Medicare Training Best Learnings

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  • 300 minutes
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     May 25, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
  •   08:00 AM - 01:00 PM ET
    05:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT

The session will provide an overview of the Federal Civil False Claims Act (FCA) and how it works. It will also show how to file a Complaint under the FCA, what is required and how violation of other federal laws can form the basis for an action under the Act. The Statute and the regulations only tell part of the story. Because of the Anti-Kickback Statute is so broad it what it proscribes, healthcare organizations, conducting what would be normal marketing activities in other industries, have run afoul of the statute on numerous occasions. Bloodborne Pathogens continue to present a significant risk to healthcare providers at every level. Find out which regulations apply to your practice and best practices for avoiding exposures.

The Nuts and Bolts of Filing a Whistleblower Lawsuit Under the False Claims Act

Join this session by expert speaker William Mack Copeland, where he will discuss proof, damages under the act and how the whistle-blower is rewarded for bringing a successful case. 

Session Highlights:

A review of the Federal

False Claims Act

  • Overview and history 

  • How it works

  • Proof requirements 

  • Pleading requirements and damages

  • How the fraud provisions of the Affordable Care Act are enhancing enforcement under the FCA.

  • How the FCA is being used as an enforcement tool by the federal enforcement authorities

  • Anti-Kickback Statute(AKS)

  • Stark Law 

  • A review of recent cases involving the False Claims Act showing what is needed to be a successful relater (the plaintiff in a whistle-blower action)

Bloodborne Pathogens Training: What You Need to Know

Join this session by expert speaker Marge McFarlane where the webinar will cover an overview of bloodborne pathogens, exposure risks, and requirements for prevention and reporting.

Session Highlights:

  • Definition of bloodborne pathogens

  • Engineering controls

  • Administrative and workplace controls

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Written Exposure Control Plan and exposure determination

  • Signage, laundry, and cleaning schedules

  • Regulated Medical Waste Disposal

  • Significant exposure and follow-up protocols

  • Vaccinations, titers, and declination forms

  • Record keeping and training requirements

Anti-Kickback, Stark, Fraud and Marketing - Where Are the Landmines?

Join this session by expert speaker William Mack Copeland where he will discuss compliance plans and what they should address, as well as case studies. Finally, the program will discuss how marketing activities can trigger a violation of these laws.

Session Highlights:

  • Federal False Claims Act

  • Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

  • Federal Anti-Referral Law (Stark I & II)

  • Introduction to basic compliance as an effective tool

  • Case study about an organization and how their marketing efforts exposed the organization to vulnerabilities

Marketing to Medicare or Medicaid Beneficiaries - What YouCan and Cannot Do?

Join this session with our expert William Mack Copeland where he will provide the attendee with an understanding of the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and its broad reach. It will give the attendees the tools necessary to protect themselves and their organizations from federal and state enforcement efforts under the Statute.

Session Highlights:-

  • A brief review of the Anti-Kickback Statute, what it is and what is prohibited.

  • A brief review of the safe harbors that relate to marketing activities.

  • A review of the OIG advisory opinions as they relate to marketing.

  • A review of OIG compliance guidance as it relates to marketing.

  • An overview of case law relating to marketing activities.

  • Strategies that should be taken to preclude liability.

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it at your convenience.

Healthcare Speakers

Healthcare Speakers

William Mack Copeland

William Mack Copeland, MS, JD, PhD, LFACHE, practices health care law in Cincinnati at the firm of Copeland Law, LLC. He is also president of Executive & Managerial Development Group, a consulting entity providing compliance and other fraud and abuse related services. A graduate of Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Bill is a frequent author and speaker on health law topics. Copeland is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, American, Ohio and Cincinnati Bar Associations and is a life fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. A former hospital chief executive officer, he was awarded the American College of Health Care Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award in 2007.

Marge McFarlane 

Marge McFarlane, PhD, MT (ASCP), CHFM, CJCP, CHSP, HEM, MEP, brings over 40 years of comprehensive experience in the environment of care, life safety, emergency management and infection prevention for construction. McFarlane has authored handbooks on the GHS update to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard and OSHA training for Medical Facilities. She is a frequent presenter for seminars, regional conferences, and audio conferences on OSHA topics, infection prevention, hazardous materials/RCRA waste streams and emergency management. She is currently working with healthcare systems and clinics nationally to identify and mitigate risks in the physical environment. 

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