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Telemedicine: Fraud and Abuse Under the Microscope

Hilary Stemple Associate, Arent Fox Douglas Grimm Partner, Arent Fox

• Discuss the intersection of the health care fraud and abuse laws (e.g., Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act, and state laws) with the practice of telemedicine
• Discuss how the fraud and abuse laws may be implicated by various telemedicine arrangements and models
• Explore fraud and abuse risk areas that may be unique to telemedicine and discuss recent enforcement actions and trends, and what to expect next in the way of fraud and abuse enforcement of telemedicine arrangements


Biomedical HIPAA Security

Clyde Hewitt Executive Advisor, CynergisTek, Inc.

• Define the current security and patient safety risks posed by medical devices
• Analyze the operational challenges of managing medical device risks
• Identify best practices to incorporate medical devices into risk assessments and to implement a functional medical device governance structure


Risk Assessment


Building Your Toolbox to Manage Conflict of Interest: Sunshine, Open Payments, and Investigations

C.J. Wolf Senior Compliance Executive, Healthicity

• Discuss scenarios and case studies of industry influences gone badly
• Best practices, tools, and getting the most out of Open Payments data for your organization
• Tracking current legislation and potential impact on the Sunshine Act: How your institution can prepare for what lies ahead


Compliance and the Board: Challenges and Best Practices

Sarah Couture Senior Director, Ankura Brian Annulis Senior Managing Director, Ankura

• Challenges to Effective Board Engagement
• Communicating with the Board: Education and Reporting
• Continuing Improvement: Further Developing the Compliance-Board Connection


Medicare Part B Update

Patsy Schwenk Senior Provider Outreach & Education CGS Administrators
Juan Lumpkin Provider Outreach & Education CGS Administrators

• Discuss new and ongoing Medicare initiatives
• Provide information regarding medical record review contractors
• Provide CGS operational reminders • Introduce resources and self-service technology options