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2015 ACPEN Signature Series

ACPEN Signature courses are the flagship CPE events of ACPEN, and the top of the line in CPE programing. 

Signature courses, begin in May each year, continue monthly throughout the year, and are replayed for live credit several times, including in December and January. 

Each showcases important and timely CPE topics, using enhanced production techniques, and are delivered by panels of national experts, practitioners, and representatives of regulatory and standard setting bodies.

To see what courses are included in this year, please click on the ACPEN Signature category below. 

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Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update: What 2 Watch 4


  • Length: 1 Hour
  • This course covers the 10 hottest topics in health care policy for 2014 including the Massachusetts wage index, patient observation days, tax exempt status, ICD-10 codes, temporary fix to the sustainable growth rate, and more. 

Basic Course Information

  • CPE Credits: 1
  • Program Level (Basic, Update, Intermediate, Advanced, Overview): Update
  • Prerequisites: Some familiarity with federal policy programs and health care
  • Advanced Preparation: Reviewing the supplementary course handout is encouraged
  • Designed For: CPAs and financial managers in the health care industry
  • Producer: Florida Institute of CPAs
  • Field of Study 1: Specialized Knowledge and Applications (1 hours)

Learning Objectives

  • Learning Objectives: *Describe several pieces of current national legislation and how it will impact the health care industry.

Major Subjects


  • Faculty and Production Information
    • Larry A. Oday, Esq, PLLC, President
    • Larry Oday is the President of Larry Oday, Esq, PLLC. He has been involved in healthcare law for nearly 40 years. In the early 1980s, he was the Director of the Bureau of Program Policy (later known as the Bureau of Eligibility, Reimbursement and Coverage) for HCFA (now CMS). One of his signature achievements in those years was the successful design, enactment and implementation of the Prospective Payment System for hospital inpatients under the Medicare program.

      Larry has been actively engaged in the private practice of law since 1984. He specializes in helping hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, health plans and other stakeholders in the Medicare and Medicaid programs achieve their coverage and reimbursement goals while remaining fully compliant with Federal healthcare law and policy.

      Larry retired from a major international law firm in December 2010 after being a partner in that firm for nearly 20 years. However, Larry continues to maintain an active health law practice as a sole practitioner.

      Larry lectures widely on Medicare law and policy matters. He has also written numerous articles for newsletters. Larry was named an Outstanding Lawyer for 2012 for the District of Columbia in the specialty of health law.

Course Materials

  • Course Materials
    • Important CPE Credit Information_2014 (0)
    • Slides- Handout (7)
    • Oday- Protecting Access to Medicare (2)

Additional Information

  • Course Registration Requirements: Online Registration
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