Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA)

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Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA)

Online Healthcare Compliance Training

Release Date: 12-20-2019
Expiration Date: 12-20-2020

Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians, Healthcare Providers, Practice Managers, Human Resources, Employees

Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:

  • Overview and understanding of EliminatingKickbacks in Recovery Act
  • Understand the similarities and differences between EKRAand the federal Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Obtain an understanding regarding prohibited compensation structures.

Faculty: Elizabeth Sullivan, Esq. and Emily A. Johnson, Esq. of McDonald Hopkins LLC.

Elizabeth Sullivan is co-chair of the firm’s National Healthcare Practice. She has experience providing regulatory, licensing, compliance, reimbursement, contractual, and corporate guidance to clients. She has advised clients on state professional licensure laws, CLIA standards, state laboratory laws, government and private payor reimbursement policies and billing rules, federal and state fraud and abuse rules and regulations, state telehealth laws, and HIPAA rules and regulations. She has provided assistance to entities during licensure and accreditation surveys, government investigations, and through payor audits and disputes.

Emily Johnson focuses her practice on matters primarily for clients in the healthcare industry. She provides regulatory and compliance assistance on both a federal and state level. She has assisted clinical laboratories, hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, community hospitals, physician specialty groups, telehealth providers, surgery centers, healthcare associations, pharmacies, and other healthcare providers on regulatory, licensing, compliance, reimbursement, contractual, and corporate matters. She has provided support to entities during licensure and accreditation surveys and assisted in navigating state professional licensure laws, CLIA standards and state and federal laboratory laws and regulations, government and private payor reimbursement, state and federal fraud and abuse rules, state telehealth laws, and state and federal pharmacy regulation. She also has advised clients on direct to consumer testing issues and applicable state requirements.

Accreditation Statement and Financial Disclosure: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint-providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and First Healthcare Compliance. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME activities for physicians.

The following faculty and members of the CME Planning Committee have no financial relationships with commercial interests: Elizabeth Sullivan, Esq., Emily A. Johnson, Esq., Sheba E. Vine Esq., William Sheppard, MD.

Credit Designation Statement: The Medical Society of Delaware designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint providership of CME by MSD in no way implies endorsement of any product or service. This activity is not supported by commercial funding.

Receiving CME Credit: In order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, a post-test must be completed at the conclusion of this activity with a minimum grade of 67%.

Hardware/Software Requirements: Mac or Windows

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