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Fraud and Compliance Forum 

Co-sponsored with the Health Care Compliance Association
September 30-October 2, 2012
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
Baltimore, MD
HealthCare Appraisers and KPMG have provided sponsorship in support of this program.

Program Description

This program is designed specifically for compliance officers and health attorneys who must advise their clients and institutions on the latest developments in fraud and abuse and compliance issues. Attendees will hear from leading private practitioners and representatives from the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, the Department of Justice, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Some topics of the in-depth breakout sessions include:

  • 50 Shades of Gray: Strategies for Hospital-Physician Alignment in the Light of Recent Developments 
  • CIAs – New Standards: What Enhanced Corporate Integrity Obligations Tell Us about OIG Expectations for Compliance Programs
  • Understanding the Advice of Counsel Defense in an Era of Increased Healthcare Fraud Enforcement
  • Compliance and Criminal and Civil Liability for Overpayments
  • Strategies for a Medical Necessity Case - From Investigation to Final Resolution
  • Exit Strategies for Voluntary Disclosures

View the brochure.

The program will begin at 1:00 pm on Sunday, September 30 and end at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, October 2.


The Fraud and Abuse Practice Group will hold a luncheon and presentation, sponsored by PYA, on October 1. 

Title: Emerging Trends in False Claims Act Enforcement

Panelists: Daniel Anderson, Deputy Director, Civil Division, US Department of Justice, Washington, DC, Paul Kaufman, Assistant US Attorney, EDNY, Chief, Civil Healthcare Fraud, Brooklyn, NY, Laura Laemmle-Weidenfeld (Moderator), Partner, Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, DC 

HCCA will hold a luncheon and presentation on October 2. 

Please note, there is an additional fee; pre-registration is required; space is limited.

Program Materials

We will not automatically be printing binders for everyone. All materials will be available on a website prior to the program and handed out on CD at the program. For those who still do want the binder they will be available for an additional fee; please order on the registration form.


Exhibitor space for this program is sold out.

CLE and Other Credit Information

AHLA and HCCA are in the process of applying for additional certification for continuing education credits. Please visit http://www.hcca-info.org/ for updates or contact the certification department for further information on ACHE, CCB, and Nursing Credits at ccb@hcca-info.org or (888) 580-8373. For more information on CLE and CPE credits, please contact AHLA at programs@healthlawyers.org. Please note that the continuing education credits listed may be subject to change.

MCLE/CLE: Participants will be given continuing education forms at the program. Forms must be completed and returned to AHLA staff to receive credit. AHLA is an approved sponsor of continuing legal education credits in most states. This seminar will be worth approximately 15.75 continuing education credits (including 1.0 ethics credit) based on a 60-minute hour and 18.9 credits (including 1.2 ethics credits) based on a 50-minute hour.

CPE: AHLA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: http://www.nasba.org/. This seminar will be worth approximately 18.0 CPE credits. This program is designed to be an update on developments in the area of fraud and compliance. There are no prerequisites or advanced preparations required to register for this group live program. Those seeking accounting credits should be familiar with the basic concepts of law and terminology associated with the area of fraud and compliance in order to obtain the full educational benefit of this program.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB): Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)®, Certified in Healthcare Compliance–Fellow (CHC-F), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC)®, Certified in Healthcare Research Compliance (CHRC)®, Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP)®, Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional–Fellow (CCEP-F), Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional–International (CCEP-I): CCB has awarded a maximum of 19.2 CEUs for these accreditations in the following subject areas: Application of Management Practices for the Compliance Professional; Application of Personal and Business Ethics in Compliance; Written Compliance Policies and Procedures; Designation of Compliance Officers and Committees; Compliance Training and Education; Communication and Reporting Mechanisms in Compliance Enforcement of Compliance Standards and Discipline; Auditing and Monitoring for Compliance; Response to Compliance Violations and Corrective Actions; HIPAA Privacy Implementation and/or Complying with Government Regulations. 

Nursing Credit: The Health Care Compliance Association is preapproved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12990, for a maximum of 19.2 contact hour(s). The following states will not accept CA Board of Nursing contact hours: Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Utah. Massachusetts and Mississippi nurses may submit CA Board of Nursing contact hours to their state board, but approval will depend on review by the board. Please contact the Accreditation Department at ccb@hcca-info.org with any questions you may have. Oncology Nurses who are certified by ONCC may request CA Nursing Credit (check box or indicate “Nursing” on the CEU form).

AHIMA: This program has been approved for 16 continuing education unit(s) for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

If you do not see information on your specific accreditation, please contact us at 952‑988‑0141 or 888‑580‑8373 as we would like the opportunity to offer it. Visit HCCA’s website, www.hcca-info.org/Events/EventInfo/sessionaltcd/003_AHLA12.aspx for up-to-date information.

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Hotel Information

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
202 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Reservations: (410) 547-1200 or (800) 535-1201

The Renaissance is sold out.

Alternative Hotel: 
Baltimore Hilton
401 W Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 573-8700 or 1-800-HILTONS
Online Reservations

The Hilton is located next to Camden Yards, which is a very short cab ride to the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel

Room Rate: $209 single/double occupancy
Hotel Cut-off: Friday, September 14
When making your reservation, a
sk for AHLA/HCCA Fraud and Compliance Program room block.

Travel Information

Official Travel Provider – ATC (Association Travel Concepts) 

Discounts and Services:

  • 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased more than 30 days prior to the meeting. Restrictions apply and not all classes of service apply for the 5% discount. (United Airlines, American Airlines).
  • Personalized services.
  • Low fare options.
  • Discounted meeting rates (Enterprise, Hertz)
  • Advanced seat assignment and special meal requests. Frequent flier program updates

The above discounts apply for travel September 27-October 5, 2012(IAD,BWI,DCA) Some restrictions may apply. *Service fees apply to ticketed reservations. You may also call your own agency or the vendors directly and refer to the ID numbers.


Cancellations must be received in writing by September 24, 2012. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the cancellation date. Registration fee, minus the $125 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program. If you wish to send a substitute, need more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies please call (202) 833-1100 prompt #5. Note that the registration fee is based on the AHLA/HCCA membership status of the individual who actually attends the program.


Related Resources


Full Brochure Inside


AHLA/HCCA Member: $955
AHLA/HCCA Group Member: $880
Non-Member: $1180

One Day Member: $415
One Day Non-Member: $515

Student: $150

Printed Course Materials: $65


The following companies will be exhibiting at this year's program: 

  • Affiliated Monitors
  • AllClear ID
  • Bloomberg BNA
  • Carnahan Group
  • Compliance 360
  • Executive Health Resources
  • Experian
  • FairWarning, Inc.
  • FTI Consulting
  • George Washington University
  • Health Care Compliance Strategies (HCCS)
  • HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.
  • Huron
  • iContracts, Inc.
  • ID Experts
  • Kinney Management
  • KPMG
  • MedeAnlaytics
  • MediTract, Inc.
  • Ntracts
  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting
  • PYA
  • Sinaiko Healthcare Consulting, Inc.
  • Tc3 Health, Inc.
  • Verisys Corporation
  • VMG Health
  • Wolters Kluwer Law & Business


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