Please Join EPGS/SE LTC Healthcare Professionals for an Important Joint Program, Please Respond by Friday, February 26, 2016
Avoiding Federal Prosecution Through Effective Compliance
Federal Quality of Care Initiatives and Strategic Approaches to Achieve Compliance:
- Identification of theories used to prosecute health care providers and professionals based on systemic care delivery failures
- Update on federal enforcement actions against long term care providers, physicians and psychiatric hospitals
- Discussion of strategies to achieve systematic care delivery compliance
Wednesday March 2, 2016 6:30 p.m.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Thomson Gallery, 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Andrew S. Penn, Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice
Charlene Fulmer, Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Andrew Penn is a Trial Attorney with the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). His primary focus at DOJ is on cases alleging fraud by long term care providers who bill Medicare and Medicaid for grossly substandard care. Previously he worked for over 15 years with the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law and the Maryland Disability Law Center, where he focused on systemic litigation involving the civil rights of people with mental disabilities in psychiatric institutions. Mr. Penn also worked for 10 years at the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, where he oversaw the OIG’s work on cases alleging failure of care in long term care facilities. Mr. Penn holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley.
Charlene Fullmer is the Deputy Chief for Affirmative Litigation in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she supervises and prosecutes health care and affirmative fraud matters. She was the recipient of the 2014 Attorney General’s Award for Fraud Prevention, an Award of Commendation from the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division, Tony West, and the 2014 National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association’s Investigation of the Year. In October 2010, Attorney General Eric Holder presented her with the Attorney General Award for Exceptional Service, the Department of Justice’s highest commendation.
She is a 1993 graduate of Lehigh University, cum laude, and a 1996 graduate of Temple University School of Law, cum laude, where she served on the Law Review.
This educational seminar is open to healthcare professionals and providers, practitioners, professionals in the field of elder law, and all others interested in this topic. Please feel free to pass this event information on to anyone who may be interested.
Network with Geriatrics Professionals in the Tri-State Area
Please Respond by Friday, February 26, 2016
Registration required to attend, no fee for this program
Casual Dinner will be served
contact Nancy Carpey at 610-812-1583 or firstname.lastname@example.org