"Health Law Enforcement Update," Jennifer L. Weaver, Sheila Sawyer, and Patricia O. Powers, Presenters at Breakfast Briefing


Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009

Continental Breakfast and Registration:  7:30 a.m.
Seminar:  8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Waller Lansden Conference Center
511 Union Street, Suite 2700
Nashville, TN  37219

Please join us at the Waller Lansden Conference Center on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009 for a discussion of current issues related to Health Law Enforcement.  This program will provide an update on enforcement initiatives and emerging enforcement trends affecting healthcare providers, insurers and pharmaceutical companies.  An experienced panel of presenters will explore governmental enforcement activity, highlight recent case law developments and provide practical tips and takeaways.

Who should attend?

  • General Counsel and In-house Attorneys at healthcare companies
  • Compliance Officers

What we will cover:

Federal enforcement initiatives related to:

  • Voluntary disclosure
  • Adverse events
  • Kickbacks

Recent False Claims Act developments:

  • The Allison Engine Supreme Court case and its application by lower courts
  • Developments in falsity, scienter, materiality elements and implied certification
  • Pending amendments to the federal False Claims Act and state initiatives

CMS enforcement initiatives:

  • Implementation and rollout of Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPIC)
  • Roll out of CMS Medicaid Auditors

Program Speakers:
Brian Flood, Managing Director, KPMG LLP, Austin, Tex.
Patsy Powers, Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville, Tenn
Sheila W. Sawyer, Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville, Tenn.
Jennifer L. Weaver, Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville, Tenn.

To register: Please RSVP to Aja Hendrix via email or by calling 615-850-8899.

Please note:
This seminar has been approved for two hours of general CLE credit with the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.