Seminar Number

8447

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$170

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$190

 

HEALTH CARE FRAUD INSTITUTE

DECEMBER 12, 2013

State Bar of Georgia Headquarters
104 Marietta St. NW • Atlanta

CLE Hours:
6.5 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour and 4 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
General Practice and Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Paul B. Murphy, Program Co-Chair, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta
Joe D. Whitley, Program Co-Chair, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Atlanta & Washington, DC

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:30

WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Paul B. Murphy
Joe D. Whitley

8:40

GOVERNMENT ENFORCEMENT: FEDERAL and STATE HEALTH CARE FRAUD INITIATIVES
This panel will discuss the basis for criminal and civil liability for health care fraud, together with recent enforcement actions and initiatives and a look at the future of criminal and civil health care fraud enforcement.
Moderator:
Paul B. Murphy

Panelists:
Neeli Ben-David, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Health Care Fraud Coordinator, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta
Edgar D. Bueno, Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Georgia, Savannah
Randy S. Chartash, Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of Economic Crimes, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta
G.F. Pete Peterman, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia, Macon
Irvan A. Pearlberg, Director, MFCU Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Georgia, Office of the Attorney General, Atlanta

9:40

BREAK

9:55

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT
This panel will focus on important recent developments under the False Claims Act and related litigation and settlement of state and federal False Claims Act cases.
Moderator:
James J. Breen, The Breen Law Firm, Alpharetta

Panelists:
Christopher C. Burris, King & Spalding, LLP, Atlanta
Darcy F. Coty, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta
John E. Floyd, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, Atlanta
Susan S. Gouinlock, Wilbanks & Bridges, LLP, Atlanta

10:55

CORPORATE COMPLIANCE: FIVE (NOT SO) EASY PIECES This panel will discuss the Mergers and acquisitions, Electronic Medical Records, Mandatory Compliance Programs, ICD-10, and HIPAA
Moderator:
David Ashburn, Greenberg Traurig, Tallahassee, FL

Panelists:
Amy E. Fouts, Chilivis, Cochran, Larkins & Bever LLP, Atlanta
Charlene L. McGinty, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Atlanta
Laura H. Roberts, HC Healthcare Consulting LLC & HBE
Advisors LLC, Atlanta
Matthew R. Grosvenor, CPA, Bennett Thrasher, Atlanta

11:55

LUNCH (Included in registration fee)
Affordable Care Act (ACA): Looking at Changes to Federal Enforcement
Jonathan Diesenhaus, Holland & Knight, Washington, DC
Gabe Imperato, Broad & Cassel, Fort Lauderdale, FL

12:45
DON’T SPIRAL OUT OF CONTROL: HOW TO EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS PROBLEMS THROUGH INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS
Moderator:
Joe D. Whitley

Panelists:
E. Bart Daniel, Law Office of E. Bart Daniel, Charleston, SC
Richard H. Deane, Jr., Jones Day, Atlanta
Bart M. Schwartz, Guidepost Solutions LLC, New York, NY
1:45
break
2:00
Investigative and trial tactics in Health Care Fraud Cases
Moderator:
Gabe Imperato

Panelists:
Glenn D. Baker, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Atlanta
Thomas Bever, Chilivis, Cochran, Larkins & Bever, LLP, Atlanta (Invited)
Mark Harless, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Atlanta
Derrick L. Jackson, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Atlanta
Stephen McClain, Deputy Chief, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Economic Crime Section, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta
3:30
ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN HEALTH CARE FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS AND CASES
Moderator:
Kirk Ogrosky, Arnold & Porter, Washington, DC

Panelists:
Lynn M. Adam, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta
Holly A. Pierson, Pierson Law LLC, Atlanta
Michael A. Sullivan, Finch & McCraine, LLP, Atlanta
4:30
ADJOURN