CHARLESTON, SC—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Alissa Fleming spoke on “Telehealth Services, Fraud and Abuse – Emerging Issues” at the February 5, 2020 Palmetto Care Connections webinar.

Fleming’s presentation focused on compliance and regulatory issues with regard to telehealth arrangements under the Federal Anti-kickback Statute and Stark Law. The program included a discussion of what constitutes a referral and remuneration under federal law as well as considerations in structuring various telemedicine arrangements. In addition, Fleming spoke on recent enforcement trends and potential penalties for violations.

Palmetto Care Connections offers free monthly webinars (web-based seminars) on the latest telehealth trends and topics in South Carolina through its partnership with South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium (SCAHEC).

Alissa Fleming advises national, regional and local healthcare providers on a broad range of legal issues. As both an attorney and a registered nurse, she uses her first-hand experience to understand and strategically address some of her clients’ biggest industry challenges. Fleming’s clients include large hospital systems as well as long term care facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies, and healthcare professionals.