Bring a Friend for Free
A Buffalo Chapter event
Throughout the month of April, NY MGMA will hold special events throughout the state - "Bring a Friend for Free." Each Member is encouraged to attend their local event and bring one friend for free as a way of introducing to them all the great educational and networking events that the NY MGMA has to offer. NY MGMA members: Please register yourself for the event under the member rate and add your friend as a guest for the free admission.
7:30 AM Registration, Networking & Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:15 AM Compliance Resolutions for Health Care: Plan Now or Pay Later
Robert G. Trusiak, Esq., Attorney at Law, Trusiak Law
9:15 AM Break and Networking
9:30 AM Health Care Emergency Preparedness: Planning, Coordination, Response and Recovery
Jay Roorbach, Sr. Emergency Planning Coordinator, University at Buffalo
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Developing a Successful Digital Marketing Campaign
Brad Smith, CEO BARQAR Marketing
12:00 PM Program Concludes
About the Speakers
Robert G. Trusiak, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Mr. Trusiak served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in charge of the civil health care fraud unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Buffalo, NY. Mr. Trusiak prosecuted civil and criminal cases on behalf of the United States of America involving health care fraud, Department of Defense fraud, HUD fraud, grant fraud, VA fraud, ERISA violations, Tax fraud, Securities fraud, Customs violations, USDA violations, and all forms of procurement fraud. He also served as Chief Compliance Officer at a large health care provider, caring for over one million patients annually, where he managed the internal Compliance team, litigation teams of outside counsel, litigated administrative and contractual actions, ensured regulatory and statutory compliance, including Medicare Secondary Payor and HIPAA, and resolved matters involving accrediting and enforcement entities as well as individual matters. Mr. Trusiak also is an Adjunct Professor, University of Buffalo, teaching a graduate level course entitled “Health Care Fraud and Abuse.” Mr. Trusiak also was an Assistant County Prosecutor, Cuyahoga County, Ohio (Cleveland, Ohio), in which he prosecuted more than 50 trials involving homicide, rape, assault, and multiple kilogram drug offenses.
Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator
University at Buffalo
Jay coordinates planning for emergencies that affect operations of the University, organizes and leads the overall University response strategies when emergencies happen, and ensures continuity of business services, instruction, and research. He designed, built, and currently leads the UB Incident Management Team and Emergency Operations Center. Jay has over 20 years of experience in emergency management and preparedness, regulatory compliance and enforcement, and hazardous materials management in the federal, state, military and civilian sectors.
Jay has a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from UB and has a BS in Management from Upper Iowa University, was a certified U.S. Army Instructor, and has formal training in emergency management, incident command and investigation, and hazardous materials management.
Founder & CEO
Brad is the Founder and CEO of BARQAR Marketing. His background combines a Masters in education, Bachelors in psychology and communication with experience in marketing, advertising, consulting and speaking. For the past 15 years, Brad has helped organizations of all sizes enhance their marketing efforts and be heard! As an expert in online marketing, Brad has consulted with hundreds of companies on driving more visibility, engagement and ROI from their marketing efforts.
Exclusive Professional Liability Sponsor for New York MGMA
Local Event Sponsor Includes complimentary registration and meals for one company representative, one six-foot table, one chair, electricity, WiFi, logo on registration placard and in the event details on the website and post event conference attendee list.
Continuing Education Units
Earn up to 1.0 in-person continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives and up to 1.0 continuing professional educational credit hours for Certified Public Accountants for each hour of education from, The New York State Education Department, Professional Licensing Services. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.