Telemedicine Management Services Agreements: Corporate Practice of Medicine, Fee-Splitting, Regulatory Compliance
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on structuring telemedicine management service agreements. The panel will discuss considerations for both the management group and the healthcare providers and legal risks with such agreements. The panel will also discuss a recent IRS rule that addresses healthcare management services. The panel will offer best practices for addressing healthcare regulatory issues in telemedicine management services.
- Considerations when determining to enter into a management services arrangement
- Legal risks
- Corporate practice of medicine
- Recent IRS ruling
- Regulatory issues
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key considerations when determining whether to enter into a management services arrangement?
- What are the legal risks for counsel to consider when structuring management services agreements?
- What are the best practices for counsel to ensure regulatory compliance in a telemedicine management services agreement?
Roger A. Cohen
Mr. Cohen practices in the firm’s nationally recognized Life Sciences practice. He counsels healthcare services,... | Read More
Mr. Cohen practices in the firm’s nationally recognized Life Sciences practice. He counsels healthcare services, life sciences, and healthcare IT clients concerning compliance with the myriad laws and regulations governing the delivery of healthcare services such as the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Physician Self-Referral Law (the Stark Law), the False Claims Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Medicare and Medicaid rules and regulations, and laws governing reimbursement, licensure and certification. Mr. Cohen’s experience also includes extensive work on healthcare transactions, with deep experience assisting clients in transactions involving and providing counsel to health IT companies such as telemedicine providers and electronic health record, mobile health (mHealth), and digital health companies. In addition to his transactional work, Mr. Cohen has a long track record of successfully representing healthcare and life science clients in government investigations and litigation. Mr. Cohen is a Visiting Instructor at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences where he teaches a class on healthcare law and is a frequent speaker at healthcare industry events and regularly publishes articles about healthcare law.Close
Nadia de la Houssaye
Ms. de la Houssaye is Co-Leader of the firm's Healthcare Litigation Team and Chairs the Healthcare Industry... | Read More
Ms. de la Houssaye is Co-Leader of the firm's Healthcare Litigation Team and Chairs the Healthcare Industry Telemedicine Team. She works extensively with hospitals, health systems, providers, and start-up companies to structure and integrate telemedicine, telehealth, and digital health platforms. Ms. de la Houssaye has a broad-based litigation and healthcare regulatory practice advising clients from across the industry spectrum. Drawing on her more than 25 years in private practice and her firsthand experience as co-founder of and general counsel to one of Louisiana’s first teleradiology networks, she helps clients navigate the rapidly developing regulatory landscape affecting today’s healthcare delivery, including U.S. FDA application and registration processes and emergency use authorization approvals, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services coverage issues, state corporate practice of medicine regulations, and issues arising during the COVID-19 era and beyond. An active member of the American Telemedicine Association, Ms. de la Houssaye speaks and moderates sessions at its yearly fall forums and annual meetings.Close
Jeremy D. Sherer
Hooper Lundy & Bookman
Mr. Sherer specializes in digital health matters and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Digital Health Task Force. He... | Read More
Mr. Sherer specializes in digital health matters and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Digital Health Task Force. He counsels healthcare providers and suppliers, including hospital systems, provider organizations, national telehealth platforms and digital health startups on issues involving regulatory compliance, transactions and innovative business arrangements. Mr. Sherer’s digital health experience includes counseling clients on state-level scope of practices issues (e.g., licensure, informed consent, practitioner-patient relationship establishment), Medicare, Medicaid and commercial reimbursement, corporate practice of medicine issues and e-prescribing (including controlled substances), as well as healthcare technology transactions. He also advises clients on compliance with fraud and abuse laws, including federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws, provider contracting, value-based care, and regulatory compliance issues. Mr. Sherer frequently speaks on digital health matters across the country and is a member of the Legal Resource Team at the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law.Close