Joseph Wolfe is an attorney with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C., the largest health care focused law firm in the country. Mr. Wolfe provides advice and counsel to some of the nation's largest health systems, hospitals and medical groups on a variety of health care issues. He regularly counsels clients on a national basis regarding compliance-focused physician compensation and alignment strategies. He is a frequent speaker on issues related to the physician self-referral statute (Stark Law), hospital-physician transactions, physician compensation governance and health care valuation issues. Before attending law school at the University of Wisconsin, he served as a combat engineer in the United States Army.
An overhaul to the Stark Law may be on the horizon. In June of 2018 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking feedback from health care industry stakeholders on the burdens of compliance with the Stark Law as it exists today and asking input on necessary enhancements.
In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide a straight-forward, practical explanation of developing concepts, including the quality and value metrics into new federal health care programs and commercial payment systems, new delivery models, what providers can be doing to develop a value-based strategy, and the application of the Stark Law and other fraud and abuse laws to new models aimed at population health, quality of care and cost control.
In this session Mr. Wolfe will discuss best practices for confirming and documenting group practice structures and compensation models to minimize enterprise risk.
This webinar will focus on the major fraud and abuse laws, including the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act. Mr. Wolfe will discuss best practices to minimize liability exposure and penalties, including conducting compliance audits, instituting policies, and establishing ongoing monitoring and reviews. An understanding of the fraud and abuse laws and these best practices will be critical as providers navigate their organizations through this perfect storm.
This webinar will focus on the major fraud and abuse laws, including the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act. In this webinar Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of the health care regulatory issues related to implementing value-based physician compensation models.
In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of the Stark Law and its 2016 changes. He will also discuss best practices for implementing and auditing physician compensation arrangements to minimize liability exposure and penalties, including conducting compliance audits, instituting policies, and establishing ongoing monitoring and review processes.
In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide a general Stark Law overview. He will also discuss best practices for auditing existing space lease arrangements and for implementing new time-share arrangements under the new 2016 Stark rules.