Forming Physician Super Groups: Structural and Regulatory Challenges
Entity Structure, Governance, Reimbursement, Federal and State Stark Laws, Anti-Markup Rule
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide a review of key legal issues involved in forming physician super groups, including applicable laws and regulations as well as business considerations. The panel will offer guidance on structuring practice management arrangements and selecting compensation models.
- Structural considerations in forming a supergroup
- Due diligence
- Entity structure
- Distribution of profits
- Regulatory challenges
- Federal and state Stark laws
- Federal Anti-Markup Rule
- Best practices for forming physician supergroups
The panel will review these and other high priority issues:
- What are the critical legal and business concerns for physicians considering forming a physician supergroup?
- What considerations should healthcare counsel weigh when selecting the appropriate legal entity for the business?
- When and how does the Anti-Markup Rule come into play in the formation of physician supergroups?
Donald H. Romano
Foley & Lardner
Mr. Romano has extensive experience counseling hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and academic medical centers and... | Read More
Mr. Romano has extensive experience counseling hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and academic medical centers and health systems on compliance, reimbursement and litigation issues involving the complex array of federal regulations governing relationships with physicians. He counsels clients on payment issues relating to the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and regulatory compliance matters, particularly those pertaining to the Anti-Kickback Statute, the physician self-referral statute (Stark Law), HIPAA, and the Medicare enrollment regulations. He previously was a partner in another D.C. based law firm, and prior to that he had over 25 years of experience in the Department of Health and Services, including as a senior attorney in the Office of General Counsel.Close
Hayden S. Wool
Mr. Wool advise clients on a variety of business, regulatory and transactional issues. His practice includes the... | Read More
Mr. Wool advise clients on a variety of business, regulatory and transactional issues. His practice includes the structuring of hospital physician relationships, physician group relationships, review of the structure of business transactions as to compliance with Federal and State regulatory matters, as well as issues regarding proper reimbursement for healthcare activities. He has particular expertise in the application of the Federal and State self-referral (Stark) laws, Anti-Kickback laws, Fee-splitting laws and Professional Misconduct laws, as well as the related rules and regulations.Close