Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures
Complying With Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute When Evaluating Models and Structuring JVs
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare hospital and physician counsel to anticipate and minimize risks arising under the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback statute, and other federal and state laws when establishing hospital-physician joint ventures.
- Payment models driving hospital-physician joint ventures
- Traditional fee-for-service reimbursement
- Value-based payment
- Shared savings/Accountable Care Organizations
- Payment bundling
- Evolution of joint venture models
- Full integration—physician employment
- Jointly owned facilities
- Management and co-management arrangements
- Clinical integration
- Legal considerations when entering joint ventures
- Antitrust concerns
- Stark Law and exceptions
- Anti-kickback statute and safe harbors
- Tax-exempt status considerations
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How have healthcare reform and other recent legislative, regulatory and enforcement activities impacted the viability of hospital-physician joint ventures?
- What are the common business models for hospital-physician ventures—and the advantages and disadvantages of each model?
- What are the Stark Law and anti-kickback risks for hospital-physician joint ventures?
- What strategies have proven effective for hospital and physician counsel during the creation of joint ventures?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Catherine T. Dunlay
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
She represents hospitals, physicians and other healthcare organizations in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and... | Read More
She represents hospitals, physicians and other healthcare organizations in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and contractual arrangements, including a variety of hospital physician relationships. She also counsels clients on operational and compliance matters, including Anti-Kickback and Stark physician self-referral laws, and Medicare and Medicaid coverage and reimbursement issues.Close
Lorin E. Patterson
Mr. Patterson assists healthcare clients in the formation and capitalization of physician-owned entities such as... | Read More
Mr. Patterson assists healthcare clients in the formation and capitalization of physician-owned entities such as ambulatory surgical facilities, specialty hospitals, and related joint ventures throughout the country, and has represented many physicians on a wide variety of matters, including Stark, fraud and abuse compliance, and group practice formation and operations.Close
Roger D. Strode
Foley & Lardner
His practice focuses on health care business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings... | Read More
His practice focuses on health care business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings and joint ventures, general corporate matters and health care regulation. His experience includes the representation of institutional health care providers (hospitals, health systems and integrated delivery systems), large physician groups and specialty providers.Close