Fraud and Abuse: Recent Changes to PhRMA’s Code Related to Speaker Programs

In this episode of AHLA's monthly series on fraud and abuse issues, Matthew Wetzel, Partner, Goodwin Procter, speaks with Julie Wagner, Head of Global Ethics, Compliance & Enforcement Legal Policy, PhRMA, and Martina Rozumberkova, Principal, Control Risks, about changes made to the PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America) Code related to speaker programs, partly in response to 2020 guidance from HHS’ Office of Inspector General. They discuss PhRMA’s process for making changes, what compliance officers need to know about the changes, and PhRMA’s role in the debate about the provision of meals. From AHLA's Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. Sponsored by BRG.