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Speaker, "The DOJ and Corporate Compliance Programs–Historical Expectations and Recent Developments​," AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum 2022

Speaking Engagements

Jonathan Porter and Salvador Hernandez will co-present with Adam Briggs, Mayo Clinic's Chief Compliance Officer, "The DOJ and Corporate Compliance Programs–Historical Expectations and Recent Developments," at the American Health Law Association Fraud and Compliance Forum on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

This session highlights the compliance program expectations of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as set out in the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs (ECCP). Also covered will be the department’s 2021 white-collar crime enforcement initiative and related compliance program enhancement initiative and their implications for the healthcare sector. Specifically:

  • The main elements of the ECCP and their applicability to the healthcare sector
  • A sample healthcare compliance program as measured against the expectations established under the ECCP  
  • The DOJ’s white collar crime enforcement initiative and takeaways for the health care sector one year on—including discussion of trends, key prosecutions, and settlements
  • Criminal- and civil-risk indicators and mitigation strategies in light of the DOJ enforcement initiative
  • Review of the DOJ’s compliance program enhancement initiative and analysis of related statements by DOJ leadership   
  • Development and implications of the DOJ’s requirement for “compliance officer certifications” in case-settlement agreements

For more information, visit the event website.


Salvador Hernandez

Senior Compliance and Ethics Advisor