Distance Learning

Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, All Parts - On Demand Recording

Time (All Sessions): 90 minutes
Sessions Format: On Demand Recording

The December 2017 passage of the federal tax reform law, referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act"), will impact basic business decisions affecting all of our clients, whether taxable or tax-exempt; small, medium or large; providers or payers. Yet there is confusion about the impact of the Act and how, if at all, changes will need to be made to our business structures, plans and operations. 

To help AHLA members think through these issues and provide understanding and advice to our clients, the Tax and Finance Practice Group has partnered with the Business Law and Governance, Hospitals and Health Systems, In-House Counsel, Labor and Employment, Payers, Plans, and Managed Care, Physician Organizations, and Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Groups to bring you a series of webinars focusing on the Act's wide-reaching impact.

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

  • The Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, PT I - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 03/12/2018

    The threshold issue of our clients is "now that the Act has been passed, do I need to restructure my company to take advantage of these changes to the tax law?' This first webinar will try to help us effectively guide our clients through the new tax maze. It will describe the Act's changes to tax rates and historic business tax deductions, the elimination of the corporate alternate minimum tax, and the new deduction for "qualified business income" of pass-through entities under Section 199A. The speakers will assess how these changes challenge fundamental principles of business structuring and tax planning and whether the Act should change our traditional advice to clients about the structuring of their businesses.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic:  To Pass-through or Not to Pass-Through? Corporate Entity Planning Post Tax Reform

    The threshold issue of our clients is "now that the Act has been passed, do I need to restructure my company to take advantage of these changes to the tax law?'  This first webinar will try to help us effectively guide our clients through the new tax maze.  It will describe the Act's changes to tax rates and historic business tax deductions, the elimination of the corporate alternate minimum tax, and the new deduction for "qualified business income" of pass-through entities under Section 199A.  The speakers will assess how these changes challenge fundamental principles of business structuring and tax planning and whether the Act should change our traditional advice to clients about the structuring of their businesses. 

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Business Law & Governance Practice Group
    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
    • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
    • Labor and Employment Practice Group 
    • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group 
    • Physician Organizations Practice Group 
    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group

    David C. Gair, Esq.

    Partner

    Gray Reed
    Dallas, TX
    Bio

    Gary Sastow, Esq.

    Partner

    Brown Gruttadaro, Gaujean & Prato LLC
    New York, NY
    Bio

    Art Van Buren, CPA

    Shareholder, Tax Services

    LBMC
    Nashville, TN
    Bio

    Susan F. Zinder

    Attorney

    Law Office of Susan F. Zinder, PLLC.
    New York, NY
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • The Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, PT III - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 05/21/2018

    The Act creates a whole new world for players in healthcare private equity and international markets. How will changes to corporate and partnership tax rules impact operations and structuring decisions? How will fund managers and investors be impacted by changes to the carried interest and net operating loss rules? How will shifting from a "worldwide" to a 'territorial' tax platform impact international healthcare operators? After navigating the Act's deemed repatriation of foreign income tax hit, will we receive much needed guidance on the new global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) provisions? Our panelists will tailor their advice to assist sophisticated organizations operating or investing in the healthcare arena.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic:  Private Equity and International Tax Considerations: A Whole New World

    The Act creates a whole new world for players in healthcare private equity and international markets.  How will changes to corporate and partnership tax rules impact operations and structuring decisions?  How will fund managers and investors be impacted by changes to the carried interest and net operating loss rules?  How will shifting from a "worldwide" to a 'territorial' tax platform impact international healthcare operators?  After navigating the Act's deemed repatriation of foreign income tax hit, will we receive much needed guidance on the new global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) provisions?  Our panelists will tailor their advice to assist sophisticated organizations operating or investing in the healthcare arena.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Business Law & Governance Practice Group
    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
    • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
    • Labor and Employment Practice Group 
    • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group 
    • Physician Organizations Practice Group 
    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • The Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, PT II - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 03/26/2018

    Relatively unscathed in 1986, the last time our federal tax rules were overhauled comprehensively, tax-exempt organizations have been in the crosshairs of Congress's tax-writing committees for many years. As with any legislative vehicle, there are opportunities for winners and losers. Make no mistake: tax-exempt healthcare organizations are losers under the Act. Eliminating the estate tax's reach and doubling the standard deduction will challenge revenue-strapped organizations seeking charitable contributions. The Act toughens the Unrelated Business Income Tax—​or UBIT—​rules, introduces a new executive compensation excise tax, and eliminates tax-exempt advance refunding bonds and tax credit bonds issued after December 31, 2017. This panel of experts will help us find the silver lining, if any, in tax reform and prepare us for the future.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic: Tax Reform's Impact on Tax-Exempt Healthcare Organizations: No Rest for the Weary

    Relatively unscathed in 1986, the last time our federal tax rules were overhauled comprehensively, tax-exempt organizations have been in the crosshairs of Congress's tax-writing committees for many years.  As with any legislative vehicle, there are opportunities for winners and losers.  Make no mistake: tax-exempt healthcare organizations are losers under the Act.  Eliminating the estate tax's reach and doubling the standard deduction will challenge revenue-strapped organizations seeking charitable contributions.  The Act toughens the Unrelated Business Income Tax—or UBIT—rules, introduces a new executive compensation excise tax, and eliminates tax-exempt advance refunding bonds and tax credit bonds issued after December 31, 2017.  This panel of experts will help us find the silver lining, if any, in tax reform and prepare us for the future.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Business Law & Governance Practice Group
    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
    • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
    • Labor and Employment Practice Group 
    • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group 
    • Physician Organizations Practice Group 
    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • The Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, PT IV - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 04/23/2018

    Getting down to brass tacks, this webinar will focus on what you really need to know to operate your healthcare organization after tax reform. The Act will not merely affect business strategy but daily operations as healthcare providers and payers grapple with both healthcare specific and more generally applicable provisions of the Act. Eliminating the individual mandate will affect the number of insured patients being seen by providers, and thus provider cash flow. The Act's changes will affect all employees and individuals, impacting employee compensation and business related expenses, and thus the ability to recruit new employees (including physicians) and structure fringe benefit programs. Carefully crafted compensation structures, as well as payroll and benefit systems, will have to be expeditiously reviewed and changed, even before interpretive guidance issued. Our panelists will share how they are navigating this uncertainty (i.e., what is a "trade or business" under the new UBIT rules?) and what to prepare for next.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic: Practical Aspects of Tax Reform on Healthcare Systems: What Folks In-House Really Need to Know

    Getting down to brass tacks, this webinar will focus on what you really need to know to operate your healthcare organization after tax reform.  The Act will not merely affect business strategy but daily operations as healthcare providers and payers grapple with both healthcare specific and more generally applicable provisions of the Act.  Eliminating the individual mandate will affect the number of insured patients being seen by providers, and thus provider cash flow. The Act's changes will affect all employees and individuals, impacting employee compensation and business related expenses, and thus the ability to recruit new employees (including physicians) and structure fringe benefit programs.  Carefully crafted compensation structures, as well as payroll and benefit systems, will have to be expeditiously reviewed and changed, even before interpretive guidance issued.  Our panelists will share how they are navigating this uncertainty (i.e., what is a "trade or  business" under the new UBIT rules?) and what to prepare for next. 

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Business Law & Governance Practice Group
    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
    • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
    • Labor and Employment Practice Group 
    • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group 
    • Physician Organizations Practice Group 
    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group

    Karen Daugherty

    Tax Director

    Novant Health
    Bio

    ​Polly D. Federico

    Tax Director

    Sentara Healthcare
    Norfolk, VA

    Travis Patton (Moderator)

    Partner

    PwC, National Tax Services
    Washington, DC
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • AHLA Member: $510
  • AHLA Non-Member: $975

Sponsoring AHLA Group:

  • Business Law & Governance Practice Group
  • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
  • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
  • Labor and Employment Practice Group 
  • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group 
  • Physician Organizations Practice Group 
  • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group

On-Demand+CLE Webinars

On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

On-Demand Webinars

Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

Other, Non-CLE Credits

AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

Live Webinars

Live webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

  • For attorneys licensed in states in which live distance learning programs are approved and AHLA possesses approved provider/sponsor status: AHLA webinars are pre-approved for CLE credit. Certificates of completion are made available immediately following the webinar upon completion of the course evaluation. Those states are: Indiana, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
  • For attorneys licensed in states in which live distance learning programs are approved and AHLA does not possess approved provider/sponsor status: participants are able to apply directly to their state accrediting body for approval for and accreditation of AHLA-sponsored webinars. The application and agenda are available for download during the live event and any time thereafter; certificates of completion are made available immediately following the webinar upon completion of the course evaluation.
  • In states in which live distance learning programs are not approved, it is still possible to obtain CLE credit by applying directly to the state's accrediting body for “self-study" credit where applicable.

Other, Non-CLE Credits

AHLA webinars are only presumptively approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.