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September 20, 2019 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

Birmingham, Alabama at The Club

Experts from the FBI, HHS OIG, the US Attorney’s Office, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, and the legal sector come together for this unique educational opportunity.

Physicians, practice managers, compliance officers, and other healthcare organization stakeholders will learn about:

CMS Fraud – How to Detect, Avoid and Report 
Opioid Fraud and Abuse – From the Front Lines
Pharmacy Benefits Managers Explained
Physician Payment Sunshine Act
Stark Law
Navigating Subleases
Qui Tam / Whistle Blower Statutes
and more…

Breakfast and lunch included.


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Promotional discount codes available through our presenters and sponsors.



Interested in sponsoring this event? Booth and table sponsorships are available.  


Continuing Education Credit – Physicians

Southern Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


7:30 – 8:15 Sign In & Welcome Welcome by sponsoring organizations
8:15 – 8:30 Opening Remarks: Johnnie Sharp, Jr., FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC)
FBI Birmingham Division

Jay Town, United States Attorney
Northern District of Alabama.
8:30 – 9:30 FBI Healthcare Fraud Unit Dan Harkness, FBI Supervisory Special Agent
Healthcare Fraud Unit
FBI Headquarters, Washington, DC
Read Bio
9:30 – 10:30 Opioids and Healthcare

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Kyle King, FBI Special Agent
FBI Birmingham Division

Special Agent Jeff Inman, (co-presenter)
U.S. Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General 
10:30 – 11:30 Healthcare Fraud: A Payer’s Perspective

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Blake-Henson-PicBlake Henson Esq.
Network Integrity Manager
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Read Bio
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Served
12:30 – 1:15 To Be Announced J B Ward, Assistant United States Attorney
Northern District of Alabama
1:15 – 2:00 Navigating Qui Tam/Whistle-blower Actions

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Robertson_BradBrad Robertson
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Read Bio
2:00 – 2:45 To Be Announced Jim Sturdivant, Shareholder
Sirote & Permutt
3:00 – 4:30 Legal Round Table

Jeff Dance, Executive Director
Kassouf Healthcare Solutions

DJ Simonetti, Shareholder
Baker Donaldson

J B Ward

Brad Robertson

Jim Sturdivant

Speakers, presentations and times may be subject to change.


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 Southern Medical Association and InfraGard Healthcare. The Southern Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.