In the Know

Fraud and Abuse Update: A New PhRMA Code, Recent Investigations and Revisiting Our Favorite Issues
AGG Seminars & Webinars
August 27, 2008
Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
171 17th Street Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363

Monday, September 29, 2008
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
Jennifer Downs Burgar and Meredith A. Mlynar

The Recently Revised PhRMA Code (Mlynar

  • New Restrictions
    -Speaker Programs and Speaker Training Meetings
  • New Support
    -Third-Party Educational and/or Professional Meetings
  • Use of Prescriber Data – Will You Need New Policies?
  • Sales Representative Training – What They Need to Know
  • Increasing Adherence to the Code -- Introduction of the Certification Program  



New State Laws (Burgar) 

  • Washington, D.C. – Pharmaceutical Detailing
  • Nevada – A Company Marketing Code and Training
  • Massachusetts – A New State Code and Gift Limitations
  • A brief review of the other, existing state laws 



Revisiting “Favorite” Issues

  • A review of recurring compliance issues.
  • Consideration of how the revised PhRMA Code impacts those issues.

Georgia CLE credit has been applied for. Cost is $200 per site.