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  • Compensation Under Management Agreements for Joint Ventures

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/26/2020 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    This webinar examines the valuation and compliance challenges in structuring compensation under health care management agreements between a joint venture and one of its members.

  • Federal False Claims Act: A Year in Review

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 02/27/2020 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Federal False Claims Act recoveries remained at an all-time high in 2019 as the United States government continues the fight against fraud. Last year saw a slew of new case law and announcements from the DOJ and some new enforcement priorities. “A Year in Review” will update you on the current regulatory enforcement environment, including: Important regulatory, compliance, and enforcement activity during 2019; Noteworthy settlements and lessons learned over the past year; Continuing developments with the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act; and Proactive compliance activities to protect your organization in 2020 and beyond.

  • Disruptive Physician Behavior: Addressing Issues Beyond a Discussion Over Coffee

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/03/2020 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    This webinar will address the highly engaging topic of how to address disruptive physician behavior. Items to be addressed include: - establishing internal programs to address practitioners who exhibit behaviors that undermine a hospital's culture of safety - efforts at early interventions that go beyond the collegial or "cup of coffee" conversations - input from Behavior Committee or Professionalism Committees - What to include in Professionalism Policies - providing tools to assist physicians with stopping their pattern of inappropriate behavior before it creates a black mark on their career - use of third party programs to address behavior - measures to address broader issues such as burnout or concerns with culture.

  • Physician Practices: Strategies for Remaining Independent

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/05/2020 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    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.

  • Lessons from Hahnemann University Hospital, Part I: Overview of Legal Realities, Obligations, and Recourse for Safety-Net Hospitals in Times of Trouble

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/10/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    An Overview of Legal Realities, Obligations, and Recourse for Safety-Net Hospitals in Times of Trouble, Including Discussion of Where Things Stand After Azar v. Allina Health Services

  • Lessons from Hahnemann University Hospital, Part II: Bringing a Hospital Back From the Brink—Operational Questions, Legal Options, and Danger Zones

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/24/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This session will include discussion of operational, contracting, compliance and transactional questions that may come before in-house counsel in severely distressed hospitals.

  • Lessons from Hahnemann University Hospital Webinar Series - All Parts

    Contains 2 Product(s)

    A recurring and troubling theme in news headlines is that hospitals—rural and safety net hospitals, in particular—are in distress. They are filing for bankruptcy and closing their doors at an alarming rate. Health care news sources publish almost daily reports of hospital bankruptcies and closures, including ongoing coverage of high-profile cases such as that of Hahnemann University Hospital, a 170-year old not-for-profit safety net hospital and academic medical center in Center City Philadelphia, which announced its impending closure in spring of 2019 and has faced various legal woes since.

  • Potential Operational Implications of the Stark Law Proposed Rule for Health Care Entities

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/26/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

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

  • AI and Health Law, Part II: Payment and Coverage Issues

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/31/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This session will discuss payment models for AI in health care, including discussion of program integrity issues. It will also explore the use of AI for health care claims processing, in particular addressing how predictive and automated technology are being used in the revenue cycle and the resulting legal and compliance concerns.

  • #MeToo and Medical Staffs—A New Generation of Providers Entering the Hospital Workplace

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/01/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Hospital systems and physician groups are seeing a change in expectations from incoming workforce members from the Millennial generation. We will address how the landscape has shifted in the past 20, 10, 5 years, best practices for sexual harassment policies, and ideas for how to transition the hospital culture.

  • The FTC/DOJ Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines and Its Implications for Transactions in the Health Care Sector

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/07/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    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.

  • Value Based Arrangements and FMV/CR Webinar Series, Part I: Analyzing Hot Button Issues in Private Equity and FMV

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/16/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This webinar will provide an overview of the current trends in private equity and health system acquisitions of physician practices and Fair Market Value considerations. Specifically, the speakers will address hot button issues including a discussion of various structural, regulatory, and business challenges and considerations with different types of buyers and sellers. In addition, the speakers will provide valuation insight with an overview of the process and provide guidance on common pitfalls to avoid.

  • AI and Health Law, Part III: Liability Issues and Data Bias

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 04/28/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Panelists will discuss the extent to which AI should be disclosed to patients as part of informed consent. The session also will explore the significant ambiguity that currently exists related to whether a harm resulting from use of AI should be attributed to product liability or professional liability, including who is or should be the responsible party, implications for the standard of care, and allocation of risk through specific contractual terms. This session also will look at data bias and ethics issues relating to the adoption of AI technologies in health care, including data selection, informed consent, and accuracy of patient-generated data.

  • Value Based Arrangements and FMV/CR Webinar Series, Part II: Designing Compliant and Contemporary Physician Compensation Models That Support Value-Based Care

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 05/14/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    As health care organizations continue to focus on improving efficiency, quality of care, and patient access, compensation approaches to support the changing care delivery, reimbursement, and financial environment are also evolving. This webinar will examine the innovative approaches for compensating physicians currently being developed.

  • AI and Health Law, Part IV: Privacy and Security

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 05/19/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This session will dive into challenges surrounding maintaining the privacy and security of data, and how those challenges may shift as use of AI increases, including standards of NIST, ONC, OCR (HIPAA), and others.

  • Value Based Arrangements and FMV/CR Webinar Series, Part III: The Rise of Advanced Practice Providers – An Overview of Key Utilization, FMV, and Stark Law Issues

    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. This webinar will provide an overview of contractual arrangements and compensation strategies organizations may have with APPs. Specifically, the speakers will address advanced issues in regards to utilizing APPs in a compliant manner, strategies to compensate these individuals, and the interplay between the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, physicians, and APPs. The speakers will highlight specific arrangements and strategies for organizations to understand how to more effectively develop a compliant strategy around APPs.