What Lab Leaders Need to Know to Prepare for 2020:  Bracing for Aggressive Payor Audits,  Rigid Enforcement of Fraud and Abuse Laws, and More

Dark Daily Webinar – Wednesday, November 20  (1 PM EST)

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Commercial and government payors continue to advance programs and policies that impact laboratory operations and financials. If your lab is to effectively adjust to new approaches, it’s crucial that you are informed on the latest trends!

In fact, every clinical and pathology lab must be prepared for rigorous payor audits in 2020—and beyond—as this direction will undoubtedly continue. Additionally, government enforcement of fraud and abuse laws is now at an all time high.

This 90-minute webinar, including an interactive Q&A session, will help you protect your laboratory from unnecessary risk, and position it to drive value and enjoy continued success!

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Attend this program,
 and our speakers will guide you through these (and more!) updates and strategies:

  • Understand upcoming changes in the laboratory audit and regulatory environment
  • Learn best practices to mitigate your lab’s business risk
  • Prepare your laboratory to appropriately respond to, or potentially avoid, payer investigations and audits
  • Recognize and proactively address compliance risks in your lab’s day-to-day operations
  • Get up-to-the-minute information on enforcement trends and ways in which these trends may change in 2020

Who should attend?

  • Billing and Finance Executives
  • Laboratory Leadership
  • Compliance Officers
  • VP/Directors – Revenue Cycle
  • Billing and Coding Administrators

As a laboratory leader, it’s imperative that you be familiar with the most recent legal trends, and while the landscape is challenging, the environment does afford your lab opportunities.  This session will guide you on implementing best practices when preparing for payor audits, gathering valuable insights regarding the latest in fraud and abuse laws, refining your lab’s out-of-network billing practices, and much more!

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Our expert speakers:

Elizabeth A. Sullivan, Esq.
Member, Co-Chair National Healthcare Practice Group
McDonald Hopkins, LLC
Cleveland, OH
 

Courtney G. Tito, Esq.
Member
McDonald Hopkins, LLC
Cleveland, OH

Your registration includes:

  • A site license to attend the webinar. Invite as many members of your team as you would like!
  • A full transcript emailed to you soon after the conference
  • The opportunity to pose specific questions, and connect directly with the speakers during the audience Q&A session
  • Register Now! Or for more information, call us at 512-264-7103.

THE DARK REPORT WEBINAR AT A GLANCE

DATE:                       Wednesday, November 20th
TIME:                        1 PM EST; Noon CST; 10 AM PST
PLACE:                     Your computer and/or speakerphone
COST:                        $195 per site (unlimited attendance per site)
TO REGISTER:         Click here or call 512-264-7103


Speakers:

Jerry Hussong

Elizabeth A. Sullivan, Esq.
Member, Co-Chair National Healthcare Practice Group
McDonald Hopkins, LLC
Cleveland, OH

Elizabeth Sullivan began her legal career in the Healthcare Practice group at McDonald Hopkins and later served as an attorney in the legal department at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation before returning to McDonald Hopkins as a member. She has experience providing regulatory, licensing, compliance, reimbursement, contractual, and corporate guidance to clients, and has advised clients on state professional licensure laws, CLIA standards, state laboratory laws, government and private payor reimbursement policies and billing rules, federal and state fraud and abuse rules and regulations, state telehealth laws, and HIPAA rules and regulations. Liz is also experienced in reviewing and negotiating relevant contractual and legal documentation in connection with contemplated business arrangements. She earned a J.D. and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Health Law from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, an M.A. in Bioethics and a B.A., cum laude, in Political Science from Case Western Reserve University.
Paul N. Fiedler, MD

Courtney G. Tito, Esq.
Member
McDonald Hopkins, LLC
Cleveland, OH

Courtney Tito practices in McDonald Hopkins’ Health Law group in the West Palm Beach office. She counsels and represents clients in the health law industry, including federal and private payor audits and disputes, reimbursement, contract, corporate, enrollment revocations, payment suspensions, internal investigations, compliance and regulatory matters, and in responding to federal subpoenas and civil investigative demands. She advises clients in both federal and state matters. Ms. Tito has counseled clients on regulatory, licensing, compliance, reimbursement, corporate, CLIA standards, state and federal fraud and abuse rules and regulations and telehealth matters. She has also advised clients regarding direct to consumer issues.