HCCA's Quality of Care Compliance Conference

12 October 2009 Philadelphia, PA Past Event

Location

Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia
237 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Agenda

October 11 - 13, 2009

Foley Partners Lawrence W. Vernaglia, Cheryl L. Wagonhurst and Judith A. Waltz are speaking at HCCA's Quality of Care Compliance Conference, October 11 - 13, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ms. Wagonhurst is speaking on October 12, 2009 from 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. with Katie Arnholt, Senior Counsel, U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General and Frank Sheeder, Partner, Jones Day. Their topic is titled "Enforcement: Quality of Care Enforcement Used in the False Claims Act" and will cover:

  • How the government and whistleblowers are using the FCA to address alleged quality failures
  • Recent quality of care enforcement actions and settlements
  • What health care providers can do to avoid quality of care enforcement actions

Ms. Waltz is speaking on October 13, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Her topic is titled "Pay for Performance Documentation and Coding" and will cover:

  • What does the government expect?
  • What are the consequences if the government's expectations are not met?
  • How will P4P information contribute to a provider's "footprint"?

Mr. Vernaglia is speaking on October 13, 2009 from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. with Kathleen B. Roberts, Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer, Baptist Health. Their session is titled "Managing the Legal Risks Associated with Collaborating on Quality: Stark, Gainsharing, Antitrust and More" and will cover:

  • Orientation for non-lawyers to the key compliance concerns in the core physician integration models
  • Learn how to issue spot for transactions with greater risk
  • Discuss compliance controls and safeguards that can reduce regulatory risk while maintaining quality and other integration goals

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HCCA's Quality of Care Compliance Conference

Location

Doubletree Hotel Philadelphia
237 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Agenda

October 11 - 13, 2009