New York, NY, October 06, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Maureen Testoni, General Counsel, Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective.” This event is scheduled for February 13, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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Under the 340B Drug Pricing Program, drug manufacturers are required to sell outpatient drugs at a reduced cost to federally-eligible health care facilities certified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The Knowledge Group is producing “The 340B Drug Pricing Program Explored: A 2013 Perspective Live Webcast,” to walk the audience through the latest updates of the drug pricing program. Our panel of key regulators and thought leaders will explore significant issues in the mix including:
- Fundamentals of 340B Drug Pricing Program
- 340B Policy Compliance and Enforcement
- Audits of Covered Entities
- Contract Pharmacy
- Inventory Management for 340B Program
- Medicaid Billing, Reimbursement, Duplicate Discounts and Shared Savings
- Possible Changes on 340B Drug Pricing Program Under a New Administration
- Best Practices in Indigent Care and Vulnerable Patient Populations
- Regulatory updates
About Maureen Testoni
Maureen Testoni is General Counsel of Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access (SNHPA), which represents hospitals and health systems enrolled in the 340B program. She oversees a team of attorneys that work to influence law and policy regarding the 340B program. Ms. Testoni also provides assistance to hospitals on 340B implementation and compliance matters as well as policy guidance.
Ms. Testoni has extensive experience in health care regulatory law and policy. While in private practice, Ms. Testoni represented hospitals and other providers regarding compliance with Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and fraud and abuse laws. Ms. Testoni also has extensive trade association experience, having spent five years with the American Psychological Association, most recently serving as Senior Director for Legal and Regulatory Affairs. In the area of health care policy, Ms. Testoni spent several years as a health care advisor on Capitol Hill, working for both Senator Max Baucus and Congressman Marty Russo.
Maureen Testoni is a member of the DC and Virginia bars. Ms. Testoni received her law degree from The George Washington University National Law Center, with honors, and her B.A. in public policy from the University of Chicago.
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.