Structuring and Auditing Physician Employment Agreements 2017
- Start Date:
- Tuesday, 14 February, 2017
- End Date:
- Tuesday, 14 February, 2017 11:00am
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Overview: In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of the Stark Law, including its 2016 changes. He will also discuss best practices for negotiating and drafting employment agreements 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: As health care organizations and physicians develop employment arrangements, they must manage their compliance and enterprise risk by ensuring the employment is defensible under the Stark Law.
Prior to moving forward with any employment arrangement, the parties should carefully evaluate whether the proposed structure and financial terms support compliance with Stark's technical requirements and key tenets of defensibility so they will be prepared to mount a defense in the event the arrangement is ever challenged. This webinar will focus on the Stark Law's underlying technical requirements and key tenets of defensibility as they apply to physician employment arrangements.
Areas Covered in the Session: Provide a general Stark Law overview.Examine critical components of Stark compliant employment arrangementsDiscuss best practices for drafting employment agreements and the related financial termsDescribe best practices for auditing employment agreementsReview processes for documenting fair market value and commercial reasonablenessDiscuss best practices for auditing existing arrangements and potential pitfalls Who Will Benefit: In-House CounselHealth Care Compliance OfficersHealth Care Human ResourcesHealth Care CFOsHealth 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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