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Compliance Accountability: Lessons Learned from Implementing Corporate Integrity Agreements

Webinar Date/Time: April 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST

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Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs) are among the most important means used by the OIG for promoting healthcare compliance. Recent CIAs also provide an up-to-date perspective on the OIG’s priorities and concerns in a particular sector.

Join compliance and CIA experts Thomas Herrmann, JD, former Chief of the Litigation Branch for the OIG and Appellate Judge for the Medicare Appeals, along with Carrie Kusserow, MBA, CHC, CHPC, CCEP, who has 15 years experience as a compliance officer and consultant to gain insights into the effective oversight and operational controls gleaned from implementing CIAs.

Who Should Attend?

  • Board members
  • Executives
  • Compliance professionals

Featured Speakers:

Thomas Herrmann, JD

Mr. Herrmann has over 30 years of legal experience with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  He served as an Administrative Appeals Judge on the Medicare Appeals Council, acted as the Director of the OIG’s Office of External Affairs, and chaired a DHHS Task Force on Managed Care Issues.

At Strategic Management, Tom Herrmann addresses compliance and regulatory/legal issues for a number of health care companies and professionals.  He frequently assists clients in meeting the compliance requirements of Corporate Integrity Agreements, and acts as an Independent Review Organization for health care entities and practitioners that have entered into a CIA with the OIG.

Carrie Kusserow, MBA, CHC, CHPC, CCEP

Ms. Kusserow is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC). She has over 15 years of experience in health care compliance, with expertise in False Claims, Anti-Kickback regulations, Stark Laws, HIPAA Privacy and Security, Fraud, Waste and Abuse, and Medicare Marketing regulations. She specializes in compliance advisory services including corporate compliance program development and implementation, evaluation of compliance program effectiveness, compliance risk assessments, policy and procedure development, investigations, and hotline operations and issue management.