Physician Alignment in a COVID-19 World: Navigating Practice Acquisitions, Post-Transaction Employment and the Regulatory Requirements

Date: Wednesday July 22, 2020

11:00 AM PDT | 02:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Joseph Wolfe
Webinar Id: 802076
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In this webinar Mr. Wolfe will discuss industry trends related to physician practice acquisitions and employment.

He will also discuss the evolving regulatory requirements s, including the Stark and Anti-Kickback Laws and the blanket waivers that were issued earlier this year in connection with the pandemic.

The webinar will discuss the scope and application of the previously issued blanket waivers related to COVID-19 physician arrangements. It will also address how health care leaders can analyze and document compliance during and after the pandemic.

Why should you Attend: In today’s challenging environment hospital, health care leaders and physicians are taking proactive steps to modify and stabilize their situations to better align to meet the needs of their patients and their communities in the short and long term.

As they evaluate potential options they should not lose sight of compliance because the government has warned that it will be working to combat potential fraud and abuse resulting from arrangements that were entered into in response to the pandemic.

In this challenging environment health care leaders should be aware of alignment trends and should understand how to navigate the evolving regulatory requirements so they can mitigate risk.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Physician practice alignment and acquisition trends, including fair market value and commercial reasonableness issues
  • Best practices for structuring, documenting and auditing acquisitions and employment
  • The scope and application of the Stark and Anti-Kickback laws and regulations, including transaction pitfalls and compliance issues

Who Will Benefit:
  • Hospital
  • Health System
  • Medical Group Executives
  • Compliance Officers
  • General Counsel
  • Contracting Specialists
  • Attorneys
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Consultants

Speaker Profile
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.

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