HIPAA Compliance, Audits & Aggressive Enforcement
Date – March 28, 2017
Time – 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST
Presenters – Brian E. Dickerson and Nicole H. Waid
About the Session: This webinar will discuss how healthcare providers need to be prepared for the recent schemes utilized to steal protected health information and the best safeguards to implement to provide the necessary protection and to comply with HIPAA. The presenters will discuss the recent investigations into these data theft schemes, the recent enforcement settlements, whether your current polices are enough to address the newest piracy and what audits should the practice be implementing to assure the practice is not a victim to these data thieves
About the Presenters: Mr. Dickerson focuses his practice on complex litigation and regulatory matters defending pharmacy and healthcare clients against government actions, administrative proceedings and parallel civil and criminal proceedings. He litigates complex healthcare fraud cases, including anti-kickback, stark law and false claims cases throughout the U.S. related to Tricare, Department of Labor, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as pharmacy billing, pharmacy benefits manager disputes, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters. He regularly conducts internal investigations to identify areas of risk and insure compliance. He provides counsel on developing and implementing compliance programs for companies and their global operations.
Nicole focuses her practice on white-collar litigation, healthcare regulatory matters, compliance assessments, and data privacy issues. Nicole conducts internal investigations of companies when fraud is suspected, conducts risk assessments of corporate high-risk areas, and investigates data breach incidents. She represents companies under civil and criminal investigation by the Department of Justice, as well as financial investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Nicole regularly represents clients in complex litigation, including allegations of violations of the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In addition, she assists companies with due diligence requirements regarding third party vendors, financial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.
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