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September 11, 2009, Birmingham, Alabama

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Program Highlights:

•Recovery Audit Contractors

(RACs)

•Update on False Claims

•Legal Ethics of Protecting

Attorney-Client Privilege

•Stark Update

•Federal Health Care

Reform?F

al Health Care Reform?

•Alabama Update: Including

the Medicaid Fix

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Developments and

Trends in Health Care

Law 2009

Friday

September 11, 2009

Wynfrey Hotel

Birmingham, Alabama

6 CLE hours, including 1 hour of ethics

co-sponsored with the Healthcare Financial

Management Association and the Health Care

Law Section of the Alabama State Bar

Cumberland School of Law

CLE

800 Lakeshore Drive

Birmingham, AL 35229


Developments and Trends in Health Care Law 2009 About the Faculty

Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham on September 11, 2009

Program Chairperson–Susan D. Doughton

8:00 Registration

8:30 Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs):

Overview of Process and Appeals

Annette R. Drachman, Director, Legal Affairs,

Medical University Hospital Authority,

Charleston, SC

Kelly J. Shaw, MHA, RHIA, CCS

Compliance Manager, Medical University

Hospital Authority, Charleston, SC

10:00 Coffee Break

10:10 Update on False Claims

Kirk Ogrosky, Deputy Chief for the Health

Care Fraud Section, Criminal Division,

United States Department of Justice,

Washington, DC

10:40 Coffee Break

10:50 Legal Ethics of Protecting Attorney-Client

Privilege*

Kirk Ogrosky

11:50 Business Meeting Health Law Section ASB

12:10 Lunch sponsored by the Health Law Section

of the Alabama State Bar

1:00 Stark Update: Effect of the New Rules on

Physician/Hospital Alignment

Sanford V. Teplitzky, Ober, Kaler, Grimes

& Shriver, Baltimore, MD

2:15 Coffee Break

2:30 Federal Health Care Reform?

Professor Michael A. Morrisey, Director of

Lister Hill Center for Health Policy at UAB,

Birmingham, AL

Professor Leonard J. (Jack) Nelson, Professor

of Law, Cumberland School of Law,

Birmingham, AL

*approved for 1 ethics hour

3:30 Alabama Update: Including the Medicaid Fix

Gregg B. Everett, General Counsel and

Senior Vice President of the Alabama

Hospital Association, Montgomery, AL

Alva M. Lambert, Executive Director of the

State Health Planning and Development

Agency, Montgomery, AL

4:15 Adjourn

6 CLE

hours

1

ethics

hour

2009 Health Law Planning Committee

Susan D. Doughton–Seminar Chairperson, Dominick,

Fletcher, Yeilding, Wood & Lloyd, P.A.

Leigh Aufdemorte, RHIA–Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital,

Director of HIM, Compliance Officer and Compliance

Forum Co-Chairperson, Alabama Chapter of HFMA

Howard E. Bogard–Burr & Forman

Kim Bullock, CIA CICA CHC–Corporate Compliance

Officer, Children’s Health System and Compliance

Forum Co-Chairperson, Alabama Chapter of HFMA

Deane K. Corliss–Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Gregg B. Everett–General Counsel and Sr. Vice President,

Alabama Hospital Association and Of Counsel,

Kaufman Gilpin McKenzie Thomas Weiss, P.C.

Dana Gache’–Dempsey, Steed, Stewart, Ritchey & Gache’

David M. Hunt–Johnson Barton Proctor & Rose LLP

John T. Lanier–Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.

Colin H. Luke–Balch & Bingham, LLP

Prof. Leonard J. Nelson III–Cumberland School of Law,

Samford University

Lenora W. Pate–Sirote & Permutt, P.C.

Patricia J. Pritchett–General Counsel and Corporate

Secretary, University of Alabama Health Services

Foundation, P.C.

Sarah W. Ruffner–Legal Department, HealthSouth

Corporation

William B. Stewart–Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, L.L.C.

Janet Teer–General Counsel and Vice President for Legal

Services, DCH Health System

Susan D. Doughton is a shareholder in the firm of Dominick,

Fletcher, Yeilding, Wood & Lloyd, P.A. in Birmingham. She

represents a broad range of health care providers including

physician groups, hospitals and nursing homes. Ms. Doughton

also serves as Chief Legal Officer for St. Vincent’s Health System

in Birmingham. She is a member of the AHLA and the Health

Law Section of the Alabama State Bar and has participated as

a speaker in numerous health law seminars and programs.

Annette R. Drachman is the Director of Legal Affairs of the

Medical University Hospital Authority in Charleston, South

Carolina. As in-house counsel, Ms. Drachman focuses her

efforts on regulatory and compliance issues, contract management,

human resources issues, patient accounting issues, and

patient and family concerns during hospitalization. Prior to her

service with MUHA, she was in private practice where she

focused on ERISA litigation, corporate compliance issues, and

general litigation. In addition, she currently serves as an adjunct

profession of Health Law & Risk Management in the Masters of

Health Administration program at the Medical University of South

Carolina. Ms. Drachman has been an active member of the

Health Care Financial Management Association on the state and

regional levels and is a member of the American Health Lawyers

Association.

Gregg B. Everett is General Counsel and Senior Vice President

of the Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA) and Of Counsel to

Kaufman Gilpin McKenzie Thomas Weiss, P.C. Prior to working

for AlaHA, he served as General Counsel for Jackson Hospital.

Mr. Everett's professional memberships include the American

Hospital Association, the AHLA, the American Society of Law and

Medicine and Who' s Who in American Law.

Alva M. Lambert has served as Executive Director of the State

Health Planning and Development Agency [SHPDA] in

Montgomery since April 1998. Prior to his appointment to the

SHPDA, he served as a deputy district attorney and as executive

assistant to the Governor.

Michael A. Morrisey, Ph.D., is Director of the Lister Hill Center for

Health Policy and Professor in the Department of Health Care

Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama at

Birmingham. Dr. Morrisey is nationally known for his research

on employer-sponsored health insurance, hospital economics,

and the effects of regulation and legislation on health and health

care. He is the author of five books and over 150 papers

included the graduate textbook: Health Insurance. He is an

Adjunct Scholar with the American Enterprise Institute and a

Fellow of the Employee Benefits Research Institute. He holds a

Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington.

Leonard J. "Jack" Nelson is a Professor at Cumberland School of

Law at Samford University and a Scholar at the Lister Hill Center

for Health Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

School of Public Health. He was a law clerk to Chief Justice

Charles Stafford of the Supreme Court of Washington. He has

taught the following courses: Torts; Human Subject Research;

Medical Liability; Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Law; Public

Health Law; Bioethics and Law; and Comparative Health Law. He

is the author of numerous articles published in both law reviews

and peer reviewed journals. His book Diagnosis Critical: The

Urgent Threats Confronting Catholic Health Care was published

by OSV Press in June 2009. Professor Nelson received his B.A.

from the University of Washington, his J.D. from Gonzaga

University, and his LL.M. from Yale University.

Kirk Ogrosky is the Deputy Chief for the Health Care Fraud

Section, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice,

Washington, D.C. In this role, he coordinates DOJ criminal

matters with all U.S. Attorney’s Offices, the Federal Bureau of

Investigations and HHS-OIG. Prior to joining the Fraud Section,

he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Miami and was

Counsel with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &

Flom. Mr. Ogrosky’s experience in complex health care fraud

cases covers a wide range of areas including trials and

investigations involving violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute, the

False Claims Act, the Stark Law, and anti-money laundering

prohibitions. He has handled civil and criminal investigations of

hospitals, academic medical centers, managed care organizations,

pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, home health

agencies, durable medical equipment companies and physicians.

He has litigated civil qui tam cases including several DOJ national

initiatives. For his work prosecuting health care fraud, he was

awarded the Integrity Award by HHS-OIG and the Director's

Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Mr. Ogrosky serves as an instructor of criminal trial advocacy

and health care fraud matters for the DOJ Office of Legal

Education. He was listed by Nightingale's Healthcare News as

one of the Outstanding Young Healthcare Lawyers of 2005. He

began his legal career in health care matters as an Assistant

Attorney General in Kentucky where he represented the state

Medicaid agency in provider certification and payment dispute

litigation and handled a cy-près action involving the non-profit

assets of a Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance plan.

Kelly J. Shaw, MHA, RHIA, CCS is the Compliance Manager for

the Medical University Hospital Authority in Charleston, South

Carolina. Prior to joining the Compliance Office, Ms. Shaw

worked as a Financial Counselor as well as Manager of Health

Information Services for the Medical University. As Compliance

Manager, she and her team have successfully managed the

Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) appeals process during the

demonstration phase in South Carolina resulting in numerous

denials being overturned in the hospital's favor.

Sanford V. Teplitzky serves as chair of the Health Law Group at

Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver in Baltimore. His clients are

typically large health care companies and delivery networks, who

seek help with fraud and abuse problems and representation in

federal or state investigations. His experience in Medicare and

Medicaid reimbursement issues and policies includes representation

of clients before the U.S. Department of Health and Human

Services and in various U.S. district courts and courts of appeals.

He represents health care providers with respect to Medicare and

Medicaid fraud investigations and related matters. He also

represents professional and trade associations, negotiates with

state and federal authorities, and provides counsel with respect to

a broad range of legislative issues.From 1975-79, he served as

an attorney for the Office of the General Counsel of the

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (now the

Department of Health and Human Services) where he had

primary responsibility for developing policies and regulations to

implement the Medicare and Medicaid Anti Fraud and Abuse

Amendments of 1977.

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