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Agenda

​​​​​​​​​8:3​0 a.m.
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9:30 a.m.
Check-In and Breakfast (provided)

Please note that no food will be allowed in the main conference room.
Participants will pick up their food and eat in one of the other conference area classrooms.
9:30 a.m.
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9:45 a.m.
Welcome

  • Alice Setrini, Executive Director, JHLI, DePaul University
  • Jennifer Rosato Perea, Dean, College of Law, DePaul University
9:45 a.m.
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11:00 a.m.
Session 1: Preparing for the Worst: Creating a Compliance Crisis Management Plan

  • Michael Queroz, Vice President, Digital Public Communications Inc.

In this interactive session, crisis management consultant Michael Queroz will go through “pain points” for health care compliance professionals, such as allegations of fraud and abuse, malpractice, and cybersecurity breaches, and he will share communication planning strategies on how to be prepared for the worst case scenario in those situations, to never be caught off guard. 

11:00 a.m.
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12:30 p.m.
Session 2: Messaging to Rebuild Trust When Things Go Awry

  • Natalie Bauer Luce, Executive Vice President, Culloton + Bauer Luce

Media relations strategist Natalie Bauer Luce will tackle how to leverage the media to rebuild trust in your organization after you have successfully engaged in your crisis management communications plan. Ms. Bauer Luce has extensive experience at the intersection of government, law, politics and business.

12:30 p.m.
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1:30 p.m.
Lunch (provided)

Please note that no food will be allowed in the main conference room. Participants will pick up their food and eat in one of the other conference area classrooms.

1:30 p.m.
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2:45 p.m.
 
Session 3: Compliance Professionals and Managing the Risks: False Claims Act, Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute

  • Featured Speaker: Gabriel Imperato, Managing Partner, Nelson Mullins

Compliance expert Gabriel Imperato will discuss the ins and outs of how the False Claims Act intersects with compliance issues in hospital and physician compensation, and what are the best practices to avoid challenges with the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute.

2:45 p.m.
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3:00 p.m. 
Break
3:00 p.m.
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4:30 p.m.
Session 4: Regulatory Hot Topics
    "Presenters:"
  • Brian Annulis, Chief Compliance Officer, Fast Pace Health 
  • Ethan Rii, Partner, Health Care Group, Ice Miller
  • Taryn Stone, Partner, Health Care Group, Ice Miller
Moderator:
*Melissa Mitchell, ​Compliance and Privacy Lead, Amazon Care

This round table session will discuss the up and coming regulatory issues that every compliance professional should be aware of, including the long-term implications of COVID-19 on the regulatory landscape, telehealth in a post-pandemic world, cybersecurity, and the compliance implications of implementation of CARES Act funding. Our expert panelists will discuss these and other hot topics, and they will open the floor to questions from the audience.

4:30 p.m. 
Symposium Ends