Due Diligence for Compensation Compliance: Mitigating Risk in Financial Relationships and Healthcare Transactions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide an update on the continuing and emerging risk areas in financial relationships--and specifically, compensation--between and among healthcare providers. The panel will discuss the historical and emerging risk areas as a foundation for due diligence review in healthcare transactions.
- New and evolving legal risk areas in compensation and other financial arrangements
- Under the Stark Law
- Under federal Anti-Kickback Statute
- Under federal False Claims Act
- Under federal, state, and local tax exemption laws
- Under federal and state antitrust laws
- Under other select federal and state laws and regulations
- Examples of enforcement activities and resulting liabilities in the evolving risk areas
- The due diligence process: how it may work, what it should do, and how it can shape transactions
- Tips and takeaways for healthcare transactions and compliance programs
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the potential risks related to compensation compliance?
- What is the benefit of due diligence for compensation compliance?
- What practices can counsel and clients employ to mitigate risks related to compensation?
Andrea M. Ferrari
Ms. Ferrari is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Healthcare Industry Team.... | Read More
Ms. Ferrari is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Healthcare Industry Team. Prior to joining Jones Walker, she was a partner and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at one of the nation’s most prominent healthcare valuation and consulting firms. Before joining that firm, Ms. Ferrari was a member of the healthcare practice group of a global Am Law 100 law firm.Close
Vonne M. Jacobs
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman
Ms. Jacobs focuses her practice in the area of healthcare transactions. Calling upon her years of dedicated experience,... | Read More
Ms. Jacobs focuses her practice in the area of healthcare transactions. Calling upon her years of dedicated experience, she provides practical, pragmatic advice to help her clients achieve their strategic goals. Within the highly regulated health care industry, Ms. Jacobs advises clients, including hospitals, health systems, AMCs and large physician groups, on transactions. She serves as a regulatory adviser, providing fraud and abuse analysis in the context of a deal and ensuring her clients remain compliant with the regulations that govern health care transactions.Close
Robert A. Wade
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Mr. Wade has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry and counsels clients on fraud and abuse... | Read More
Mr. Wade has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry and counsels clients on fraud and abuse issues, fair market value, commercial reasonableness and developing, monitoring, and documenting effective healthcare compliance programs. He serves clients nationally as a compliance professional and assists in negotiating and implementing corporate integrity agreements and in documenting and defending financial arrangements being of fair market value and commercially reasonable between healthcare providers. Mr. Wade has represented healthcare providers, including hospitals, large health systems, and referring physicians in such matters and has also represented healthcare clients under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of Inspector General.Close