Healthcare Supply Chain Compliance: Minimizing Regulatory and Contractual Liability Risk
Optimal Structuring, Negotiating and Managing Supply Chain Contracts and Vendors
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel in examining the legal risks that often exist in supply chains. The panel will discuss how careful due diligence, thoughtful contract negotiation, and effective policies and procedures can mitigate risk.
- Supply chain risks and healthcare companies
- Mitigating supply chain risks
- Policies and procedures to have in place
- Vetting and selection of vendors
- Identifying vendors as business associates
- Negotiating, drafting and managing supply chain contracts
- Strategies for ensuring regulatory compliance
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key supply chain risks facing healthcare companies and providers?
- What questions should healthcare companies and providers ask during the supplier vetting process to minimize the likelihood of selecting a risky supplier?
- What key terms should be negotiated in the supplier contract to help mitigate supply chain risks?
Mr. Berkowitz provides general legal services to numerous departments with enterprise wide responsibility for Dignity... | Read More
Mr. Berkowitz provides general legal services to numerous departments with enterprise wide responsibility for Dignity Health His present practice focus is Dignity Health’s Information Technology, Supply and Service Resource Management (SSRM), Revenue Cycle Management and Corporate Treasury Departments. Legal services include the development and negotiation of various types of complex contractual relationships.Close
William T. (Bill) Mathias
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
Mr. Mathias represents clients across the U.S. in all areas of the health care industry, with a particular emphasis on... | Read More
Mr. Mathias represents clients across the U.S. in all areas of the health care industry, with a particular emphasis on fraud and abuse, internal and government investigations, and corporate compliance matters. His practice focuses on advising clients on compliance with the federal antikickback law, the Stark physician self-referral statute and the federal civil monetary penalty provisions. He also advises health systems and GPOs on compliance with the discount and GPO safe harbors as well as strategies for reducing legal risks associated with cutting edge supply chain management and purchasing programs. He is a former vice chair of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Fraud & Abuse Practice Group.Close
Stephen K. Phillips
Hooper Lundy & Bookman
Mr. Phillips is a corporate and health care regulatory partner and the chair of the firm’s Technology Practice... | Read More
Mr. Phillips is a corporate and health care regulatory partner and the chair of the firm’s Technology Practice Group. His practice focuses on Fraud and abuse law; privacy and security law; electronic medical and personal health records; telemedicine and Web-based services; managed care licensing and contracting; GPO and supply chain purchasing; tax-exempt status and requirements; pharmaceutical prescribing, dispensing, manufacturing, importation and purchasing, including 340B agreements; medical, dental and other professional practice act restrictions, including corporate practice laws; corporate compliance program design and counseling; and drug and device clinical trials and FDA export, marketing and manufacturing regulations.Close