Speeches Part 4

"Billing Coding and Compliance," Society for Pain Practice Management (July 19, 2007 - July 21, 2007).

"Compliance Program Challenges & Opportunities" (panel member), Health Care Compliance Association (June 15, 2007).

"Fraud and Abuse Compliance Issues," United Communications Group Physicians National Summit (September 14, 2006 - September 16, 2006).

"Key Legal Compliance Issues Facing Skilled Nursing Facilities," Healthcare Association of Michigan (HCAM) (September 2006).

"How to Keep your DME Relationships Problem-Free," United Communications Group (September 2006).

"Healthcare Legal Issues that Impact Radiology Practices," American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (August 2006).

"The New Medicare Appeals Process," Associated Professional Sleep Societies (June 2006).

"The New Medicare Appeals Process and Strategies for Successful Appeals," American Bar Association Health Law Section (June 2006).

"The New Medicare Appeals Process and Strategies for Successful Appeals," Michigan Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (May 2006).

"Out of Network Billing - What Your ASC Needs to Know," Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association (FASA) (May 2006).

"The New Medicare Appeals Process," Michigan Podiatric Association (May 2006).

"The New Medicare Appeals Process and Strategic Approaches to Medicare Audits," American Health Lawyers Association Annual Physicians and Physicians Organizations Law Institute (February 8, 2006-February 9, 2006).

"State Laws and Regulations (Current Trends & Implications to AMCs)" (panel member), NC NICA 3rd Academic Medical Center Conference (September 2005).

"Medicare Appeals, Exclusive Contracts, Compliance, Legal Risks of Facility Ownership, Society for Pain Practice Management" (September 2005).

"Top Five Clauses to Watch Out for in Private Payer Contracts," Decision Health's Private Payer Contract Solutions Conference (July 2005).

"Operationalizing HIPAA Privacy and Security," Society for Pain Practice Management (July 2005).

"The Basics of Stark Law and the Federal Anti-kickback Statute," Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (April 29, 2005).

"The Basics of Stark Law and the Federal Anti-kickback Statute," American Bar Association, Center for Continuing Legal Education (March 31, 2005).

"Understanding the Basics of HIPAA," ICLE 11th Annual Health Law Institute (March 2005).

"HIPAA Update", American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting (January 10, 2005).

"Stark II and Fraud and Abuse: Basic Business Considerations and Recent Developments," Healthcare Conference through the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (January 4, 2005).

"HIPAA Security: How to Effectively Work With Attorneys and Consultants," Tenth National HIPAA Summit (January 4, 2005).

"Operationalizing HIPAA Privacy and Security," Society for Pain Practice Management (2005).

"Understanding the Basics of HIPAA," ICLE 11th Annual Health Law Institute (2005).

"HIPAA Security," Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association (FASA) (May 5, 2004).

"HIPAA Security Basics: Collaboration Between Attorneys and Consultants," Ninth National HIPAA Summit (January 11, 2004).

"HIPAA Security Workshop for ASCs," Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association's 2004 Annual Meeting (January 5, 2004).

"Compliance with Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Laws", Healthcare Conference through the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (January 4, 2004).

"HIPAA," United Communications Group, Las Vegas (December 4, 2003 - December 5, 2003).

"HIPAA," United Communications Group, Washington, D.C. (October 1, 2003 - October 3, 2003).

"HIPAA," American Bar Association and the American Medical Association Physical Law Conference, Chicago (June 2003).

"Practical Steps to HIPAA Compliance for Ambulatory Surgery Centers," Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association 2003 Annual Meeting (May 2003).

"HIPAA Privacy and Security," Medical Group Management Association, Montreal (May 19, 2003 - May 21, 2003).

"HIPAA," Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association, (Boston May 7, 2003 - May 9, 2003).

"HIPAA," American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, (Chicago May 2, 2003).

"HIPAA Compliance," AAA of MGMA, Montreal (April 28, 2003-April 30, 2003).

"Communicating with Patients with HIPAA in Mind," United Communications Group, Boston (April 11, 2003).

"HIPAA Compliance," Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Anesthesia Administration Assembly 2003 Conference (April 2003).

"HIPAA," United Communications Group, Chicago (March 21, 2003).

"HIPAA Compliance," American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, Las Vegas (February 7, 2003).

"Anesthesia Billing Compliance," United Communications Group (January 23, 2003 - January 24, 2003).

"Practical Steps to HIPAA Compliance for Ambulatory Surgery Centers," Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association 2003 Annual Meeting (2003).

"HIPAA Compliance," Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Anesthesia Administration Assembly 2003 Conference in Montreal, Canada (2003).

"HIPAA Compliance," American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), Las Vegas (July 24, 2002).

"Practical Steps to HIPAA Compliance for ASCs," Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association, Chicago (July 18, 2002- July 19, 2002).

"HIPAA," Michigan Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (June 30, 2002).

"HIPAA - Beyond the Basics," Lorman Education Services, Lansing and Detroit (June 18, 2002 - June 19, 2002).

"Managing the HIPAA Monster," sponsored by MOA and PPOM and co-sponsored by MPMA, Medical Network One, and Effective Practice Management, Inc., (May 2002 - June 2002).

"HIPAA," American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) (May 4, 2002).

"Anesthesia Compliance," Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Anesthesia Administration Assembly 2002 Conference (May 2002).

"Anesthesia Compliance," AAA of MGMA (May 2002).

"The Stark II Ban," Lorman Education Services March 19, 2002 and (April 30, 2002).

"HIPAA," United Communication Group's Pain Conference, Washington, D.C. (April 24, 2002 - April 25, 2002).

"HIPAA" Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association (FASA), Washington, D.C. (February 26, 2002).

"HIPAA for Pain Management Physicians," United Communications Group's Pain Conference, Arizona (January 30, 2002 - February 1, 2002).

"HIPAA Compliance," United Communications Group's Pain Conference, Arizona January 30, 2002 - (February 1, 2002).

"HIPAA - Administrative Simplification: A Practical Approach," Lansing, December 7, 2001 and Troy, (February 12, 2002).

"Explaining Compliance to Physician Clients", 10th Annual Michigan Health Law Conference Sponsored by ICLE, (January 4, 2004 3rd Annual Compliance Officer Summit, Las Vegas January 24 2002 - January 25, 2002).

"Anesthesia Compliance," Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Anesthesia Administration Assembly 2002 Conference (2002).

"HIPAA," 16th Annual Management and Leadership Conference sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Washington, D.C. (December 3, 2001 - December 5, 2001).

"Stark and Other Regulatory Concerns," 16th Annual Management and Leadership Conference sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Washington, D.C. (December 3, 2001 - December 5, 2001).

"HIPAA," Michigan Osteopathic Association's HIPAA Update and Educational Seminar, Lansing (November 17, 2001).

"HIPAA," Michigan Chapter, Radiology Business Management Association, Lansing (November 9, 2001).

"Stark and HIPAA," Radiology Business Management Association, Lansing (November 9, 2001).

"How to Boost Compliance in your Pain Practice," United Communication Group's Pain Conference Las Vegas, (October 22 2001 - October 23, 2001).

"Stark, HIPAA and Other Regulatory Concerns," 16th Annual Management and Leadership Conference sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Washington, D.C. (September 24, 2001).

"The recent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Regulations," the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) members of the Michigan Home Health Association (August 22, 2001).

"Documentation and Monitoring of a Compliance Program," United Communications Group's Compliance Training Program, Chicago (July 23 2001 - July 24, 2001).

"Compliance Programs for Physician Practices," The Second Compliance Strategies 2001 Conference, Washington, D.C. (June 20, 2001).

"Stark II Final Regulations," American Bar Association/American Medical Association Physician Legal Conference, Chicago (June 16, 2001).

"Practical Compliance for Billing Companies," Northeast Chapter of the Healthcare Billing and Management Association's Conference, Baltimore (June 15, 2001).

"Compliance and Regulatory Issues for Home Health Agencies," Michigan Home Health Agency Annual Conference, Traverse City (May 15, 2001).

"How to Boost Compliance in your Pain Practice"United Communications Group (April and January 2001).

"Compliance for Pain Management Physicians," United Communications Group (January 1, 2001 - April 1, 2001).

"The HIPAA Privacy Rule," United Communications Group's Pain Management Conference (April 2001).

"Creating a Compliance Program for Physician Group Practices," Medicare Compliance Alert's Compliance Strategies 2001 (March 16, 2001).

"HIPAA," Lorman Education Services' "Medicare, Medicaid and Other Payors: Enforcement and Compliance in Michigan" (March 6, 2001 - March 7, 2001).

"Medicare, Medicaid and Other Payors: Enforcement and Compliance in Michigan"along with an Assistant U.S. Attorney from the Western District of Michigan as well as representatives from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Wisconsin Physician Service, Lorman Education Services and the Medicare Carrier for Michigan (March 6, 2001 - March 7, 2001).

"Tailoring a Compliance Program for a Healthcare Organization," Medicare Compliance Alert's 2nd Annual Fraud & Abuse 101 seminar (February 16, 2001).

"Update on Stark II Final Regulations," Lorman Education Services (December 2000).

"Physician Compliance," The Michigan Chapter of the Health Care Compliance Association (November 2000).

"Physician Compliance"along with Assistant United States Attorney Jim Sheehan, American Society of Anesthesiologists' 2000 Annual Meeting (October 2000).

"Office of Inspector General Compliance Guidance for Physician Practices and an Update on Stark II in Michigan," seminar sponsored by Lorman Education Services (September 2000).

"Office of Inspector General Compliance Guidance for Physician Practices and an Update on Stark II in Michigan," Annual Meeting of the Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology Association (September 2000).

"Update on Stark II and the Office of Inspector General Compliance Guidance for Physician Practices in Michigan," Lorman Education Services (September 2000).

"Update on Stark II and the Office of Inspector General Compliance Guidance for Physician Practices in Michigan," Annual Meeting of the Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology Association (September 2000).

- September 2000 "Stark II Update and Compliance for Physician Practices," Midland County Medical Society, November 2000 and Bay County Medical Society, (September 2000 November 2000).

"Key Elements and Concerns of the OIG Draft Compliance Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices," (panel member) along with Kimberly Brandt of the Office of Inspector General, national teleconference sponsored by the American Bar Association (July 28, 2000).

"Compliance in Radiology Practices," Radiology Business Managers of Michigan (July 2000).

"The Recently Released Office of Inspector General Draft Compliance Program Guidance for Individual and Small Group Physician Practices," joint conference sponsored by the American Bar Association and American Medical Association (June 2000).

"Compliance Issues for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants," the 2000 Healthcare Conference (May 2000).

"Compliance Issues for Anesthesia and Pain Management Providers," the Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists (April 2000).

"Stark, Fraud and Abuse, and Compliance Issues," along with U.S. Assistant Attorney Generals from the Western District of Michigan and a State U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Lorman Education Services (March 2000).

"Compliance, Stark and Fraud and Abuse Issues," along with U.S. Assistant Attorney Generals from the Western District of Michigan and a State U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Lorman Education Services (March 2000).

"Podiatry Specific Compliance Issues," Michigan Podiatric Medical Association Southeastern Division Great Lakes Conference (March 2000).

"How to Boost Compliance in your Pain Practice", United Communications Group, (1999 - 2000).

"Fraud and Abuse Update: 1998/99", Medicare and Medicaid: Enforcement, Compliance and the Transition to Managed Care in Michigan, Lorman Education Services (1999 - 2000).

Development and Implementation of Compliance Programs for Anesthesia Practices, United Communications Group (November 1, 1999).

"Proposed Amendments to Stark and Federal Fraud and Abuse Laws contained in the Budget Bill," State Bar of Michigan, Health Law Section, Health Facilities Subcommittee.

"Stark I Regulations," State Bar of Michigan, Health law Section, Health Facilities Subcommittee.

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