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Terry Hisey, Vice Chairman and U.S. Life Sciences Leader, Deloitte LLP, to Speak at KC’s PPACA Impact and Opportunities for the Life Sciences Industry Explored

New York, NY, February 27, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory-focused webcasts, has announced today that Terry Hisey, Vice Chairman and U.S. Life Sciences Leader, Deloitte LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled “PPACA Impact and Opportunities for the Life Sciences Industry Explored.” This event is scheduled for April 8, 2013 from 12:00pm- 2:00pm (ET).

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About Terry Hisey

R.T. (Terry) Hisey is the Vice Chairman and U.S. Life Sciences Leader for Deloitte LLP. In this role, Terry leads the firm’s service efforts in the areas of audit, tax, strategy, performance improvement and technology consulting to assist clients in achieving sustainable competitive advantage through strategic change. His Life Sciences experience spans the entire value chain including drug discovery & development, commercial operations, production & distribution, and regulatory compliance. As Chairman of the Life Sciences Advisory Board for Deloitte Research and Steering Committee member for the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, Terry guides thought leadership and advises clients on transformative opportunities in the industry including comparative effectiveness, informatics, social media and globalization. In addition to his client work, Terry is a noted industry authority, frequent speaker, a Strategy Advisor to Pharmaceutical Executive Magazine, and guest lecturer at several schools including the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of California at Berkeley. Terry is also a member of several industry associations and advisory boards.

About Deloitte LLP

The multidisciplinary strengths of Deloitte’s Life Sciences practice offer the comprehensive resources necessary to address the wide range of transformative issues affecting early-stage, emerging and established life sciences companies. From inception and incorporation, to an initial public offering or a new global product launch, our people have the experience that life sciences companies require to address the unique needs of their expanding business around the world.

Event Synopsis:

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to upheld PPACA in August 2012, the year ahead opens new challenges and opportunities for the life sciences industry. Some of the factors that will directly impact the industry include taxes, rebates, and transparency requirements along with recent regulatory approvals. Life sciences companies must have a complete understanding of how to effectively thrive through the challenges and how to take advantage of the opportunities to minimize the potential pitfalls PPACA can bring to their bottom line.

In a two-hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders assembled by the Knowledge Group will discuss the significant issues in the mix including:

- Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA)
- Medical Device Tax
- Sunshine Act
- Role of PCORI and IPAB
- Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model
- Best Practices
- And a lot more!

Speakers will offer in-depth analysis of the topics mentioned above and the audience will have a chance to ask the speakers live!

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