New York, NY, May 18, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that David L. Kirman, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Standardizing Sunshine Act Reporting Requirements: What You Need to Know Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for August 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST.
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About David L. Kirman
David Kirman is a trial lawyer who draws on his experience as a former federal prosecutor to represent clients in government investigations, prosecutions, and business disputes. With extensive experience in healthcare, David represents clients in civil and criminal trials, white collar criminal defense, False Claims Act cases, business litigation, and internal investigations. In addition to understanding the complex regulatory and compliance issues unique to healthcare, David focuses his practice on clients in the financial services and defense industries.
About O'Melveny & Myers LLP
For more than 130 years, O’Melveny & Myers LLP has helped clients succeed in adapting to the ups and downs of countless business cycles. That commitment remains as strong today as ever. Approximately 700 lawyers across Asia, Europe, and the United States help clients develop legal strategies that take the full measure of their global risks and opportunities into account. Whether a cross-border merger requires US, UK, and Chinese tax advice, or a multijurisdictional dispute involves tracking down witnesses and documents in different countries and languages, O’Melveny’s worldwide reach maximizes strategic advantage and efficiencies for our clients. As businesses, governments, and individuals face new facts and unfamiliar developments, O’Melveny is dedicated to providing innovative counseling that delivers practical results. Our pledge to our clients’ success reflects the firm’s guiding principles - excellence, leadership, and citizenship.
The Sunshine Act, passed under a healthcare reform bill in March 2010, requires manufacturers of drugs and medical devices to report definite payments and items of value given to the physicians and teaching hospitals, to improve financial transparency between physicians and the industry. This year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated the Open Payments data and included updates from disputes and other data corrections. This update will be done at least once a year and would affect all types of payments or transfers of value to physicians, teaching hospitals, and physician ownership and investment interests.
In a two-hour live Webcast, a notable panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates of the reporting requirements for the standardized Sunshine Act. Speakers will also offer their expert thoughts and opinions with regard to this significant topic.
Key topics include:
· Purpose of Sunshine Act
· Standardizing Sunshine Act
· Reporting Requirements under the Standardized Sunshine Act
· Regulatory Compliance
· Exclusions to the Sunshine Act
· Penalties for Non-Compliance
· Medicare Physician Quality and Value Programs
· Recent Developments
· How the data is being used?
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group, LLC 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 for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/