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Mintz Attorney Thomas S. Crane to Present at American Health Lawyers Association’s Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues

Thomas S. Crane, a Member of the Health Law Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will speak at the Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues presented by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The conference will take place March 26-28 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Mr. Crane’s presentation is entitled, “Overpayments and Disclosures.” This session will cover the 60-day reporting and repayment rule, OIG and Stark Law self-disclosure protocols, and repayment obligations to Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Managed Care plans.

AHLA’s Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues offers a practical, informative program that brings together knowledgeable public and private sector speakers with CMS and other agency representatives. This conference will provide participants with an understanding of how Medicare and Medicaid laws, regulations, and manuals are being implemented, both nationally and locally.

Mr. Crane is nationally recognized for his experience with fraud and abuse. Practicing in Boston and Washington, DC, he advises national and local clients on structuring complex strategic affiliation arrangements and transactions to comply with the applicable fraud and abuse laws as well as the variety of other regulatory requirements to meet today’s health reform challenges. His work in defending clients against anti-kickback, Stark Law, false claims, and whistleblower allegations includes litigation, internal investigations, voluntary disclosures, and negotiating settlements and Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs).

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.