual health technologies and services
• Explore the potential to support patientcentered care and improve access to care
• Examine the reimbursement options for virtual services
• Discuss the regulatory compliance issues with virtual services


What a General Counsel Should Know About Compliance

Brian M. Vazquez General Counsel, Kansas Department of Health & Environment

• Should the legal function be separate from the compliance function
• If legal and compliance functions are to be combined, does the organization’s structure / operations lend itself to manageable legal and compliance issues
• Should a general counsel promote a robust compliance program as a legal defense strategy
• Specific compliance areas that require competence by both a general counsel


Compliance Considerations for Health Care Providers and Hospitals Related to Medical Marijuana in Missouri

Lyndall Fraker Director for Medical Marijuana and Deputy Director/Counsel for Medical Marijuana Missouri Department of Health and Human Services

• Review the Medical Marijuana Program for Missouri.
• Update program status and progress.
• Preview upcoming dates and goals