Virtual National Institute on Health Care Fraud Agenda

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | Day 1

12:10-1:40 PM | Review of Health Care Fraud & Compliance

This session will review enforcement and compliance developments during the tenure of Daniel Levinson as the Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The discussion will focus on enforcement actions and accomplishments, but also the OIG’s leadership in promoting compliance for healthcare organizations. This presentation will begin a discussion, which will be continued at the Annual Healthcare Fraud Institute at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 10-12, 2021.

Speakers: Gabriel Imperato, Daniel R. Levinson

2:00-3:30 PM | False Claims Act Development

This panel will discuss important False Claim Act legal developments, current litigation and settlements.

Speakers: Jack Boese, Jonathan Diesenhaus, Kevin Lownds, Tejinder Singh, Jamie Yavelberg

Wednesday, November 11, 2020| Day 2

12:10-1:40 PM | Criminal, Civil, and Administrative Enforcement in Kickback Cases

This panel will review recent developments in the prosecution of violations of the Anti-Kickback statute in criminal, civil and administrative proceedings.

Speakers: Katherine Lauer, Jennifer Leonardis, Allan Medina, Susan Winkler

2:00-3:30 PM | Enforcement and Compliance in Telehealth

This presentation will address the expanding practice and basis for telehealth services under Federal health programs and private health plans and what the future may look like for these services. The speakers will also address telehealth business models which have been the basis for criminal and civil liability for promoters and participants.

Speakers: Douglas Brasher, Julian Rivera

Wednesday, November 18, 2020| Day 3

12:10-1:40 PM | Federal and State Enforcement During COVID-19

This presentation will examine the enforcement efforts for combating the nationwide Covid-19 crises. The participants will discuss strategies, goals, and the forecast for future progress.

Speakers: Michael Clark, David Lazarus, Ashlee McFarlane, Christian J. Shrank, Toby Unger

2:00-3:30 PM | Fraud and Abuse in Nursing Homes

The panelists will discuss hot topics in nursing home fraud and patient abuse cases. Topics covered in this interactive panel discussion will include criminal investigations and prosecutions in cases involving allegations of patient abuse; investigations and False Claims Act cases involving allegations of substandard care; and, criminal and civil cases involving allegations of financial fraud and false claims by nursing home providers.

Speakers: Thomas H. Barnard, Jennifer Euler