Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Anna Grizzle will participate in the International Performance Management Institute (IPMI) Healthcare Law & Compliance Institute. Anna’s session is titled, “Together or apart? The pros and cons of combining or separating compliance with legal.” The panelists represent organizations that have structured Compliance independent of Legal and organizations that have combined the two functions at some level. This session will explore the pros and cons of each structure from an administrative and substantive perspective, with panelists offering key first-hand insights and takeaways. Topics include:

  • Efficiency and availability of resources
  • Compliance function independence
  • The effect of independent vs. combined compliance functions on the risk of moral hazard
  • Recommendations regarding best practices for managing compliance when it is combined with legal

The Healthcare Law & Compliance Institute will be held March 4-6, 2018. Anna’s session will be held on Monday, March 5 from 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m. in Dallas, Texas.