Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 2007 Compliance Institute

22 April 2007 Chicago, IL Past Event

Location

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Chicago, IL

Agenda

April 22 – 25, 2007

Foley attorneys, Judith Waltz, Cheryl Wagonhurst, Dan Reinberg and Pamela Johnston  will be speaking at the Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 2007 Compliance Institute, April 22 - 25, 2007 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, IL.


Topic: Negotiating False Claims Act Settlements and Living Under a Corporate Integrity Agreement (View Presentation)
Date: Sunday, April 22
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • The nuts and bolts of negotiating False Claims Act settlements with the federal government 
  • Key elements expected by the government in every settlement 
  • Interplay of DOJ FCA settlements with administrative remedies possessed by the Inspector General

Speakers:

  • Rodger Goldman, Partner, Latham & Watkins 
  • Dan Anderson, Assistant Director, Commercial Litigation, U.S. Department of Justice 
  • Judith Waltz, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP 
  • Gregory Demske, Assistant Inspector General for Legal Affairs, Office of Inspector General, United States Department of Health and Human Services

Topic: Emerging Government Enforcement of Quality of Care and Compliance Solutions (View Presentation)
Date: Sunday, April 22
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This session will provide you with an in-depth interactive discussion on the emerging trend of government enforcement of quality of care. Particular emphasis will be on:

  • CMS' database project, longo measures and trend of recent enforcement actions 
  • Impact of pay for performance and compliance solutions 
  • Importance of peer review and utilization review as well as utilizing outside independent review organizations

Speakers:

  • Cheryl Wagonhurst, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP 
  • Jim Sheehan, Associate United States Attorney, Eastern District of PA 
  • Neil Smithline, Director Clinical Quality, NMA/Mercer

Topic: Large Hospital Systems (View Presentation)
Date: Monday, April 23
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Focusing on issues unique to both for-profit and not-for-profit large health systems and hospitals, this session will allow for audience participation and will focus on the following:

  • Ensuring the right mix of resources for your compliance program. With DRA compliance in place, should programs staff up? How can and should internal audit and the law department support the compliance program? 
  • Does one size fit all when developing standardized policies and procedures for a large health system? 
  • Efficient and effective tips for training large groups of employees, agents and contractors

Speakers:

  • Cheryl Wagonhurst, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP 
  • Paul Belton, Vice President of Corporate Compliance, Sharp Healthcare 
  • John Steiner, Chief Compliance Officer, University of Kentucky 
  • Linda Lemay, Acting Chief Compliance Officer, LifePoint Hospitals 
  • Audrey Andrew, Chief Compliance Officer, Tenet Healthcare

Topic: CIAs Gone Wrong: How Not to Live Under a CIA (View Presentation)
Date: Monday, April 23
Time: 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

  • How to navigate relations with OIG, from OIG's perspective 
  • Lessons to be learned from OIG's action to exclude a provider under CIA 
  • Surviving and thriving under a CIA

Speakers:

  • Judith Waltz, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP 
  • Maame A. Gyamfi, Senior Counsel, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Felicia Heimer, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services

Topic: Rules from Kindergarten: If It Is Not Yours, You Can't Keep It (View Presentation, View Handout)
Date: Monday, April 23
Time: 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

  • Understanding the OIG self-disclosure protocol 
  • Use of the self-disclosure protocol for Stark violations 
  • The benefits and downsides to making a self-disclosure

Speakers:

  • Lewis Morris, Chief Counsel to the Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Dan Reinberg, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Topic: Tried & True Tips for Determining the Truth (View Presentation, View Handout)
Date: Tuesday, April 24
Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

  • This session will feature an actual polygraph machine and will discuss the pros and cons regarding the use of a polygrapher and the impact of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 
  • Impediments to finding the truth, including fear, conflicting interests, and company culture; and theories on the truth "necessary" for an effective investigation 
  • Different approaches to obtain the truth, including incentives, goals, specific action sequences, and interview methods and tools

Speakers:

  • John Gilleland, Senior Trial Consultant, TrialGraphix 
  • Pamela Johnston, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP 
  • Cheryl Wagonhurst, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP (Moderator)

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Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 2007 Compliance Institute

Location

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Chicago, IL

Agenda

April 22 – 25, 2007