9th Annual "J. Barrett Benton" Health Law Section CLE

The LSBA Health Law Section will be hosting the 9th Annual "J. Barrett Benton" Health Law Section CLE program on December 7, 2018 at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel.  The panel of speakers includes nationally known healthcare practitioners presenting on relevant topics including recent healthcare fraud and abuse trends, legal and ethical issues in informed consent, legal issues in retail medicine and physicians/payer combinations. Breakfast and lunch are included.


8:30 a.m.                  Registration
8:50 a.m.                  Opening remarks – Jacob Simpson, Chair Health Law Section
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.      Here Come the Feds:  The Basics of Civil and Criminal Health Car
                                Fraud Investigations
                                Catherine Maraist, Esq. - Breazeal, Sachse & Wilson, Baton Rouge

10:10 - 11:10 a.m.    Healthcare Comes to Main Street:  Understanding the Legal Issues
                                Presented by Retail Medicine  
                                Michael F. Schaff, Esq. - Wilentz, Oldman & Spitzer P.A., Woodbridge NJ
                                Peter Pavarini, Esq. - Squire Patton Boggs, Columbus, OH

11:30 - 12:20 p.m.    Physican & Payer Combinations:  What's the Prognosis?
                                Sidney Welch, Esq. - Atlanta, GA

12:20 - 1:20 p.m.      Lunch on Premises - Hyatt Centric

1:20 - 2:20 p.m.        Legal and Ethical Quandaries of Informed Consent
                                Joseph A. Procaccino, Jr., J.D., M.F.S. - Legal Advisor, Department of
                                Defense (DOD) Medical Ethics Center and Adjunct Professor,
                                Uniformed Services for the Health Sciences (USUHS)

2:20 - 3:20 p.m.        Complance Update:  CMS and OIG RFIs; 60-Day Rule Takes a Hit;
                                and Is Congress Ready to Act?

                                Donald R. Romano, Esq. - Foley & Lardner, Washington, D.C.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.        Patnerships Between In-house and Outside Counsel
                                Jolee Bollinger, Esq. - General Counsel and Corporate Integrity Officer,
                                Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
                                Jody Martin, Esq. - Chief Legal Officer, LCMC Health

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.        Recent Development in Healthcare Law - Panel Discussion

This CLE has been approved from 6.5 hours of CLE, including 1 hour Ethics
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