8:25 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:55 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 Transactions in the Health Care Industry
Gina L. Bertolini, K&L Gates, Research Triangle Park
Don Esposito, Quorum Health, Nashville
Joesph "Joe" M. Kahn, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC, Morrisville
Learn as experienced corporate attorneys and in-house legal executives provide a crash course on the nuts and bolts of health care transactions. These speakers offer rare insider knowledge of the unique aspects of deals in the health care sector.
10:10 Innovations and Hot Topics
Mackenzie D. Dickerman, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta
Antonia "Toni" A. Peck, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP, Research Triangle Park
Steven G. Pine, K&L Gates, Research Triangle Park
Discover the innovations and technologies revolutionizing the health care industry. Our experts break down the latest trends impacting the delivery of care, such as telemedicine, population health, digital health partnerships, value-based care, employee wellness and more.
11:20 Fraud and Abuse
Vonne M. Jacobs, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC, Morrisville
John H. Lawrence, K&L Gates, Research Triangle Park
Join the conversation with experienced regulatory attorneys as they unpack the federal health care landscape, focusing on the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act. Discover how these laws impact health care stakeholders in real time, explore common scenarios faced by health care attorneys, and consider the importance of compliance efforts in mitigating potential fraud and abuse risks.
12:20 Lunch Break
1:20 Privacy and Information Security‡
Allyson J. Labban, Associate General Counsel at WakeMed, Raleigh
David A. Senter Jr., Young Moore, Raleigh
Threats to the privacy and security of sensitive information remain one of the most significant risks to the health care industry. This panel breaks down these challenges and the applicable legal framework, including HIPAA, information blocking, relevant international authority, and other key laws and regulations designed to protect critical data. Cover the basics of these key rules, as well as common business practices such as the use of de-identified data and reliance on third-party vendors, and discuss counseling clients to minimize risk of liability and government enforcement in this corridor.
2:30 Health Care Litigation
Melanie M. Hamilton, Ott Cone & Redpath P.A., Greensboro
Elizabeth S. Hedrick, Fox Rothschild LLP, Raleigh
Learn the ins and outs of health care-specific dispute resolution pathways from a dynamic group of litigators with many years of experience managing payor disputes, antitrust reviews, IP contests and administrative law proceedings.
Galleria, North Carolina Bar Center | 3:30–5:00 PM
‡ Indicates portion providing Technology Training credit