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Compliance Lawyer track added to the 18th Annual HCCA Compliance Institute

March 30-April 2, 2014, San Diego, California

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care lawyers who have experience with compliance programs and the compliance officer role are better equipped to guide and inform their clients. For this reason, the Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 18th Annual Compliance Institute is offering the Compliance Lawyer track. It will be led by 30 experienced and knowledgeable lawyers from inside and outside the government

"Many people who have no experience in the function of a compliance program or the role of a compliance officer are advising in-house and outside counsel about the compliance function. In this track in-house and outside counsel will learn about the skills of the 'Compliance Lawyer.'  In-house and outside counsel with an interest in the compliance field will also come away with a wealth of ideas," said HCCA Chief Executive Officer Roy Snell.

The Compliance Lawyer educational track features the following 11 sessions held over four days, from March 30 through April 2, 2014 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.

-False Claims Act Developments – Speakers: John Boese, of counsel, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, LLP, Michael D. Granston, director, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Michael Morse, partner, Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bostick & Raspanti, LLP, and Gary W. Eiland, partner, King & Spaulding, LLP;

-Responding to a Government Investigation: Best Practices for Achieving a Favorable Outcome – Speakers: Meredith Auten, partner, Morgan Lewis, Brian Bewley, shareholder, Polsinelli, Benton Curtis, assistant chief, Criminal Fraud Section, U.S. Department of Justice, and Vicki Dwyer, compliance officer, Vail Valley Medical Center;

-DME Compliance and Regulatory Issues – Speakers: Denise Fletcher-Leard, attorney, Brown & Fortunato, PC, and Nathaniel Lacktman, senior counsel, Foley & Lardner, LLP;

-Voluntary Disclosure: When and Where – Speakers: John Joseph, principal, Post & Schell, PC, and Dwight Claustre, director, Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLP;

-ACO Formation, Operation and Compliance – Speakers: Sarah Swank, principal, Ober│Kaler, and Christine Worthen, of counsel, Broad and Cassel;

-Medicaid Enforcement Update – Speakers: Judith Fox, vice president, Strategic Management, and Jack Wenik, partner, Sills Cummins & Gross, PC;

-Advanced Stark and Fair Market Value: A Progressive Case Study – Speakers: Robert Wade, Health Care Practice chair, partner, Krieg DeVault LLP;

-Medicare Enrollment Application, Revocation and Appeals – Speakers:  Anne Branan, attorney, Broad and Cassel, and William Cuppett, managing member, The Health Group LLC;

-Hospice Enforcement and Compliance – Speakers: Bill Musick, senior associate and projects manager, The Corridor Group, Latour Lafferty, Esq., Holland & Knight LLP, and Cathleen Armato, associate, The Corridor Group;

-Liability for Lack of Medical Necessity – Speakers: Kirk Ogrosky, partner, Arnold & Porter LLP, John Steiner, chief compliance officer, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Jeffrey Dickstein, assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office;

-Pharmacy Compliance – Speakers: Daniel Fitzgerald, senior attorney, Pharmacy Law Department, Walgreen Co., Selina Coleman, senior associate, Norton Rose Fulbright, and Don Bell, senior vice president & general counsel, National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

For the complete Compliance Institute 2014 agenda click here: http://www.compliance-institute.org/

About the 2014 Compliance Institute

HCCA's 2014 Compliance Institute, a four-day conference with 146 sessions, nine learning tracks, 231 speakers, will immerse approximately 2,000 conference attendees in the vast world of governance, regulatory risk, and compliance obligations health care compliance professionals face daily. The Compliance Institute is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in compliance and ethics in the health care industry. At this meeting, attendees learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in this rapidly growing and evolving profession.

In addition to the Compliance Lawyer track the Compliance Institute features the following tracks:

  • Hot Topics in Compliance track
  • Long-Term Care Compliance track
  • Physician Compliance track
  • Privacy & Security track               
  • Auditing & Monitoring track
  • Quality of Care track
  • How to Succeed as a Compliance Professional track
  • Advanced Discussion Groups

Use this link to access the Compliance Institute website http://www.compliance-institute.org/

About HCCA

The HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional membership organization with more than 9,000 members. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. Visit HCCA's website at www.hcca-info.org. Tel: 888/580-8373.

SOURCE Health Care Compliance Association

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