We frequently speak and write on health care compliance, reimbursement, and other regulatory issues.

“Provider-Based Status: Recognizing Evolving Compliance Risks and Remembering the Fundamentals,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Oct. 5-7, 2016.

“Recognizing and Addressing EHR-Related Compliance Issues,” Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, Denver, CO, Jun. 26-29, 2016.

“Standing Orders, Ordered Protocols, and Standardized Order Sets,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 13-15, 2016.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” 2014 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Orlando, FL, Apr. 10-13, 2016.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” 2014 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Orlando, FL, Apr. 10-13, 2016.

“Evaluating Recent Regulatory Developments: Remembering the Fundamentals—It’s Where the Rubber Meets the Road,” Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, Austin, TX, Feb. 8-10, 2016.

“Recognizing and Addressing EHR–Related Compliance Challenges: Annotations to the Guide for Safe Selection and Use,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyer s Association, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 27- 29, 2015.

“Stark/Anti-kickback Fundamentals, AAPC Business Expo,” 2015 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Las Vegas, NV, Mar. 31, 2015.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” 2015 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Las Vegas, NV, Mar. 31, 2015.

“Standing Orders, Ordered Protocols, and Standardized Order Sets,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 25-27, 2015.

“Evolution of Clinical Documentation Requirements,” Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 2-4, 2015.

“Legal and Practical Considerations for Internal Payment Audits,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Oct. 6-7, 2014.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” 2014 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Nashville, TN, Apr. 13-16, 2014.

“Physician Orders,” Institute on Medicare And Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 26-28, 2014.

“Government Data Mining Approaches and Implications for Provider Billing and Compliance,” 2014 Regional Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Seattle, WA, Feb. 20-22, 2014.

“New Rules: Hospital Patient Status, Observation Services, and Part B Billing for Denied Inpatient Admissions,” Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 6-7, 2014.

“Medicare/Medicaid Law Update,” Annual Mid-Year Hospital & Health Law Seminar, Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys, Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 1-2, 2013.

“Clinical Appropriateness: Implications for Compliance Across the Continuum of Care: Improving Quality and Avoiding Readmissions,” Clinical Practice Compliance Conference, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 15, 2013.

“Compliance Across the Continuum of Care: Improving Quality and Avoiding Readmissions,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association/Healthcare Compliance Association, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 29-Oct. 1, 2013.

“Legal Trends,” 2011 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Orlando, FL, Apr. 14-17, 2013.

“Conditions of Participation Bases for Overpayments and False Claims,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 20-22, 2013.

“Appeals of Reimbursement Decisions,” Reimbursement Bootcamp Webinar Series, American Health Lawyers Association, Mar. 5, 2013.

“Data Mining and Statistics in Civil and Criminal Health Care Fraud Enforcement,” Health Care Fraud: Beyond the Basics, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Feb. 7, 2013.

“What Compliance Officers Need to Know about Hospital Readmissions,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association/Healthcare Compliance Association, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 30–Oct. 2, 2012.

“Compliance Programs for Physician Practices,” 2011 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 1-4, 2012.

“Legal Trends,” 2011 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 1-4, 2012.

“Conditions of Participation Bases for Overpayments and False Claims,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Mar. 28-30, 2012, Baltimore, MD.

“Medicare/Medicaid Law Update,” Annual Mid-Year Hospital & Health Law Seminar, Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys, Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 4-5, 2011.

“ ‘Incident To’ In Hospitals and Physicians Offices: Understanding the Differences and Staying Out of Trouble,” Webinar, American Health Lawyers Association, Sep. 28, 2011.

“Medical Necessity Documentation to Meet Reimbursement Requirements and Avoid Fraud Allegations,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association/Healthcare Compliance Association, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 25-27, 2011.

“Medical Necessity: Case Study Regarding Physician Services In Hospitals,” Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, Boston, MA, Jun. 26-29, 2011.

“The Medicare Medicaid Institute 2011: The Sequel,” Webinar, American Health Lawyers Association, Apr. 29, 2011.

“Compliance Programs for Physician Practices,” 2011 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Long Beach, CA, Apr. 5, 2011.

“Handling Potential Overpayment and ‘Voluntary’ Refund Situations,” 2011 National Conference, American Academy of Professional Coders, Long Beach, CA, Apr. 4, 2011.

“ ‘Incident To’ Coverage Rules: Deconstruction and Synopsis,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 30 – Apr. 1, 2011.

“Medicare Medical Necessity: Avoiding Overpayments, Penalties and Fraud Allegations,” Hospitals and Health Systems Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 10-11, 2011.

“Medicare/Medicaid Update,” Annual Mid-Year Hospital & Health Law Seminar, Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys, Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 6, 2010.

“Hospital Patient Status: Approaches, Interpretations, Audit Risks,” 2010 Annual Conference, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, Tampa, FL, Oct. 10-13, 2010.

“Observation and Related Services,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association/Healthcare Compliance Association, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 26-28, 2010.

“Hospital Services: Inpatient, Outpatient, ‘Incident To’ or Other,” Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, Seattle, WA, Jun. 28-30, 2010.

“Voluntary Refunds of Overpayments Now Mandatory: New Deadlines, Definitions, and Difficulties for Providers, Suppliers, and Plans Resulting from Healthcare Reform Legislation,” Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, Seattle, WA, Jun. 28-30, 2010.

“Hospital Patient Status: Case Management Approaches, Current Interpretations and Coming Audit Risks,” Teleconference, American Health Lawyers Association, May 12, 2010.

“The Practical Impact of Payment System Reform on the Marketplace,” Healthcare Reform: The Law and Its Implications, American Health Lawyers Association, Arlington, VA, May 11-12, 2010.

“Hospital-Patient Status: Overpayment and False Claims Act Liability,” Health Care Compliance Institute 2010, Health Care Compliance Association, Dallas, TX, Apr. 18-21, 2010.

“Hospital Services: Inpatient, Outpatient, ‘Incident to’ or Other?” Hospitals and Health Systems Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, Miami, FL, Feb. 25–26, 2010.

“Hospital Patient Status: Case Management Approaches, Current Interpretations, and Coming Audit Risks,” Webinar, American Health Lawyers Association, Oct. 6, 2009.

“Overpayments: Navigating the Minefield of Overpayment,” 6th Annual Healthcare Law Compliance Symposium, Healthcare Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 1, 2009.

“EMRs and The Coder: Four Key Steps To Compliance,” Audio Conference, Decision Health, Sep.  29, 2009.

“Hospital Patient Status: Case Management Approaches, Current Interpretations and Coming Audit Risks,” Webinar, American Health Lawyers Association, Sep. 16, 2009.

“Compliance Issues in Medical Record Documentation,” Physician Educational Retreat, American Association of Professional Coders, Ko Olina, Oahu, HI, Sep. 10-12, 2009.

“Current Legal Trends and Issues for Coders,” Physician Educational Retreat, American Association of Professional Coders, Ko Olina, Oahu, HI, Sep. 10-12, 2009.

“Coding and Compliance Issues in EHR Development and Implementation,” Hawaii Regional Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, Ko Olina, Oahu, HI, Sep. 10-12, 2009.

“Hospital Patient Status: Reimbursement and Compliance Implications,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 25-27, 2009.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” 2008 National Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, Anaheim, CA, Apr. 6-8, 2008.

“Medicare Clinical Research Policy: Coverage and Payment Issues and Arguments,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 9-11, 2008.

“Impact of Phase III of the Stark II Regulations,” Georgia Hospital-Physician Business Relationships Summit, VHA, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 28-29, 2008.

“The Role of Compliance and the EMR,” and “Real World Compliance Implications of EMR      Implementation,” EMR Risk Mitigation and Optimization Webinar, Health Care Compliance Association, Feb. 19 and 22, 2008.

“Reimbursement and Payment Regulatory Issues for Physicians,” Physicians and Physician Organizations Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, Orlando, FL, Feb. 13-14, 2008.

“What Pharmaceutical Companies Need to Know About Provider Compliance Research to Enhance Clinical Operations,” Clinical Research Billing and Budget Compliance, exl Pharma, Annapolis, MD, Feb. 5-6, 2008.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” 2008 National Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, Anaheim, CA, Jan. 9-12, 2008.

“Clinical Trials: Emerging Legal Threats,” Teleconference, Stratford Legal Teleconferences, Dec. 12, 2007.

“Navigating the Regulatory Hurdles of Gift Giving and Other Types of Remuneration to Referring Physicians,” 2007 Medical Imaging Symposium, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Chicago, IL, Nov. 27, 2007.

“Medical Clinical Research Policy,” Regional Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, Seattle, Aug. 8, 2007.

“Coverage, Reimbursement and Fraud and Abuse Basics for FDA Lawyers, Life Sciences Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, San Francisco, CA, Apr. 25-27, 2007.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” 2007 Annual Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, Seattle, WA, Apr. 15-18, 2007.

“EMR and the Coder: How to Prepare for the Electronic Medical Records Challenge,” Web Conference, Decision Health and ICD-9/CPT Coding Pro, Mar. 29, 2007.

“Clinical Research: Medicare Coverage, Payment & Compliance Issues,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 23-25, 2007.

“Clinical Trial Billing Compliance Under Medicare,” What Pharmaceutical Companies Need to Know About Provider Programs for Clinical Trials, exl Pharma, Baltimore, MD, Feb. 12-13, 2007.

“EMR and the Coder: How to Prepare for the Electronic Medical Records Challenge,” Web Conference, ICD-9/CPT Coding Pro, Sep. 28, 2006.

“Legal Trends and Issues,” Annual Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, St. Louis, MO, Apr. 2-5, 2006.

“Medicare Advance Beneficiary Notices In Theory and Practice,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 22-24, 2006.

“Are You Paying (Or Charging) Too Much for Your Data? Assessing Fair Market Value of Data and Related Services,” Dunn & Phelps Webcast, Feb. 23, 2006.

“Medical Necessity for Coders,” Coding and Compliance Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, Fresno, CA, Oct. 26, 2005.

“Alleged Unnecessary Services in Hospitals from Compliance Officer, Hospital Counsel and Physician Counsel Perspectives,” 2005 Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, San Diego, CA, Jun. 26-29 2005.

“California Health Care Fraud Laws and Recent Developments,” 15th Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud, American Bar Association, Palm Springs, CA, May 18-20, 2005.

“Medical Necessity: Fundamental Concepts and Evolving Challenges for Compliance Programs,” HCCA Compliance Institute, Health Care Compliance Association, New Orleans, LA, Apr. 18, 2005.

“Medical Necessity for Coders,” 13th Annual Conference, American Association of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, UT, Apr. 13, 2005.

“Medical Necessity as a Basis for False Claims Liability,” Banner Compliance Leadership Conference, Banner Healthcare, Phoenix, AZ, Apr. 3, 2005.

“Medicare Advance Beneficiary Notices in Theory and Practice,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 16-18, 2005.

“Part A and Part B Regulatory Developments Resulting from the Medicare Modernization Act,” AHLA Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, New York, NY, Jun. 28- 30, 2004.

“Part A: Changes to Part A Affecting Hospitals,” The Medicare Modernization Act, Healthcare Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles, CA, Jun. 10, 2004.

“Current Legal Issues and Compliance Trends for Coders,” 2004 Annual Meeting, American Association of Professional Coders, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 4-7, 2004.

“BIPA § 522 Review of Medicare Coverage Policy Determinations,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 31-Apr. 2, 2004.

“HIPAA Privacy Rules,” Workshop Series, Public Counsel, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 19 and 25, 2004.

“Medical Necessity for Compliance Officers,” Fraud and Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association/Healthcare Compliance Association, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 26-28, 2004.

“Part A and Part B Regulatory Developments Resulting from the Medicare Modernization Act,” AHLA Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, New York, NY, Jun. 28- 30, 2004.

“Current Legal Issues and Compliance Trends for Coders,” American Association of Professional Coders 2004 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 5, 2004.

“BIPA § 522 Review of Medicare Coverage Policy Determinations,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 31-April 2, 2004.

“Medical Necessity and Utilization Review in Compliance,” Fraud & Compliance Forum, American Health Lawyers Association/Health Care Compliance Association, Washington, D.C., Sep. 21-23, 2003.

“Medicare Fraud: What Coding Professionals Should Know to Protect Themselves,” American Association of Professional Coders 2003 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, Apr. 14-16, 2003.

“Current Legal Trends and Issues for Coders,” American Association of Professional Coders 2003 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, Apr. 14-16, 2003.

“Medical Necessity Denials, Overpayments and False Claims,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 2-4, 2003.

“The Law of the Medical Record,” TOPICS AND ADVANCES IN INTERNAL MEDICINE, University of California, San Diego Medical School, San Diego, Mar. 8-14, 2003.

“Congress and Health: Looking Ahead to 2004, Reflections on 2003,” American Health Lawyers Association Public Interest Teleconference Series, Jan. 14, 2003.

“Physician Fee Schedule,” Annual Update of Select Provisions of Medicare Hospital And Physician Payment Regulatory Developments Teleconference, American Health Lawyers Association, Dec. 18, 2002.

“HIPAA Privacy Rules,” Workshop Series, Public Counsel, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. – Dec. 2002.

“HIPAA: What Is Protected Health Information and What Is Identifiable,” Annual IRB Conference, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research, San Diego, CA, Nov. 18-19, 2002.

“Changes in the Final HIPAA Privacy Regulations/Pre-Emption Analysis,” 13th Annual Information Security and Privacy Conference, Information Systems Security Association Sacramento, CA, Oct. 17, 2002.

“Coding: Systems, Convention and Compliance,” Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, San Francisco, CA, Jun. 30 – Jul. 3, 2002.

“Payor, Carrier & Fiscal Intermediary Investigations: Things Are Changing But The Keys Remain The Same,” 12th Annual Institute On Health Care Fraud 2002, American Bar Association Health Law Section, San Francisco, CA, May 15-17, 2002.

“Medical Necessity Denials, Overpayments and False Claims,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 2-5, 2002.

“Manipulating the Future: Promises and Perils of the Genome Project,” UCLA Medical Student Organization Health Care Symposium 2002, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 26, 2002.

“Healthcare Compliance Programs,” Workshop Series, Public Counsel, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 16, 2002.

“Outpatient Prospective Payment System,” AHLA Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, Orlando, FL, Jun. 18-20, 2001.

“Medical Necessity Denials, Overpayments and False Claims,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 28-30, 2001.

“Compliance Issues Presented by the New Outpatient Prospective Payment System,” Healthcare Fraud and Abuse: Compliance and Enforcement, American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C., Nov. 2-3, 2000.

“False Claims Act,” 19th Annual Meeting and Educational Conference, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, New Orleans, LA, Oct. 19-21, 2000.

“Compliance Programs for the Pharmaceuticals Industry,” 5th Annual Medicaid Drug Rebate Program, IIR, Salt Lake City, UT, Sep. 25-26, 2000.

“Developing Effective Healthcare Compliance Programs,” Greater St. Louis Chapter, Healthcare Financial Management Association, St. Louis, MO, Aug. 2000.

“The Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System,” Videoconference, McDermott Will & Emery and Ernst & Young (May 9, 2000).

“Medical Necessity Denials, Overpayment and False Claims,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 29-30, 2000.

“Developing Effective Healthcare Compliance Programs,” American College of Healthcare Executives 2000 Congress Healthcare Improvement, Chicago, IL, Mar. 26-30, 2000.

“Medicare Claims Denials Based on ‘Medical Necessity’,” Diagnosis Bureaucracy: How HCFA Denies Health Services, Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22, 2000.

“Developing Successful Corporate Compliance Programs,” American College of Healthcare Executives Educational Seminars, Series: Orlando, FL; Durham, NC; San Francisco, CA; Nashville, TN; Crested Butte, CO; San Antonio, TX; San Diego, CA; New York, NY; Hilton Head, NC; New Orleans, LA; Phoenix, AZ, Jan. 1999 – Dec. 2000.

“Medical Necessity: Are You Providing Too Much of Not the Right Stuff?” Comprehending Complex Compliance, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences, Palm Springs, Oct. 1999.

“Lack of Medical Necessity and Overpayment Issues,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, American Health Lawyers Association, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 24-26, 1999.

“Developing a Successful Corporation Compliance Program,” 1999 Congress on Healthcare Management, American College of Healthcare Executives, Chicago, IL, Mar. 10, 1999.

“Corporation Compliance: A General Overview,” American Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers, San Diego, CA, Mar. 5, 1999.

“Keeping the Feds At Bay: A Provider’s Prospective on Government Investigation and Enforcement Initiatives,” Hospital and Health Systems Law Institute, American Health Lawyers Association, Coronado, CA, Feb. 10-12, 1999.

“Coverage, Payment and Billing Rule Impediments to Provider Integration and Operation,” 1999 National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, CO, Jan. 12, 1999.

“Evolving Medicare Billing Documentation Requirements: Getting Paid, Staying Paid and Avoiding False Claims,” 1999 National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, CO, Jan. 9, 1999.

“Developing a Successful Corporate Compliance Program,” American College of Healthcare Executives Educational Seminars, American College of Healthcare Executives, Charleston, S.C., Sep. 15-16, 1998; Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 12-13, 1998; Orlando, FL, Dec. 1-2, 1998.

“Meeting the Compliance Challenge,” Medicare Risk: Challenges and Opportunities, ACHE Critical Issues Forum, Carlsbad, CA, Nov. 19, 1998.

“False Claims-Intermediate,” Healthcare Fraud and Abuse: Compliance and Enforcement, American Health Lawyers Association, Arlington, VA, Oct. 22-23, 1998.

“Understanding the Problems and Solving the Practical Problems of Implementing Laboratory Compliance Programs in Academic Medical Centers,” Annual Meeting, Western/ Midwestern Regional Section of the Association of Pathology Chairs, American College of Pathology, Pasadena, CA, Sep. 24, 1998.

“Fraud and Abuse Developments,” Annual Meeting, American Health Lawyers Association, San Diego, CA, Jun. 30-Jul. 1, 1998.

“Medicare Determinations Regarding Reasonableness and Necessity: Abuses of Discretions and Process in Pursuit of Fraud and Abuse,” Medical Necessity: Fraud, False Claims and Managed Care, Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, Apr. 3, 1998.

“Lack of Medical Necessity and Overpayment Issues,” Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, AAHA/NHLA, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 25-27, 1998.

“Impact of Mandated PPSs on the Ambulatory Surgery Industry,” Making Sense of APGs, PPSs, and APCs, National Healthcare Consortium, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 27, 1998.

“Medical Billing Compliance: Clinical and Legal Issues,” Medicare Billing and Compliance: Avoiding Fraud and Abuse Issues, Texas Hospital Association and St. Anthony Consulting Group, San Antonio, Nov. 19-20, 1997.

“Medical Billing Compliance: Clinical and Legal Issues,” Medicare Billing and Compliance: Avoiding Fraud and Abuse Issues, Texas Hospital Association and St. Anthony Consulting Group, Houston, TX, Nov. 18, 1997.

“New Legislation –New Rules Affecting Physicians, Midlevel Practitioners, DME and Ambulance,” Medicare 1998, American Bar Association, Health Law Section, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 14, 1997.

“Medicare and Medicaid Primer,” Fundamentals of Healthcare Law, NHLA/AAHA, Chicago, IL, Nov. 3, 1997.

“False Claims and Civil Money Penalty Exposure in Claims Processing and Medical Review Determinations,” Healthcare Fraud and Abuse: Compliance and Enforcement, NHLA/AAHA, Washington, D.C., Oct. 31, 1997.

“Reimbursement Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions,” Mergers and Acquisitions, American Bar Association, New Orleans, LA, Oct. 16-17, 1997.

“Medicare Review and Update,” National Conference for Social Security Administrative Law Judges: The Quest for Quality Due Process in Social Security Adjudication, Association of Administrative Law Judges, Chicago, IL, Aug. 25-28, 1997.

“False Claims — Advanced Session,” Health Law Update, NHLA, Dallas, TX, Jun. 4-6, 1997

“PATH II Lecture and Panel Questions,” AAHA Teleconference Lecture Series — PATH II, American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, Jun. 4, 1997.

“PATH Issues and Developments,” AAHA Teleconference Round Table Series, American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, May 12, 1997.

“Workshop — PATH II,” Health Care Fraud 1997, American Bar Association, Miami, FL, May 2-3, 1997.

“Lack of Medical Necessity and Substandard Care: Differences of Opinion or False Claims,” Annual Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, AAHA/NHLA, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 2-4, 1997.

“Making Sure You’re on Solid Legal Ground with Managed Medicare,” Managed Medicare ’97: Developing, Marketing, Executing Quality Risk Contracts, Cambridge Health Resources San Diego, CA, Feb. 25, 1997.

“Disclosure Obligations/Remedial Action,” Healthcare Compliance, American Academy of Hospital Attorneys, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 12-13, 1996.

“Part B Issues,” Healthcare Compliance, American Academy of Hospital Attorneys, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 12-13, 1996.

“Legal Issues in Capitated Medicare,” Capitated Medicare, National Managed Health Care Congress, Executive Briefing Series, San Diego, CA, Oct. 1, 1996.

“Structuring Ambulatory and Physician Services in Integrated Delivery Systems,” Physicians and Hospitals: Business Transactions and Medical Staff Issues, National Health Lawyers Association, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 17-19, 1996.

“Lack of Medical Necessity and Substandard Care: Differences of Opinion or False Claims,” Annual Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, AAHA/NHLA, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 27-28, 1996.

“Billing, Claims, Errors and Fraud,” Health Care Fraud and Abuse and the False Claims Act, ABA Forum on Health Law, Las Vegas, NV, Mar. 1, 1996.

“Medicare Risk Contracts: Legal Issues,” Medicare Managed Care Contracting Opportunities and Pitfalls, American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 6, 1995.

“Lack of Medical Necessity and Substandard Care: Differences of Opinion or False Claims,” Health Care Fraud & Abuse, National Health Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1995.

“CPT Code Analysis, Billing Violations and Practice Standards,” Fifth Annual Meeting, American College of Radiation Oncology, Washington, D.C., May 1995.

“Health Care Reform: The Current Issues,” Medical Marketing Association, Seattle, WA, Apr. 1995.

“Lack of Medical Necessity: Differences of Opinion or False Claims,” Annual Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, NHLA/AAHA, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 1995.

“Reimbursement and Regulatory Implications of Health Reform,” Health Care Reform Law Institute, Practicing Law Institute, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 1994.

“Overcoming Legal Hurdles Involved In Public Managed Care,” Successful Public/Private Partnerships in Medicaid Managed Care, IBC-Infoline, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 1994.

“Payment/Regulatory Issues in Hospital/Physician Relationships,” National Physician Services Forum, A Journey Toward Integration, AHA-SHPM, Orlando, FL, Oct. 1994.

“Taking the Risk Under Medicaid and Medicare,” Compensation & Incentives for Physicians & Hospitals, IBC/Infoline, Phoenix, AZ, Sep. 1994.

“Emerging Legal Regulatory Issues Affecting Medicaid Managed Care,” Medicaid Managed Care National Forum, IIR, San Francisco, CA, Jun. 1994.

“Medicare Fundamentals – Part B,” Annual Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, AAHA/NHLA, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 1994.

“Health Care Reform Implications for Radiology Practices and Departments,” National Conference Restructuring Diagnostic and Therapeutic Care, Administrative Radiology Journal, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 1994.

“Regulatory Compliance Issues for Medical Practice CPAs,” CPA Services for Medical Practices Conference, California Society of CPAs/HFMA, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 1993.

“Legal Compliance Issues,” Health Care Services Conference, California Society of CPAs/HFMA, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA, Jul. 1993.

“Overcoming Legal Hurdles Involved In Public Managed Care,” Successful Public/Private Partnerships in Medicaid Managed Care, Infoline, Marina del Rey, CA, May 1993.

“Carrier Issues and Part B Supplier Payment,” Annual Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, AAHA/NHLA, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 1993.

“Medicare Part B and RBRVS Fee Schedule Issues,” Medicare Regulatory Update, Healthcare Financial Management Association—Southern California Chapter, Los Angeles and Orange, CA, Nov. 1992.

“Current Medicare Procedural and Regulatory Issues,” Time To Get Ready For 1993, American Guild of Patient Account Management, Pasadena, CA, Aug. 1992.

“Handling Medicare Part B Claims Denials,” Safe Harbor Update and Medicare Billing Workshop, California Medical Association and Part B News, Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA, Jun. 1992.

“Medicare Outpatient Reimbursement Workshop,” 33rd Annual Institute on Financial Management, Healthcare Financial Management Association—Southern California and San Diego/Imperial Chapters, Indian Wells, CA, May 1992.

“Non-Physician Part B Supplier Issues and Appeals,” Annual Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, AAHA/NHLA, Baltimore, MD, Apr. 1992.

“Medical Necessity and Utilization in the Medicare Part B Program,” The Law Of Utilization Management And Quality Assurance, AAHA/NHLA, Chicago, IL, Mar. 1992.

“Legal Implications of the Proposed Regulations,” Medicare Capital Regulations: Understanding the Impact, HFMA—Southern California Chapter, Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 1991; Northern California Chapter/Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, Oakland and Fresno, CA, Apr. 1991.

“Current Non-Physician Part B Supplier Issues,” Annual Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, AAHA/NHLA, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 1991.