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Brian G. Flood, Managing Director, KPMG LLP to Speak at KC’s Strategies to Deal with the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act Live Webcast


New York, NY, May 20, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Brian G. Flood, Managing Director, KPMG LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Strategies to Deal With the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act.” This event is scheduled for September 13, 2011 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET.

For further details, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2011_PPACA.html

Event Synopsis:

The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA or “Health Reform Bill”) has been the subject of significant legal and policy debate since it was enacted in April 2010. The legislation has been both hailed as an important victory in the battle to improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare in the United States, and challenged as unconstitutional and ineffective in reducing medical costs and otherwise incenting choice and value in medical care and services. Amidst this debate, legal and business strategies for dealing with the aspects of Health Reform that have been, or soon will be, implemented are often left in the background.

These strategies are critical for ensuring compliance and optimizing business performance as PPACA rolls out. No matter how the broader policy or legal debate resolves, entities affected by PPACA must consider the Act’s impact on reimbursement, cost protection, and other day-to-day operational issues.

About Brian Flood

Mr. Flood joined KPMG’s Forensic Practice as Managing Director in August, 2007 with more than 15 years experience in the industry. Prior to joining KPMG, he was the Inspector General for the Health and Human Services Commission, recruited and appointed by the Texas Governor, and served 2003-2007. In his previous position he annually oversaw 58 billion dollars in total assets, 17 billion in claims, thousands of beneficiaries, audits and investigations with an IG staff of over 500 that recovered or cost avoided approximately 3 billion dollars over a 4 year period. Prior to that position he was a criminal prosecutor, Division Chief and national instructor in trial and evidence issues.

Brian is on the board of directors for the Health Care Compliance Association; HCCA, the General Counsel Forum and past member of the board of directors for the Inspector General Association and the White Collar Crime Center.

Brian is an attorney and a certified Inspector General who carries the CHC, AHFI and CFS certifications as well.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG Corporate Finance is a leading financial adviser to the middle market, serving domestic and international clients. It offers a full suite of investment banking and advisory services. The firm has an extensive global network of 1,800 investment bankers working from 100 offices in 51 countries, allowing its access to counterparties worldwide.

For more information about Brian Flood and KPMG LLP please visit: http://www.kpmg.com/

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

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.

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