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Traci Edwards Director, Corporate Compliance Atrium Health
Jenny Villafane Director, Virtual Care Carolinas HealthCare System

• Benefits of Telehealth Services and Overview of Program Strategy
• Define Key Partnership Points between Compliance and Telehealth Project Teams
• CMS Regulation Changes in the Telehealth and Virtual Care Area


Above the Fold: Recent Enforcement Actions and What We Can Learn From Them

Kelli Ferry Sr Dir & Assist Gen Counsel Novant Health
Jon Ferry Assistant US Attorney Department of Justice

• Compensation arrangements that vary with volume or value of referrals
• Conflicts of Interest and reputational risk
• How to avoid creating a whistleblower


Conflicts of Interest

Terri Harris Partner Fox Rothschild LLP
Julie Hamilton Managing Director Deloitte & Touche LLP

• Understand the recent activities in the media around conflicts of interest and why it matters to your organization
• Learn about standard practices / improvements being made in healthcare organizations and their conflict of interest programs
• Discuss the pertinent regulatory and ethical obligations that apply to organizations.


Post-Acute Care Update

Pamela Duncan Chief Compliance Officer Hospice Care of South Carolina

• New payment models
• Corporate compliance and external audit trends
• The Elder Justice Act


ACO Compliance Planning

Erin J. Roberts Lawyer Roberts Law Office, PA
Suzy Kearns Chief Compliance Officer Wilmington Health

• Discuss the compliance obligations of ACOs including compliance with the ACO Final Rule regarding governance, leadership, management, and marketing practices
• Proper use and documentation of ACO waivers; and
• Explore practical solutions to implementing and maintaining an effective ACO Compliance Program.


Third Party Audits & Inquiries: Leveraging partnerships between Compliance and Operations for successful outcomes

Patrick Kennedy Director Hospital Compliance UNC Health

• Provide an overview of the current environment of external scrutiny
• Review the considerations for planning, managing and leading the response effort
• Discuss how to successfully collaborate with Revenue Cycle and Operational leaders