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Tuesday, June 28th- 

12:30-12:45 p.m.- Introduction/Welcome by NYSADSA Leadership
1:00-5:00 p.m.- Regulations Refresh Session with Betsy Geary, NYSADSA Past President

Wednesday, June 29-

Tentative 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. -  LGBTQ+ Aging Session 
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - Cybersecurity, Healthcare, and Home Health- Are You At Risk? with Eric Rubenstein, Advize Health's Direction of Litigation, Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Support.
On June 29, 2022, from 12:30-1:30 PM, retired HHS-OIG Senior Special Agent Eric Rubenstein, Advize Health’s Director of Litigation, Fraud, Waste and Abuse Support will present on the above topic. He will discuss cybersecurity from a high level and inform attendees on protecting healthcare information, thus reducing the potential for breaches and exposing your organization to litigation, liability and scrutiny.

1:30 - 2:00 p.m. - BREAK 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - NADSA Presentation on National Data Collection Project with Bill Zagorski, NADSA President and Lance Roberts, NADSA Associate Director for Membership & Education.
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - HCBS Final Rule Overview with panel speakers from KIV Consulting

Thursday, June 30 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - HCBS Final Rule and Your Social Adult Day Program with Yvonne Ward, NYSADSA Vice President for Public Policy & Tammy Ryan, NYSADSA Vice President for Education.
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - HCBS and Social Adult Day Services Experiential Workshop with Tammy Ryan, NYSADSA Vice President for Education. 

 

Bill Zagorski

Bill Zagorski is the C.E.O. of American Senior Care Center, Inc. overseeing Centennial Adultcare Centers’ Adult Day Health Care centers, home care, and transportation services, serving adults throughout middle Tennessee.Bill is a Nashville native, who completed his undergraduate degree at Xavier University, and his graduate degrees in Cancer and Cell Biology, and Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine in Cincinnati Ohio where he split his career in academic research primarily in cancer biology followed by molecular genetics, immunology, and virology.He and his family returned to Nashville in 2011 and expanded American Senior Care Centers, Inc. founded by his parents in 1991 adding second and third locations in Middle Tennessee in 2015 and 2017, respectively. In 2022, American Senior Care Centers acquired another Nashville provider and integrated their members and staff into their current operations.In addition to his role with American Senior Care Centers, Bill is the Board Chair and the Research Committee Chair for the National Adult Day Services Association, the President of the Tennessee Association of Adult Day Services, and the immediate past Chair of the Tennessee Coalition for Better Aging, and a member of the Board of the Tennessee Federation for the Aging.

Eric Rubenstein

 Seasoned retired federal law enforcement officer (25 years), specializing in white-collar crime investigations as a Special Agent for HHS-OIG. Wide-ranging experience involving federal healthcare programs, with an emphasis on crimes involving the Medicare and Medicaid programs by health care providers, including physicians, pharmacies and health care entities. Demonstrated success in complex criminal investigative management and planning. Over $500 million in restitution, forfeiture, damages, penalties and fines to government programs and over 150 convictions and civil settlements involving healthcare fraud matters. Broad trial experience, including three criminal trials in fourteen months (9 trials in all, including the first Civil False Claims Act trial in the District of New Jersey involving a violation of Stark). 20 years of presentation and training facilitation experience and a feature presenter/trainer at local, regional and national training academies, conferences (such as the National Healthcare Fraud Association and the American Association of Professional Coders) and subject matter case analysis. Extensive mentoring and training of new agents. A conduit of information on internal and external policies and procedures for criminal, civil and administrative investigative matters.

A previous member of the IBM UCM project, providing Subject Matter Expertise on FWA matters as part of the Optimization Team servicing all UCM user groups (including UPICS, MEDIC and the greater UCM user community-law enforcement). A former of the Trusted-Third Party for the Healthcare Fraud Prevention Partnership (HFPP) serving the membership of the HFPP and providing SME in the areas of FWA and investigative efforts to combat FWA in healthcare.

Assist/consult with law firms and providers on due diligence, statistical sampling, self-disclosures, subpoena response, and OIG compliance-related issues, trial and litigation support. Subject Matter Expert (SME) in a variety of healthcare FWA issues, and previously retained as such for litigation and report preparation purposes.

 Elizabeth A. Geary, M.Ed., LMSW

After actively working for more than 30 years in Social Model Adult Day Services Administration and Advocacy, Elizabeth (Betsy) Geary has continued to provide support and training since she retired in late 2018. During her formal career, Ms. Geary established social model adult day programs in Manhattan and in Suffolk County, Long Island. She served as President of NYSADSA and has provided statewide trainings on NYS Standards and Regulations, Assessment and Care Planning.
In addition to assisting social model adult day programs and providing related training, Ms. Geary enjoys giving Walking Tours of the Rondout waterfront area in Kingston, NY. She also volunteers at People’s Place, a local community non-profit organization.