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Mintz Attorney Karen S. Lovitch to Speak on Inclusive Leadership Panel Presented by West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Karen S. Lovitch, a Member and Practice Leader of the Health Law Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will participate in a panel discussion entitled, “Inclusive Leadership: Embracing Diverse Perspectives.” The program, part of the Eberly Ideas Discussion Series presented by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences of West Virginia University, will take place on Thursday, October 24 in Washington, D.C.

The “Inclusive Leadership: Embracing Diverse Perspectives” panel will feature change agents from a variety of industries and distinguished faculty members from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. Speakers will address the demographic transformation of the U.S. workforce and the resulting focus on leaders to recognize the value of various perspectives being brought to the table by employees, constituents, and colleagues.

Ms. Lovitch’s practice involves counseling health care clients on regulatory, transactional, and operational issues, including Medicare coverage and reimbursement, the development and implementation of health care compliance programs, and licensure and certification matters. In addition, Ms. Lovitch advises clients on the legal, practical, and fraud and abuse implications of business arrangements and sales and marketing practices. Her experience includes matters related to the anti-kickback statute, the Stark law, state statutes prohibiting kickbacks and self-referrals, and the federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act.

Attorneys in Mintz Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters. Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.