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National Pharma Audioconference: Fraud and Abuse Issues for Medical Device Companies

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2005
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (Eastern)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (Central)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Mountain)
10:00 am - 11:30 am (Pacific)





The Audioconference agenda is set forth in Eastern Daylight Time below:

1:00 pm Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Faculty
John T. Bentivoglio, Esq. (Moderator)

POLLING QUESTION:
Does your company have a formal compliance program based on the HHS OIG guidance?
  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. I don't know

1:05 pm

Overview of Fraud and Abuse Issues for Medical Device Companies
James Sheehan, Esq.
  • The Government's Perspective on Medical Device Fraud/Abuse
  • Specific Practices Under Scrutiny
  • What Device Companies Can Do to Reduce Their Risks
Presentation Materials in Powerpoint or Acrobat

POLLING QUESTION:
Has your company fully implemented the AdvaMed Code?
  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. I don't know

1:25 pm

The Investigator's Perspective on Fraud and Abuse for Medical Device Companies
Michael Mangano
  • The OIG's interest in medical device fraud/abuse
  • Perspectives on how OIG receives and investigates allegations of fraud/abuse
  • OIG's role vis-a-vis DOJ and other enforcement agencies
Presentation Materials in Powerpoint or Acrobat

POLLING QUESTION:
Does your company have a formal policy or procedure for handling internal investigations?
  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. I don't know

1:40 pm

How to Respond to Fraud and Abuse Investigations and Prosecutions
Zachary J. Harmon, Esq.
  • The Government's Major Tools for Investigating Fraud and Abuse
  • Key Challenges and Risks for Companies Involved in a Government Investigation
  • How to Prepare for a Government Investigation
Presentation Materials in Acrobat

POLLING QUESTION:
Which of the following activities is the most challenging for your company?
  1. Gifts and entertainment to physicians
  2. Consulting arrangements with physicians
  3. Grants and charitable contributions
  4. CME activities

1:55 pm

Moderator's Comments
John T. Bentivoglio, Esq.

2:05 pm

Facilitated Panel Discussion
Nancy Singer, Esq.

2:15 pm

Questions from the Audience

2:30 pm

Audioconference Adjournment


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