Compensating Employed Physicians: Key Stark Law Considerations

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Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Joseph Wolfe
Webinar Id: 801209

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In this webinar Mr. Wolfe will describe how to evaluate whether a proposed employment structure and financial terms will support compliance with Stark's technical requirements and key tenets of defensibility to manage risk.

Overview:

In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of the Stark Law, including its recent changes. He will also discuss best practices for structuring, negotiating physician employment agreements. The webinar will focus on regulatory requirements, key provisions, valuation considerations and potential pitfalls that should be avoided.

Why should you Attend: As health care organizations and physicians develop their employment arrangements, they must ensure the employment and compensation structures are defensible under the Stark Law. In this webinar Mr. Wolfe will describe how to evaluate whether a proposed employment structure and financial terms will support compliance with Stark's technical requirements and key tenets of defensibility to manage risk.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Provide a General Stark Law overview
  • Examine Critical Components of Stark Compliant Employment Arrangements
  • Discuss best Practices for Drafting Employment Agreements and the related Financial Terms
  • Describe best Practices for Auditing Employment Agreements
  • Review processes for Documenting Fair Market value and Commercial Reasonableness
  • Discuss best Practices for Auditing Existing Arrangements and Potential Pitfalls

Who Will Benefit:
  • In-House Counsel
  • Health Care Compliance Officers
  • Health Care Human Resources
  • Health Care CFOs
  • Health Care Executives

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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