Forming Physician Supergroups: Structural and Regulatory Challenges
Entity Structure, Governance, Reimbursement, Federal and State Stark Laws, Anti-Markup Rule
A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive 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?
Foley & Lardner
Ms. Warren’s practice focuses on advising clients with respect to mergers, acquisitions, affiliations and... | Read More
Ms. Warren’s practice focuses on advising clients with respect to mergers, acquisitions, affiliations and strategic transactions, including forming provider groups, networks, alliances, and joint ventures. She is a member of the Health Care and Technology Industry Teams as well as the Transactional & Securities, Private Equity & Venture Capital, and International Practices. She is a published author on healthcare big data issues.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