Vertical Integration in Healthcare Transactions: Mitigating Risks and Creating Firewalls
Fraud and Abuse, Corporate Practice of Medicine, Conflicts of Interest, Antitrust, Data Sharing
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel on vertical integration in the healthcare industry. The panel will review the legal risks of vertical integration that arise from fraud and abuse to corporate practice of medicine and conflicts of interest. The panel will discuss the key considerations when creating firewall structures and offer best practices for vertical integration.
- Vertical integration: considerations
- Legal risks
- Fraud and abuse
- Corporate practice of medicine
- Data sharing
- Conflicts of interest
- Creating firewalls
- Best practices for vertical integration
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the essential considerations for healthcare organizations considering vertical integration?
- What legal risks will healthcare organizations face when increasing service offerings through vertical integration?
- What steps should healthcare counsel take to mitigate the risks associated with vertical integration?
Alexis J. Gilman
Crowell & Moring
Mr. Gilman advises and represents clients on a broad range of civil antitrust and competition matters, including merger... | Read More
Mr. Gilman advises and represents clients on a broad range of civil antitrust and competition matters, including merger reviews and clearances, government investigations, premerger Hart-Scott-Rodino notifications, and antitrust litigation, with a particular focus on representing merging parties and third parties in merger investigations by the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, and state attorneys general offices. He also counsels businesses and trade associations on antitrust compliance. Mr. Gilman brings significant prior government experience and expertise, having joined the firm from the Federal Trade Commission, where he was Assistant Director of the Mergers IV Division. His experience spans a wide range of industries and includes deep experience in healthcare, retail, consumer goods, food and beverage, distribution, casinos and gaming, biotechnology, and energy.Close
Robert E. Slavkin
Chair, Healthcare Practice Group
Mr. Slavkin is the Chair of the Healthcare Practice Group, a multidisciplinary team recognized nationally for... | Read More
Mr. Slavkin is the Chair of the Healthcare Practice Group, a multidisciplinary team recognized nationally for representing sector participants in regulatory compliance, insurance, and transactional issues. A former healthcare corporate counsel, compliance, and privacy officer for a publicly traded healthcare company, Mr. Slavkin represents a variety of clients within the healthcare sector, providing guidance on complex issues and compliance with all appropriate federal and state statutes and regulations. These include federal anti-kickback, Stark laws, Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA, and FDA regulations, as well as providing guidance on daily operational and compliance issues facing healthcare entities. Maintaining a robust thought leadership presence, Mr. Slavkin conducts frequent lectures throughout the U.S. on a wide array of healthcare issues, including compliance and development of compliance programs under the federal requirements, HIPAA matters, and other relevant issues. He is an active member of the American Health Lawyers’ Association and served as Vice Chair of Publications for its Payors, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group.Close