LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire: September 23-25, 2007 Renaissance Harb…

LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire:

September 23-25, 2007
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD
HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers have provided sponsorship in support of this program.

Program Description
You won’t want to miss the 2007 Fraud and Compliance Forum 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. Kicking off on Sunday afternoon, the day will not only include a Fraud and Abuse Primer, Compliance 101, and Compliance 202, but additional sessions on advanced issues in compliance and fraud and abuse. Monday’s General Session will include presentations by Paul Fiorelli of Xavier University followed by a keynote address from Herbert J. Stern of New Jersey. US Attorney Alex Acosta of the Southern District of Florida will address the attendees during Tuesday’s General Session. Breakout sessions with a legal focus and a compliance focus will include presentations from leading private practitioners, compliance officers, academicians and representatives from the OIG, DOJ, and CMS on topics such as:
Corporate Responsibility and Healthcare Quality: A Resource for Healthcare Boards of Directors
Hot Topics in Life Sciences Law with Elizabeth Carder-Thompson
Auditing and Monitoring
Fraud and Abuse Issues in Joint Ventures
Building a Medicaid Compliance Program
Fraud and Abuse Primer

The Fraud and Abuse, Self-Referrals, and False Claims Practice Group luncheon, sponsored by HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. will be held on September 24. HCCA will host a luncheon on September 25. There is an additional fee, space is limited and pre-registration is required for both of these luncheons.

The program begins Sunday, September 23 at 2:00 pm Eastern and ends Tuesday, September 25 at 3:45 pm.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information
The following companies will be exhibiting at the program:
American Health Lawyers Association
Compliance 360
Global Compliance
Health Care Compliance Association
HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.
MediTract, Inc.
Vendormate, Inc.
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

If you are interested in information about exhibiting at this program, please view the Exhibitor Prospectus. For more information, contact Darin Dvorak at (888) 580-8373.

CLE Information
This program will be worth approximately 15.5 credits (including 1.0 ethics credit) for 60-minute states and approximately 18.6 credits (including 1.2 ethics credit) for 50-minute states. Participants will be given CLE Request forms at the program. Forms must be completed and returned to AHLA staff to receive credit. The sessions, unless otherwise designated, are intermediate to advanced in level. There are no prerequisites required to register for this program. This seminar will be worth approximately 18.0 CPE credits. 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. NASBA’s web site is located at

Hotel Information
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
202 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Reservations: (410) 547-1200

Room Rates: $209 single or double occupancy
Hotel cut-off date: September 5, 2007
Hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. When making reservations, please indicate that you are with the AHLA/HCCA; the room block may sell out prior to hotel cut-off date.

Travel Information
ASSOCIATION TRAVEL CONCEPTS (ATC) offers these cost saving options:
Airline Discounts

Up to 15% off the lowest available fare for tickets purchased more than 30 days (United). Restrictions apply.
5% off the lowest available fare for tickets purchased prior to the meeting (American Airlines).
ATC will also search for the lowest available fare on any airline.

Online Booking

Discount fares can be found using the AHLA Travel Center online booking engine. Go to our website and follow the Member Travel links.

Car Discounts

Discounted meeting rates (Avis & Enterprise).

Zone Fares

Region-to-region flat rates.

Make your reservation from one of the following options:

Email: [email protected]
Fax: (858) 362-3153

The above discounts apply for travel September 14-28, 2007. Some restrictions may apply. Service fees apply.

You may also call your own agency or the vendors directly and refer to the following I.D. numbers: United:
(800) 521-4041

American Airlines:
(800) 433-1790

(800) 593-0505

(800) 331-1600

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