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Webinar
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Risk Assessments: Critical Role of Assessing & Managing Risk in Today’s Enforcement and Compliance Environment

This webinar focuses on the critical importance of risk mitigation programs based on recent regulatory, compliance and enforcement developments. Specifically, we will explore important developments that demonstrate the enforcement community’s intensified focus on risk assessments and risk mitigation efforts in the context of ongoing investigations and other analyses.  An overview of potential approaches and related considerations will also be presented so that attendees can more effectively assess their risk mitigation programs in terms of approach, structure, breadth and implementation.  We will also explore potential pitfalls and approaches to avoid. 

Learning Objectives:

  • You will learn best practices for risk analysis and for developing a risk mitigation plan at your facility
  • You will learn what the most significant focus and effort by the enforcement community for assessing and mitigating healthcare compliance risk
  • You will also learn how to assess your risk mitigation programs in terms of approach, structure, breadth and implementation and pitfalls

SPEAKERS

Sara Kay Wheeler, JD, focuses on healthcare and health law, and is a partner in the Healthcare practice of King and Spalding in Atlanta, GA. Sara Kay advises clients on a range of healthcare-related compliance and regulatory matters, and also defends healthcare providers in enforcement investigations. In addition, she works with King and Spaulding’s Government and Internal Investigations practice to defend healthcare providers being investigated by federal and state enforcement entities. Sara Kay currently serves as Immediate Past President of the Health Care Compliance Association/Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (HCCA/SCCE) Board of Directors and is a member of the HCCA/SCCE Executive Committee. Certified in Healthcare Compliance, Sara Kay has authored numerous publications in the healthcare trade press and regularly speaks on a wide variety of industry topics.

Lauren Slive Gennett is an associate in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office and is a member of the firm’s Healthcare practice. Lauren’s practice focuses on the representation of healthcare clients in litigation, internal investigations, government investigations and regulatory matters. Lauren advises healthcare providers on how to prepare for and respond to audits conducted by government contractors, including recovery audit contractors (RACs), Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) and zone program integrity contractors (ZPICs). She also assists with the development of Medicare and Medicaid appeal strategies for providers. Lauren earned her J.D., with honors, from the Emory University School of Law.

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