Structuring and Auditing Non-Physician Practitioner Arrangements Under the Anti-Kickback and Stark Laws

Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Joseph Wolfe
Webinar Id: 801210

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This webinar will focus on the Stark Law's underlying technical requirements and key tenets of defensibility as they apply to NPP arrangements, As health care organizations and physicians develop Non-Physician Practitioner arrangements, they must manage their compliance and enterprise risk by ensuring their arrangements are defensible under the Anti-Kickback and Stark Laws.

Overview:

In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute. He will also discuss best practices for negotiating and drafting NPP arrangements on behalf of health systems, hospitals, medical groups and physician practices. The webinar will focus on regulatory requirements, key provisions, valuation considerations and potential pitfalls that should be avoided.

Why should you Attend: Prior to moving forward with any NPP arrangements, the parties should carefully evaluate whether the proposed structure and financial terms support compliance with Stark and Anti-Kickback so they will be prepared to mount a defense in the event the arrangement is ever challenged. This webinar will focus on the regulatory requirements and key tenets of defensibility as they apply to NPP arrangements.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Provide a general Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute overview
  • Examine critical components of compliant NPP arrangements
  • Discuss best practices for NPP arrangements and the related financial terms
  • Describe best practices for auditing these arrangements
  • Review processes for documenting fair market value and commercial reasonableness
  • Discuss best practices for auditing existing NPP 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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