Bass, Berry & Sims Attorney Danielle Sloane will speak at the AHLA Fraud and Compliance Conference in a session titled, “2019 Clinical Laboratory Enforcement and Regulatory Update.” This session will cover:

  • High-risk compliance areas for laboratories, including paying kickbacks for test orders, contract sales, unbundling, pass-through billing, and medical necessity
  • Recent cases and settlements involving clinical laboratories related to Stark, Anti-kickback and other billing violations and the implications of those cases for other laboratories
  • The Eliminating Kickbacks and Recovery Act (EKRA), where did it come from, and what do we do now?
  • How laboratories are handing the new law, particularly with respect to their marketing employees and contractors
  • What kinds of conduct is and is not permissible for labs?
  • Steps laboratories can take to mitigate risks and avoid mistakes others have made

The AHLA Fraud and Compliance forum will be held on September 25-27, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland.