Advisory Opinion Process: A Discussion with Current and Former Government Officials Regarding the CMS and OIG Advisory Opinion Processes (On-Demand Webinar)

Date: 11/09/23
Time:  On-Demand

Closed captions are available.

Overview: This webinar explores the process for seeking formal guidance from government agencies related to the Physician Self-Referral Law and Anti-Kickback Statute/Beneficiary Inducement Civil Monetary Penalty Laws.  The panel includes former and current government officials who discuss the process and scope of the advisory opinion processes.  The moderator asks the panel about frequently asked questions, and for tips for successful interaction with the government.

Learning Objectives: 

  • The audience will learn about the distinctions between the CMS and OIG advisory opinion processes.
  • The audience will gain an understanding of the statutory and regulatory framework for requesting an opinion, and the nuances corresponding with the government throughout the process.
  • The audience will learn about the impact and utility for the requestor and for the industry generally.


Speaker Information:

Amy Kearbey, Health Care and Life Sciences Partner, Winston and Strawn

Laura Morgan, Senior Counsel, Industry Guidance Branch, Office of Inspector General, US Department of Health and Human Services

Troy Barsky, Partner, Crowell


Stewart Kameen, Member, Bass Berry & Sims


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