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Jan 15 2020

Buchanan hosted its 8th annual 2020 Healthcare Insider Symposium in Philadelphia on January 15 at the Convene Cira Centre. 

We were pleased to welcome keynote presenter Alison Beam, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor Tom Wolf. Alison discussed Governor Wolf's Healthcare Agenda, Priorities and Initiatives for 2020. She touched on the opioid crisis, state-based exchange and reinsurance, the ACA and healthcare delivery system, plus initiatives on the horizon, including mental health, healthcare cost containment and cannabis. Read our takeaway article, "What Healthcare Providers Need to Know as Medical Marijuana Goes Mainstream."

Buchanan presenters rounded out the rest of the event, focusing on:

  • The SIU, the MFCU, and You: Responding to Refund Demands from Commercial and Medicaid  MCO Plans - presented by Salvatore G. Rotella Jr. and Robert M. Holland
  • Medical Marijuana in the Healthcare Workplace - presented by Jill M. Lashay and Rafael M. Villalobos
  • Fraud and Abuse Regulatory Update - presented by John R. Washlick and Michelle Garvey Brennfleck 
  • Limiting Your Liability: How Health Care Providers Can Defend Against Piercing the Corporate Veil Claims - presented by Michael W. Bootier and Heather R. Alleva
  • Legislative and Regulatory Developments and Forecast - presented by Timothy Costa and Hannah W. Kranz