Forming Physician Supergroups: Structural and Regulatory Challenges
Entity Structure, Governance, Reimbursement, Federal and State Stark Laws, Anti-Markup Rule
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide a review of key legal issues involved in forming physician supergroups, 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?
- What are the main regulatory hurdles under Stark with forming and operating a physician supergroup?
Rachel B. Goodman
Foley & Lardner
Ms. Goodman focuses on representing a wide array of clients nationally with transactional and related regulatory issues... | Read More
Ms. Goodman focuses on representing a wide array of clients nationally with transactional and related regulatory issues in the healthcare industry. She also focuses on matters involving telemedicine, digital health, remote patient monitoring, and virtual care. She has considerable experience in matters involving fraud and abuse compliance, including self-referral and ant-kickback laws, corporate compliance programs, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, self-disclosures and overpayments, health information privacy, telehealth, healthcare marketing, licensing, change of ownership, enrollment, and corporate and transactional matters involving mergers, acquisitions, due diligence, joint ventures, and other strategic affiliations.Close
Hannah E. Zaitlin
Foley & Lardner
Ms. Zaitlan focuses on advising providers and investors in the healthcare sector on mergers, acquisitions and... | Read More
Ms. Zaitlan focuses on advising providers and investors in the healthcare sector on mergers, acquisitions and affiliations, entity formation and restructurings, corporate and non-profit governance, debt and equity financings, and commercial contracting. She frequently counsels clients on a range of healthcare compliance and regulatory matters, including state and federal fraud and abuse laws, HIPAA, professional and facility licensure and change of ownership requirements, and payor/reimbursement issues.Close