SMA has partnered with the Birmingham InfraGard Members Alliance (InfraGard) to present the Summit.

Experts from the FBI, HHS OIG, the US Attorney’s Office, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, and the legal sector come together for this unique educational opportunity.


Invited Speakers:

Dan Harkness, FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Healthcare Fraud Unit, FBI Headquarters, Washington, DC

Blake Henson Esq., Network Integrity Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama

Brad Robertson, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Chinelo Diké-Minor, Assistant United States Attorney, Health Care Fraud Coordinator, Northern District of Alabama

Jim Sturdivant, Shareholder, Sirote & Permutt

Michael D Tucker, Shareholder, Baker Donaldson


Physicians, practice managers, compliance officers, and other healthcare organization stakeholders should plan to attend. 

Planned Topics Include:

  • CMS Fraud – How to Detect, Avoid and Report

  • Opioid Fraud and Abuse – From the Front Lines

  • Pharmacy Benefits Managers Explained

  • Physician Payment Sunshine Act

  • Stark Law

  • Navigating Subleases

  • Qui Tam / Whistle Blower Statutes

  • and more…


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern Medical Association and InfraGard Healthcare. The Southern Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Education Credit – Physicians

Southern Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

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