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William Sarraille, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP to Speak at KC’s Event Healthcare Reform, Fraud, Abuse and Integrity Redefined Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 20, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that William Sarraille, Partner of Sidley Austin LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Healthcare Reform, Fraud, Abuse and Integrity Redefined Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for September 8, 2011 @ 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

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About William Sarraille

Bill Sarraille is a senior member of the Healthcare Practice group and a nationally-recognized lawyer in healthcare law. He also serves as a Global Coordinator for Healthcare in the Privacy, Data Security & Information Law Practice. Mr. Sarraille concentrates on a variety of healthcare matters, including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, coverage and coding, pharmaceutical price reporting, issues related to the marketing and promotion of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, internal investigations, clinical research issues, Stark and Anti-Kickback Law analyses, Medicare and Medicaid audits, healthcare acquisitions and due diligence, compliance program audits, managed care matters, healthcare contracts, administrative litigation, legislative matters, privacy and security, coverage for new devices and services, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, international compliance and healthcare contracting, the representation of witnesses and companies before Congressional Committees, and the defense of healthcare criminal and False Claims Act matters. Mr. Sarraille has defended clients in some of the largest healthcare fraud investigations brought by the U.S. Government.

Mr. Sarraille’s clients have included pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, device and equipment manufacturers, diagnostics manufacturers, academic medical centers, hospitals, health systems, faculty practice plans, durable medical equipment suppliers, healthcare consulting firms, ambulatory surgical centers, physician practice management companies, managed service organizations, managed care organizations, large physician group practices, imaging centers, financial institutions, contract research organizations, and a number of leading healthcare trade associations and professional societies.

Mr. Sarraille is recognized in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in both Healthcare Law and Administrative Law. He is also listed as a leader in the field of healthcare law in the 2010 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He was listed by Nightingale’s Healthcare News as one of ten “Outstanding Practice Lawyers for 2006.” He is on the editorial boards of fourteen publications, and is the co-author of four health care books on healthcare compliance, coding, clinical research, and reimbursement.

Mr. Sarraille served on the Regulatory Relief Committee for the American Hospital Association and served on the Compliance Advisory Committee for the Healthcare Financial Management Association as its Chairman. He is the recipient of three awards from healthcare associations for his work in educating providers on compliance issues. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Harry L. Hupp in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles following his graduation from Harvard Law School in 1989.

About Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world’s largest law firms. With approximately 1700 lawyers, Sidley Austin LLP provide a broad range of services to meet the needs of large and small businesses across a multitude of industries, financial institutions, governments and individuals.

The firm has a broad transactional practice. Their practice disciplines include corporate and securities, joint ventures and strategic commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securitization, intellectual property, funds and other pooled investments, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, bank and commercial lending, public finance, real estate, tax and employee benefits, as well as trusts and estates.

Sidley consistently ranks among the top global capital markets firms in the Thomson Reuters league tables, with strong showings as both issuer and underwriter counsel in major security type categories, including U.S. debt and equity and international, Asia Pacific and Australia bonds.

Sidley Austin LLP have a global footprint with offices in 17 cities: Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.

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Event Summary:

Since the enactment of the much debated Healthcare Reform Bill, companies have struggled with implementation and compliance issues.

In addition to a timely regulatory update, The Knowledge Group is producing a 2-hour Live webcast that will examine the most significant issues in the mix including:

- The impact of Healthcare Reform
- Updated provisions
- Insurance reforms
- Insurance coverage
- Subsidies
- Individual and employer mandate
- Challenges of fraud, abuse and integrity
- Financial and legal issues
- Taxes to be imposed

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

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