The Hidden Risks of Boilerplate Clauses in Healthcare Contracts: Avoiding Unintended Consequences and Implementing Practical Solutions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel using boilerplate provisions in healthcare contracts. The panel will discuss identifying and avoiding the pitfalls of boilerplate contract clauses in these agreements. The panel will also provide insight into structuring individualized language to fit the circumstances of the transaction.
- Common boilerplate clauses
- Entire agreement clauses
- Survival of Reps and Warranties
- Multiple agreements
- No third-party beneficiaries
- Jury waiver
- Force majeure
- Choice of Law and Jurisdiction
- Pitfalls of cutting and pasting provisions
- Practical application of boilerplate clauses in healthcare contracts
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What strategies should healthcare counsel consider when drafting boilerplate clauses?
- Which boilerplate clauses present the most significant challenges for healthcare entities and their counsel?
- What pitfalls should attorneys watch out for when using boilerplate language? How can boilerplate provisions result in unintended consequences?
John R. Washlick
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Mr. Washlick focuses his practice on healthcare transactions and corporate compliance. He is Co-Chair of the... | Read More
Mr. Washlick focuses his practice on healthcare transactions and corporate compliance. He is Co-Chair of the firm’s Health Care Industry Team. Mr. Washlick has as experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting a variety of complex business transactions, including M&As, joint operating agreements, joint ventures, clinical co-management agreements, academic and clinical affiliations, and contractual relationships among providers and with third-party payors. He is also a recognized authority on federal income tax issues involving tax-exempt organizations and the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law.Close
Heather R. Alleva
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Ms. Alleva focuses her practice on representation of health systems, hospitals, physician groups, behavioral health... | Read More
Ms. Alleva focuses her practice on representation of health systems, hospitals, physician groups, behavioral health facilities and other healthcare providers in regulatory and compliance matters. She represents clients in mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, provider integration and other strategic transactions, as well as in reimbursement disputes. She counsels clients on state and federal regulation of healthcare providers, state and federal fraud and abuse matters, professional licensing issues, changes of ownership, Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, and HIPAA compliance.Close