Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation Trends in the Health Care Industry

Jul 25, 2022

You’re Invited: Hardesty’s July Virtual OCHFN Meeting

Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation Trends in the Health Care Industry – 2022 and Beyond

Presented by Kelly Hagemann and Scott Tenley of Michelman & Robinson LLP

Friday, July 29th
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PST
Virtual Meeting

Presentation Summary

Michelman & Robinson attorneys Kelly Hagemann, a healthcare litigator, and Scott Tenley, a former federal prosecutor in Orange County and Los Angeles, will discuss trending civil, criminal, and regulatory issues in the healthcare space that are expected to impact the industry throughout 2022 and beyond. Topics include:

Criminal and regulatory enforcement issues arising out of the pandemic, including COVID-19, telehealth, and Provider Relief Fund fraud.

Department of Justice enforcement priorities within specific segments of the health care industry such as behavioral healthcare and laboratories.

The Biden Administration’s emphasis is on investigating and prosecuting C-level executives and corporate leadership, not just low-level corporate employees.

The proliferation of civil False Claims Act cases within the health care industry and the latest trends in defending these cases.

Billing and compliance issues, plus strategies to overcome payor resistance before and during litigation.

Kelly Hagemann

Kelly Hagemann is a senior health care attorney in Michelman & Robinson’s Irvine office. Kelly assists behavioral healthcare providers with all aspects of their businesses, ranging from high-stakes litigation, to regulatory issues, to daily operations. She has handled several dozen payor disputes and audits, helping her clients avoid significant revenue loss and delay. She also advises her clients on billing and marketing practices, corporate practice of medicine issues, licensing, and fraud and abuse compliance.

Scott Tenley

Scott Tenley is a partner in the White Collar Defense and Investigation’s practice group at Michelman & Robinson in Irvine, where he defends individuals and businesses prosecuted or under investigation by the Department of Justice, state and local law enforcement, and other federal and state regulators. From 2014 to 2021, Scott was a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles and Orange County, where he specialized in prosecuting health care fraud and complex financial crimes. Among other matters, Scott prosecuted what has been called the largest health care fraud in the history of California, a $50 million kickback scheme resulting in nearly $1 billion in fraudulent surgical billings.

Hosted by: Tim De Cou – OCHFN Founder

Managing Partner & National Healthcare Practice Leader, Hardesty, LLC

P: 949.524.6837

Now in its 13th year, OCHFN is a monthly platform for healthcare operators to exchange ideas on innovation, integration, best practices and trends. Hardesty Healthcare is a comprehensive management services company providing interim and permanent C Suite executives, medical directors, clinicians, department directors, revenue cycle and coding expertise. When companies are in a critical period and need either a management addition or support for the current team, Hardesty is the resource for proven healthcare solutions.