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Title: Steps to Take When a Fraud, Waste or Abuse Issue is Discovered

Date: November 1, 2018

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Time: 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Duration: 1 hour



Healthcare Fraud Investigations and False Claims Act Litigation: From Inception to Resolution
Session One: Steps to Take When a Fraud, Waste or Abuse Issue is Discovered

This four-part webinar series is for General Counsel, Compliance Officers, and other key stakeholders in the healthcare industry.  When legal or regulatory compliance issues arise, the risks, costs, and disruption can be tremendous.  Using tried-and-true techniques to investigate, contend with, and resolve such issues can mitigate these burdens.  Learn from lawyers who have been through these matters many times. 

These discussions will be based on real-life scenarios that participants will receive in advance, and will offer practical, actionable approaches to the most confounding challenges.

I. Steps to Take When a Fraud, Waste or Abuse Issue is Discovered

When an issue arises, prudent organizations develop a comprehensive investigation plan before doing anything else.  We will discuss the essential elements of such a plan.


This program is currently pending approval of CEU from The Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® . Registration requires a complete Name, Title, Organization, and a valid business Email Address.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is pleased to partner with Above the Law for CLE accreditation.*  Upon the conclusion of each webinar an informal certificate of completion will be issued by Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Attendees will also receive an official certificate via email from Above the Law's third party CLE provider, Marino Law. 

*CLE available for NY, NJ and CA. A Uniform Certificate of Attendance for CLE credit will be issued for all other states.
CLE credits are only offered for live attendance and are complimentary.

Moderator: Frank Sheeder

Frank Sheeder focuses his practice on healthcare enforcement defense and compliance. He has defended clients against civil and criminal fraud allegations brought by federal and state government agencies and other hostile third-party litigants—especially whistle-blowers—for more than 30 years. Frank represents clients facing government enforcement initiatives, complex healthcare litigation, and regulatory compliance matters.



Guest: Brad Smyer

Brad Smyer represents companies in complex litigation, government and internal corporate investigations, and enforcement proceedings. He has experience in both state and federal court systems, as well as administrative and alternative dispute resolution forums. 


Guest: Jason Popp

Jason Popp is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Practice Group. He is a civil litigator with substantial experience in the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and healthcare laws and regulations. Jason is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Litigation and Government & Internal Investigations Groups.