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About Bob Wade

Bob Wade is the creator of Captain Integrity. Bob is a lawyer and an engaging nationally recognized speaker on health care compliance and legal issues. He represents health systems, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups, physicians and other medical providers. Bob is a former general counsel and organizational integrity officer for a hospital system, the editor of “A Guide to Complying With Stark Physician Self-Referral Rules," and a member of the editorial advisory board for the “Report on Medical Compliance." The Captain Integrity education program takes complex issues and describes them in practical, understandable terms that can be easily operationalized.

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
100 North Michigan
South Bend, IN 46601
Tel: 574-237-1107
Fax: 574-237-1125
Bob.Wade@btlaw.com

Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America - Health Care Law, 2009-11
  • Indiana Super Lawyers - Health Care Law, 2009-11
  • Order of the Coif
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Pi Phi Pi
  • Ohio State University Law Journal - Managing Editor, 1988-89
  • Boys Scouts of America - Distinguished Service Award

Board Memberships

  • Compliance Monitor - Advisory Board, 2008-present
  • Holy Cross College - Board of Trustees, 2005-present
  • River Valley Community Church - Elder, 1999-2006; Finance Committee 2006-present
  • Covenant Christian School, 1993-99 - President 1994-96 and 1998-99
  • Boy Scouts of America, LaSalle Council - Executive Board, 1993-97; Friends of Scouting Annual Campaign, Co-Chair, 2000-present
  • Christmas in April, 1993-96

Appointments & Professional Associations

Appointments
  • Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' Medical Informatics Commission, 2005-07.


Professional Associations
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Health Care Compliance Association

Civic Activities

  • South Bend Downtown Rotary Club, 1994-present
  • Junior Irish Soccer Club - Club President, 2008-present; Memorial Day Invitational Tournament Director, 2005-08; Tournament Planning Committee, 2005-present
  • Trinity School Fellows, 2003-07
  • Boy Scouts of America, LaSalle Council - Friends of Scouting Annual Campaign Chair, 2000-present

Publications

  • The Compliance Officer's Handbook, co-author with Christine Bachrach, Second Edition, 2009 (Publisher: HCPro, Inc., Marblehead, Mass.)
  • "Flat Line: Are Provider-Based Cardiology Diagnostic Testing Joint Ventures Between Physician Organizations and Hospitals Dead Under the Current Regulatory System?" co-author with Derek Empie, American Health Lawyers Association Hospital and Health Systems Practice Group Newsletter, April 2009
  • 2008 Health Law Primer, contributing editor, 2008 (Author: Kathy Kenyon. Publisher: HCPro, Inc., Marblehead, Mass.)
  • The Healthcare Compliance Professional's Guide to Risk Assessments, co-author with Stephen A. Miller, 2007 (Publisher: HCPro, Inc., Marblehead, Mass.)

Presentations

Bob is a frequent speaker at national conferences, including those sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association and Health Care Compliance Association. Topics covered by Bob include Stark Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Physician and Provider Contracting, Fair Market Value and Commercially Reasonable Documentation, How to Conduct Internal Investigations, Compliance Effectiveness and issues related to Corporate Integrity Agreements and interactions with the Department of Justice and Office of Inspector General.



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