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2019 Health Care Regulatory Update

Date: 04/17/2019

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Course Curriculum
This program will provide a comprehensive update on significant legal and regulatory changes, including the following:

  • Key fraud and abuse cases and noteworthy settlements from 2018.
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement developments.
  • A behavioral health update for 2019.
  • Federal regulatory changes impacting the expansion or retraction of value-based care.
  • Update to 340B policy and payment initiatives.

Speakers
Our panel of speakers includes several shareholders with Polsinelli:

Bragg Hemme draws on a wealth of practical experience and a solid understanding of the industry gained during her time as both external and internal counsel to assist health care clients. She focuses her practice on government payor concerns such as Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement; enrollment issues and appeals; licensure and certification; regulatory compliance; fraud and abuse; and physician self-referral issues.

Ross Sallade focuses his practice on a variety of state and federal health care regulatory and reimbursement matters, such as provider and supplier reimbursement; Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, survey and certification; federal anti-kickback and physician self-referral (or “Stark”) laws; state licensure; Medicare and Medicaid regulatory compliance; health care operational and transactional matters; and fraud and abuse.

Kyle Vasquez provides 340B regulatory, compliance, audit, and contract support to covered entities, contract pharmacies, and other key stakeholders. He also counsels various provider types on other complex health care reimbursement matters, including Medicare, Medicaid, and private payor reimbursement, to ensure consistent cash flow and compliance with applicable rules.

Ross Burris’ compliance work encompasses numerous federal and state health law requirements, including Medicare Reimbursement, the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and Medicare billing guidelines.


Sean Timmons advises clients on complex regulatory issues including compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws and regulations.

The speakers do not have any real or perceived conflicts of interest related to this presentation.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify strategies to engage staff in HCAHPS performance.
  2. Provide training and development on key competencies that will improve service and quality.
  3. Build domain-specific action plans to influence performance.
  4. Engage participants in three next steps to build and broaden an excellent patient experience.