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Optometry 2020 - 2019 Series
Sheraton Hartford South
100 Captial Blvd.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 257-6000

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Registration & Lunch: 12:00pm-1:00pm
CE Class: 1:00pm-5:00pm
2019 Annual Business Meeting & Dinner: Cocktails 5:15pm, Dinner 6:00pm (Separate Registration Required, Click here to Register) 

Speaker: Atty. Pam Moore
Sexual Harassment Training (COPE Pending 2 Hours)

Sexual harassment, illegal under federal and state law, can result in lawsuits, fines, and undue publicity. This course covers the elements, definitions and categories of sexual harassment and strategies for meeting legal requirements and will satisfy the Connecticut statutory training obligation for employers with 50 or more employees.

Speakers: Attys. Erica L. Amarante, Kevin S. Budge, Jody Erdfarb, Michelle Wilcox Debarge
Avoiding the Trifecta of Liability: Malpractice, HIPAA, & Medicaid Audits (COPE Pending 2 Hours)
Optometrists today face risks from a number of fronts. In this presentation, attorneys from Wiggin and Dana LLP will provide tips on avoiding liability from malpractice lawsuits, HIPAA noncompliance, and Medicaid audits. Attendees will: Hear about recent trends in medical malpractice verdicts and settlements, including relevant legislation, case law and risk management themes; Discover tips for responding to a claim letter, lawsuit or subpoena; Learn when HIPAA is applicable, what HIPAA requires, and hear about recent HIPAA enforcement activity and how providers can mitigate HIPAA liability; and Understand the Medicaid audit process, recent audit findings, and tips for survival.

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