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The Affordable Care Act in 2012: Understanding the Changes
   LIVE Webcast  


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The Affordable Care Act aims to improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare in the country. However in doing so, it will affect nearly every organization in the industry from manufacturers to providers. With this new regulatory activity, a number of challenges await manufacturers and other healthcare professionals and providers in terms of proper compliance. What are the best practices to mitigate risks and errors?

The Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of key thought leaders and regulators to discuss the fundamentals and updates regarding this topic.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 114141
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for The Affordable Care Act in 2012: Understanding the Changes LIVE Webcast :

Agenda  (click here to view)

John R. Washlick, Member
Co-chair, Health Law Practice Group
Cozen O'Connor

Overview of expanded federal government enforcement initiatives under the ACA and increased statutory to investigate and exclude providers and vendors under Medicare/Medicaid programs. Topics to be covered include:

    • • Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Initiatives Under the ACA
    • • Stark Self-Reporting
    • • Compliance and Planning Considerations

Kathleen K. Hogan, Esq., Director of Corporate Compliance,
Community Care Physicians, P.C.

As an example of a state's aggressive enforcement efforts, the program will provide steps taken by the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General to implement the transparency and Medicaid program integrity provisions of the ACA. Topics to be covered include:

    • • NY State Enforcement Tools
    • • Provider Compliance Tools
    • • Compliance plans, self disclosures of overpayments, checking national and state excluded provider lists

Michael R. Callahan, Partner, Health Care Practice Group
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

  • - The provisions and goals of the ACA emphasize a shift which is taking place throughout the industry to base reimbursement not on volume but on value and quality outcomes. Program will provide an overview on various measures reflected in P4P programs, the quality metrics in the final ACO rules, Value Based Purchasing standards, never events and HACs.
  • - Additionally, the program will discuss how the federal government is investigating and prosecuting providers who fail to adopt and incorporate these measures into their practices and the types of preventative steps to take in order to reduce enforcement as well as professional liability risk.

Community Care Physicians, P.C.
Kathleen K. Hogan, Esq.
Director of Corporate Compliance
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Cozen O'Connor
John R. Washlick
Member Co-chair, Health Law Practice Group
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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Michael R. Callahan
Partner, Health Care Practice Group
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Who Should Attend?

- Health Care Manufacturers
- Health Care Providers
- Health Services Professionals
- Health Industry Advisors
- Health Care Law Attorneys
- Health Care Advisory Services Consultants
- Health Policy Directors
- Compliance Officers
- State Health Executives/Professionals
- Senior Corporate Management
- Other Related Professionals

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for health care professionals, manufacturers and providers to learn the fundamentals of the recent amendments to the Affordable Care Act and its likely significant impact on the healthcare industry.
- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

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The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.













The Affordable Care Act in 2012:
Understanding the Changes
LIVE Webcast

Event Sponsor:

As health care has evolved into one of the largest and most intensely regulated industries, Katten's Health Care Practice has grown in tandem to address all of the business and legal challenges confronting our clients. The integrated nature of our practice and industry teams allows us to provide timely, practical and strategic advice in virtually all areas of law affecting the health care industry - from mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, accountable care organizations and other sophisticated corporate and financial transactions to patient safety organizations, hospital-physician relations, regulatory compliance and tax matters. We are ideally situated to counsel our health care clients on the impact and opportunities of health care reform.

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 600 attorneys in locations across the United States and an affiliate in London. Clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services turn to us for counsel locally, nationally and internationally. Our core areas of practice are corporate, financial services, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, litigation, real estate, commercial finance, intellectual property and trusts and estates. We represent public and private companies in numerous industries, including a third of the Fortune 100, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals.

Speaker Firms:

Community Care Physicians, P.C.


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