Co-Location Arrangements: Navigating New CMS Guidance
Complying With Legal and Regulatory Requirements When Structuring and Managing Arrangements
A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance for co-location arrangements, discuss the considerations for entering a co-location arrangement and the regulatory hurdles, and offer best practices for structuring and managing compliant arrangements.
- New CMS guidance
- Regulatory hurdles
- Compliance considerations
- Best practices
- Structuring agreements
- Ensuring compliance
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How does the new guidance both clear and muddy the waters for compliance when in co-location arrangements?
- What informal guidance do the communications of CMS regional offices offer?
- What steps should counsel and healthcare entities and providers take to ensure compliance despite the uncertainty created by the new guidance?
Emily J. Cook
McDermott Will & Emery
Ms. Cook focuses her practice on providing complex regulatory and reimbursement counsel to health care providers... | Read More
Ms. Cook focuses her practice on providing complex regulatory and reimbursement counsel to health care providers including hospitals, health systems, laboratories, durable medical equipment suppliers, ambulatory surgical centers, diagnostic imaging centers and physician practices. She has significant experience counseling health care providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and group purchasing organizations on issues related to 340B drug pricing program implementation, compliance and advocacy.Close
Sandra M. DiVarco
McDermott Will & Emery
Ms. DiVarco focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals and health systems. She counsels healthcare... | Read More
Ms. DiVarco focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals and health systems. She counsels healthcare facility and system clients regarding all aspects of health law transactions and health system restructurings. She has a deep knowledge of regulatory, licensing and accreditation issues of particular concern to healthcare providers. She regularly advises clients on the legal aspects of clinical regulatory issues and policy/procedure and operational matters. She is a registered nurse, and holding a current license in Illinois, she brings a pragmatic perspective and first-hand knowledge of health care operations to these complex and mission-critical matters.Close
Alison Hollender, Esq.
Ms. Hollender focuses on the licensure and certification of healthcare facilities, regulatory compliance and... | Read More
Ms. Hollender focuses on the licensure and certification of healthcare facilities, regulatory compliance and operations, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and corporate healthcare transactions. She work with co-located hospitals. Before joining Husch Blackwell, she worked in the healthcare industry at Cook Children’s Healthcare System in Texas.Close