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26th Annual Health Law & Policy Forum

Make plans to attend King & Spalding's 26th Annual Health Law & Policy Forum, a one-day conference focusing on the latest developments in the healthcare industry, on March 20th in Atlanta.

Keynote Speaker:
Tucker Carlson is the host of Tucker Carlson Tonight on FOX and the founder of The Daily Caller, one of the largest and fastest growing news sites in the country. Carlson has also hosted programs on MSNBC, CNN and PBS. A longtime newspaper and magazine writer, Carlson has reported from around the world. He has also been a columnist for New York magazine and Reader’s Digest. Make plans now to hear his witty, informative and frank take on Congress and the Trump agenda.

The final session will be followed by a closing networking reception.

St. Regis Hotel
88 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Registration Information:
$95 per person, which includes lunch. Register today, capacity is limited.

Please contact Megan Wolszczak at, if you have additional questions.

Forum Sessions will include:
Jacque Sokolov, M.D., Chairman of SSB Solutions, Jimmy Peterson, Principal at Deloitte, Phillip Street and Jay Mitchell will discuss new strategies in the formation of clinically integrated networks and transactions in the post-acute care sector.

Chris Rohn, Managing Director at PWC, Susan Gouinlock, Partner at Wilbanks & Gouinlock, Paul B. Murphy and Mike Paulhus will discuss healthcare fraud enforcement, including the impact of the Supreme Court’s Escobar decision, the Yates memo, and the practical aspects of dealing with whistleblowers. 

Dennis Barry, advisor to Southwest Virginia Healthcare Authority and former partner, Norm Armstrong and Jeff Spigel will discuss the FTC's enforcement activities, including its view of certain state actions used to thwart FTC objections.

Marc Hartstein, Former Director of Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group at CMS, Mark Polston, Chris Kenny, Dan Hettich, and C'Reda Weeden will discuss MACRA and Medicare’s accelerated move toward value-based payment initiatives and how they may evolve in the Trump administration. 

Tom Spulak and Allison Kassir will discuss how the 2016 election will shape health policy (including the future of PPACA) in the coming years.

Stephen Goff and Jim Boswell will discuss developments in provider and payor relationships, including new contracting strategies.

David Church, Director at PWC, Gary Eiland and Adam Robison will discuss affiliations between academic medical centers and community hospitals.

Tim Renjilian, Senior Managing Director at FTI, and Sara Kay Wheeler will discuss processes that promote compliance with the 60 day rule and how those processes bolster an organization’s ability to demonstrate the effectiveness of its compliance program pursuant to OIG and DOJ guidelines.