Poindexter Elected Chair of ABA Interest Group

Partner Carol Poindexter was elected chair of the American Bar Association's Healthcare Fraud & Compliance Interest Group during a meeting of the Health Law Section Interest Group Leaders on September 27-28, 2007. The Healthcare Fraud & Compliance Interest Group focuses on fraud and abuse prevention, investigations and prosecutions.

Poindexter was a featured panelist in an October 3, 2007, CLE teleconference titled “Physician-Vendor Relationships Under Heightened Government Scrutiny.” Topics of discussion included physician gifts, “sham” consulting payments and best practices for ensuring compliance with the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act. The 90-minute teleconference was sponsored by Hospital Litigation Reporter, Health Law Week and New York Health Law Update.