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PM101: Corporate Compliance
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Speaker: Paul Bruning, DHA, ATC, Director of Orthopedic Service Line, Signature Medical Group

During this session, you will gain a high-level understanding of healthcare corporate compliance and the practical application of today’s laws in an orthopaedic practice management setting.


After this session, you will know:

  • Stark Law & Anti-Kickback Statute: understand the applications and implications of the Stark Law and Anti-kickback Statute on orthopaedic practice management.
  • Fraud, Abuse, and the False Claims Act: understand medical fraud, abuse, and the False Claims Act, and how to identify at-risk scenarios.
  • Fair Debt Collections Act: understand the rights of medical practices and patients when collecting outstanding debt.
  • Elements of corporate compliance that each physician practice should have in place in order to meet governmental regulations.


About the Speaker

Dr. Paul Bruning is the Director of Orthopedic Service Line for Signature Medical Group. Dr. Bruning has more than 25 years of experience in musculoskeletal care and management. He has held leadership positions with state, regional, and national membership and accrediting bodies. Dr. Bruning has presented local, state, regional, and national meetings on clinical, leadership, and healthcare topics. He has been active in advocacy for the AAOE and has testified before the Florida legislature on several occasions and visited Washington, DC to meet with legislative members. Dr. Bruning was the Advocacy Council chair for the AAOE and honored with the AAOE Presidents Award by former AAOE President Donald Schreiner. He still serves as a member of the AAOE Board of Directors.


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