Fraud and Abuse Update: A New PhRMA Code, Recent Investigations and Revisiting Our Favorite Issues

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August 27, 2008

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Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
171 17th Street Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363
United States of America

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.