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Structuring Physician Practice Acquisitions: Key Stark Law Considerations

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Course Description:

         In recent years, the health care industry has seen unprecedented consolidation. Many health care organizations are acquiring physician practices, and then employing or contracting for the professional physician services post-acquisition. Pursuing these transactions in a compliance-focused manner is critical in today's challenging enforcement climate.

Why should you Attend?

         As health care organizations and physician practices pursue acquisition strategies and transition to more innovative post-transaction models, they must manage their compliance and enterprise risk by ensuring any new arrangements are defensible under the Stark Law.

         Prior to moving forward with any arrangement, they 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 practice acquisitions.

Areas Covered:

         This webcast will focus on regulatory requirements, key provisions, valuation considerations and potential pitfalls that should be avoided.

  • Provide a general Stark Law Overview
  • Examine critical regulatory requirements related to physician practice acquisitions
  • Discuss best practices for drafting purchase agreements and the related financial terms
  • Discuss best practice for drafting post transactions service arrangements (e.g., employment, professional services, etc.) and the related financial terms
  • Review processes for documenting fair market value and commercial reasonableness



Who will Benefit?

This webcast will be of a valuable assistance to the below audience.

  • In-House Counsels
  • Health Care Compliance Officers
  • Health Care Human Resources
  • Health Care CFOs
  • Health Care executives

Companies/Organization
  • Hospitals & Health Care

Registration Options


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Tags


Auditing Physician Contracts, New Stark Rules, health systems, hospitals, medical groups and physician practice, Stark compliant leases, health care, best practices for auditing leases, leasing arrangements, false claim act liability, physician employment contracts, sample physician contracts, physician contract audit program, physician contract review, physician employment contract, health care data analytics, american health care association, health care administration, physician practice management, general practice physician, family practice physician

Speaker Details

Joseph Wolfe

Joseph Wolfe

Health Care Attorney

Joseph Wolfe is an attorney with Hall Render, the largest health care focused law firm in the country. Mr. Wolfe provides advice and counsel to some of the 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.

Refund Policy



Participants/Registrants for our live events, may cancel up to 72 hours prior to the start of the live session and ComplyArena will issue a letter of credit to be used towards any of ComplyArena's future events. The letter of credit will be valid for 12 months.

ComplyArena will process refund in cases where the event has been cancelled and is not rescheduled within 90 days from the original scheduled date of the webinar. In case if a live webinar is cancelled, participants/registrants may choose between recorded version of the course or a refund. Refunds will not be processed to participants who do not show up for the webinar. A webinar may be cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, participants will be notified 24 hours before the scheduled start of the event. Contact us via email: admin@complyarena.com or call +1-888-222-5917 (Toll Free).