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WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 — Officials from the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services, along with other industry experts, will discuss health care fraud compliance and enforcement developments and recent litigation during the American Bar Association’s 24th Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud from May 14-16 in San Francisco.
Benton Curtis, assistant chief in the Justice Department’s Criminal Fraud Section, will give the keynote speech at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 15. Joyce Branda, deputy assistant attorney general of the Commercial Litigation Branch of the DOJ’s Civil Division, will give the luncheon address at 12:30 p.m.
24th Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud
222 Mason St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Program highlights include:
“False Claims Act Developments” — Panelists, including Daniel R. Anderson, deputy director of the Commercial Litigation Branch of the DOJ’s Civil Division, will discuss important legal developments and current litigation and settlements in False Claims Act cases.
Thursday, May 15, 11 a.m.
Health Care Fraud Workshops — These sessions will cover topics such as managed care fraud, fraud and abuse in nursing homes, compliance practices and overpayment liability. Experts in these subjects will lead the discussions, with the goal of eliciting the views and knowledge of the panelists, many of whom have a vast amount of practical experience.
“Hospice and Home Health: Enforcement and Compliance” — In this program, Renee Brooker, assistant director of the Commercial Litigation Branch in the DOJ’s Civil Division, and other experts will address some of the most important current fraud and abuse and compliance issues.
Friday, May 16, 11:30 a.m.
A complete agenda can be found online.
This event is free for members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Emily Ortman at Emily.Ortman@americanbar.org.
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