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  • Cutting Edge Issues and Trends in Health Care Fair Market Value, Part III: Advanced Practice Providers – How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed the Utilization and Deployment of APPs

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 06/18/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Historically physicians were the sole clinical provider for most patients across the country; however, over the past few decades nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, and physician assistants (“Advanced Practice Providers or APPs”) have expanded the concept of a provider. The COVID-19 pandemic required health systems across the country to deploy APPs in various ways and the governments around the country waived many restrictions around APPs. This webinar will focus those concepts including strategies around compensation of these individuals with a focus on long term implications for effective utilization of APPs.

  • Cutting Edge Issues and Trends in Health Care Fair Market Value Webinar Series, All Parts - On Demand Recording

    Contains 2 Product(s)

    This webinar series will examine three cutting edge fair market value (FMV) issues that health care organizations are facing in 2020. Notably, health care organizations are exploring FMV in the context of joint venture structures and unique arrangements with private equity backed entities. Many are also structuring value-based arrangements and are seeking methods to determine and document FMV compensation for care coordination, quality, and cost containment. Finally, health care organizations nationwide are developing more innovative compensation models with Advanced Practice Providers (NPs, PAs, CNMs, CRNAs) that align with industry FMV principles. Please join our panel of experts as they delve into these three top cutting-edge issues.

  • Fraud and Abuse in the Age of Coronavirus: Current and Future Federal Criminal and Civil Enforcement Actions

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 06/10/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The Federal government stimulus in response to the Coronavirus pandemic will lead to a significant flow of federal money to many industries, including health care. We know from past federal stimulus efforts that the risk of fraud and abuse is high, and the federal government is taking proactive measures to combat fraud and abuse resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic response. At the same time, the regulations concerning the stimulus money and guidance related to the Stark blanket waivers and other regulatory guidance is evolving and open to interpretation. Our speakers will cover the potential criminal and civil exposures, the ongoing government response to monitor and pursue fraud and abuse, and guidance for health care entities who are working in this quickly changing regulatory environment. The panel will also discuss DOJ's focus on investigating and prosecuting efforts to take advantage of the pandemic by selling fraudulent services and treatments.

  • Health Care Systems: Navigating the Tax Consequences for Nonprofit and For-Profit Structures - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/20/2020

    Public Charity Classification Operational Requirements Applicable to Each Type of Classification Impact of Operational Requirements in Hospital System Structures Unrelated Business Income for Exempt Hospital System Structures Use of For-profit Entities within Hospital System Structures Entity Choice Elections Many Examples of the Above Topics

  • Impact of Proposed Stark Law Changes on Existing Exceptions and New Blanket Waivers - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/30/2020

    This webinar will discuss CMS’ blanket Stark waivers that enable a fuller response to the Coronavirus Pandemic and the practical application of the Stark Blanket waivers, unanswered questions, and the potential fraud and abuse concerns in typical business transactions. In addition, the panel will address the SPRINT’s proposed changes to established exceptions and their impact on clients.

  • The FTC/DOJ Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines and its Implications for Transactions in the Health Care Sector - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/07/2020

    On January 10, 2020, the FTC and DOJ issued draft vertical merger guidelines. While many agree that the 1984 Non-Horizontal Merger Guidelines are outdated and long overdue to be rescinded, the issuance of the current draft guidelines is not without controversy. Although both FTC Commissioners Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Rohit Chopra agree that the 1984 guidelines are outdated, they each take issue with the latest guidelines as proposed. This webinar will discuss the pros and cons of the draft guidelines from a legal and economic perspective, and provide insight into how application of the guidelines, once finalized, will impact the health care sector.

  • Potential Operational Implications of the Stark Law Proposed Rule for Health Care Entities - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/26/2020

    Stark Law, group practice profit distributions, potential regulatory modifications, practical implications of proposed regulatory flexibility.

  • Physician Practices: Strategies for Remaining Independent - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/05/2020

    Physician practices are struggling to maintain their independence, with many opting to sell their practices to private equity or health systems. For those wishing to maintain their independence, it is critically important that they understand opportunities for growth, successful partnerships and joint ventures, and that they know how to maximize and maintain the value of their key assets (physician, patients, and data). This webinar will describe several innovative business models and strategies for physicians to maintain their independence. Attendees will also receive sample provisions and checklists to help them advise their clients on these models and legal issues associated therewith.

  • Autism and Other Emotional and Intellectual Disability Services: Current Transactions, Reimbursement Landscape and Landmark Litigation - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/13/2020

    Autism rates have exploded nationally from 1 in 166 children to 1 in 59 over the last 15 years. This statistic alone makes it incumbent upon all health care attorneys to prepare their clients, whether it be clinicians...

  • Keys to Private Equity Transactions in Health Care - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 12/03/2019

    There are many factors to account for when engaging in private equity (PE) transactions within the health care sector. This webinar will be an interactive presentation and discussion that will “drill down” on material aspects of the PE/health care transactions structure. This includes but is not limited to preliminary discussions and diligence undertakings, and more nuanced transactional matters relating to negotiations and definitive agreements. Numerous facets of PE/health care transactional considerations will be explored, including compliance and regulatory adherence. Valuation principles and economic terms will address key takeaways for all relevant parties. Longer-term strategies, subsequent add-ons or roll-ups, and eventual exits will be considered. Ancillary services, post-transaction growth opportunities, and other matters relating to health care transactional readiness will be prominent in our discussion and presentation.

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