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Substance Use Treatment: Revised Part 2 Regulations Compliance
Impact for Treatment Programs, Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health Records, Heal...
October 24, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for navigating regulatory changes for substance use treatment. The panel will examine compliance issues and best practices for entities within the healthcare system that create or receive protected substance use disorder information, including Part 2... Read More

Speakers:  Erin F. Dunlap, Esq., Coppersmith Brockelman Chase Millea, Healthcare Policy Attorney, Health Current Melissa Soliz, Esq., Coppersmith Brockelman

Risk Allocation in Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions
Negotiating Indemnification Provisions, Reps and Warranties, Caps and Baskets
October 26, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel when drafting and negotiating representations, warranties, and indemnification clauses in healthcare mergers and acquisitions. The panel will discuss best practices, potential challenges and strategies for allocating risk. Read More

Speakers:  Lee A. Barkan, Senior Counsel, Proskauer Rose Richard J. Zall, Partner, Proskauer Rose

OIG Changes to Anti-Kickback Safe Harbor Provisions and the CMP Beneficiary Inducement Pro...
November 1, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the the new Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) safe harbors and the changes to the Civil Monetary Penalty Law (CMP) beneficiary inducement prohibition. The panel will discuss how hospitals, healthcare providers, and others in the healthcare in... Read More

Speakers:  Clinton Mikel, Partner, The Health Law Partners Charles B. Oppenheim, Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman Jill S. Wright, Special Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Private Equity Transactions in Healthcare: Stark, AKS and Other Compliance Challenges
Structuring Purchase Price, Restrictive Covenants, Indemnities, Equity Rollovers and More
November 8, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel involved in structuring private equity transactions in the healthcare arena. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the transaction, including purchase price considerations, tax structures, deal terms and indemnities. The panel will... Read More

Speakers:  John C. Riddle, Managing Director, Brown Gibbons Lang & Company Roger D. Strode, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Restructuring Healthcare Entities in Bankruptcy: Unique Challenges and Benefits of Chapter...
Navigating Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA, Overpayment Liability and More
November 15, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel to healthcare companies on restructuring. The panel will examine developing trends, restructuring terms, and regulatory challenges unique to the healthcare industry. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas R. Califano, Partner, DLA Piper Malhar Pagay, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones Adam Rogoff, Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

Telemedicine Requirements for Licensing, Scope of Practice and Reimbursement
Overcoming Multistate Regulatory Hurdles for Healthcare Providers and Facilities
November 21, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare facilities and practitioners on the requirements and exceptions for telemedicine licensing and reimbursement. The panel will offer best practices for overcoming licensing challenges and explain how providers can comply with the require... Read More

Speakers:  Joseph P. McMenamin, Principal, McMenamin Law Offices René Y. Quashie, Member, Cozen O'Connor Richard K. Rifenbark, Principal, Polsinelli

340B Contract Pharmacy Arrangements: What Does the Future Hold?
Structuring Arrangements, Meeting Legal and Regulatory Requirements
November 29, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on contract pharmacy arrangements and the key legal and regulatory considerations for structuring and documenting the arrangements in an uncertain regulatory environment. Read More

Speakers:  Travis F. Jackson, Partner, King & Spalding Claire F. Miley, Member, Bass Berry & Sims

Structuring Healthcare Co-Location Arrangements: Legal and Regulatory Requirements
December 13, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for hospitals and other healthcare providers participating in, or considering, co-location arrangements. The panel will discuss the benefits of such arrangements as well as the regulatory hurdles. The panel will offer best practices for structuring c... Read More

Speakers:  Mark Faccenda, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US Alison Hollender, Esq., Member, Husch Blackwell Colin P. McCarthy, Esq., McGuireWoods

Structuring Physician Timeshare Arrangements: Leveraging the Stark Exception, Navigating t...
October 18, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the Stark timeshare arrangement exception and the challenges of the exception. The panel will examine the requirements and limitations and offer guidance for structuring a timeshare arrangement to ensure compliance with Stark, federal a... Read More

Speakers:  Rick L. Hindmand, Member, McDonald Hopkins Kim C. Stanger, Partner, Holland & Hart

Healthcare, Blockchain and Smart Contracts: Emerging Issues for Healthcare Counsel
Leveraging Distributed Ledger Technology in Healthcare, Protecting Privacy and Security
October 11, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will familiarize healthcare counsel with the technology and current and potential uses of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the healthcare industry. The panel will also discuss potential legal and regulatory hurdles for companies moving transactions and informati... Read More

Speakers:  Jeffery T. Gorham, Esq., Frost Brown Todd Ryan S. Johnson, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron

Structuring Telemedicine Agreements for Healthcare Organizations, Physician Groups and Tel...
Navigating Regulatory Compliance and Corporate Practice of Medicine Issues, Negotiating Ke...
September 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance for drafting and negotiating telemedicine agreements on behalf of telemedicine/mobile health (mHealth) companies, healthcare organizations, physician groups and telemedicine end-users. The panel will discuss current trends in contract ne... Read More

Speakers:  Marshall E. Jackson, Jr., McDermott Will & Emery Ryan S. Johnson, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron Erin S. Whaley, Partner, Troutman Sanders

Hospital Joint Venture Trends and Post-Transaction Arrangements
Meeting Regulatory and Valuation Requirements; Navigating Employee Leasing, Physician Comp...
September 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on current trends for hospital joint ventures. The panel will examine the regulatory and valuation considerations involved, and will discuss the relevant post-transaction contractual arrangements. The panel will offer best practices for navigating the JV and po... Read More

Speakers:  Alexandra Higgins, Director, VMG Health Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV, Managing Director, VMG Health

Leveraging Big Data in Healthcare: Navigating HIPAA, Stark and AKS Compliance, and Securit...
September 19, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for leveraging big data to improve quality of patient care and reduce costs. The panel will offer best practices to minimize risks and overcome legal and regulatory hurdles when collecting and using patient data. Read More

Speakers:  Scott Bennett, Esq., Coppersmith Brockelman Shira Hauschen, Esq., Lead Consultant / Attorney, Dorsey Health Strategies // Dorsey & Whitney Melissa Soliz, Esq., Coppersmith Brockelman

Medical Staff Bylaws: Impact of Recent Regulatory Changes and Best Practices
Complying With CMS and Updating Hospital Governance Documents
September 13, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to advise and guide healthcare providers, medical staffs and hospitals working towards medical staff bylaws compliance with the Joint Commission standards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation, the National Prac... Read More

Speakers:  Adrienne E. Marting, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Alma L. Saravia, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg Elizabeth A. (Libby) Snelson, Esq., President, Legal Counsel for the Medical Staff

Medical Technology Compliance: FDA, AKS, FCA and Other Regulatory Requirements
Mitigating Medical Device and Healthcare Technology Risks
September 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel in the medical technology industry on the regulatory compliance risks facing the industry and on implementing the optimal compliance program. The panel will discuss the pitfalls to avoid as well as healthcare fraud issues facing the industry. Read More

Speakers:  Jana Gerken, J.D., Co-Founder and Chief Legal Strategist, Kinetic Compliance Solutions Ethan E. Rii, Shareholder, Vedder Price

Structuring Exclusive Contracts Between Hospitals and Physician Groups
Negotiating Exclusivity, Performance Standards, Payor Contracting, Restrictive Covenants a...
August 30, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel involved in structuring exclusive contracts between hospitals and physicians or physician groups. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the agreements, including restrictive covenants, payor contracting provisions, performance stan... Read More

Speakers:  W. Kenneth Davis, Jr., Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Joint Operating Agreements in Healthcare
Complying With Regulatory Requirements and Maintaining Tax-Exempt Status in Structuring Vi...
August 23, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to structure joint operating agreements (JOAs) that meet regulatory requirements. The panel will address key factors in maintaining the tax-exempt status of the hospital and healthcare systems involved in the virtual merger. Read More

Speakers:  David T. Lewis, Founder, Lewis Health Advisors Elizabeth M. Mills, Senior Counsel, Proskauer Rose

Prescription Audits: When the DEA or AG Come Knocking
Anticipating and Responding to Heightened Investigations of Prescribing and Dispensing Pra...
August 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the increased scrutiny of healthcare providers' prescribing and dispensing practices by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and state attorneys general (AG) through their medical boards and other actions, and will guide counsel in preparing for and responding to p... Read More

Speakers:  Ronald J. Friedman, Shareholder, Karr Tuttle Campbell Lee H. Rosebush, Partner, BakerHostetler

Healthcare Transactions and Compliance With State and Federal Laws and Regulations
Structuring Transactions, Overcoming Regulatory Challenges, Determining FMV, and Performin...
August 2, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for healthcare providers for structuring legal compliance in healthcare transactions, overcoming federal and state regulatory challenges, determining fair market value (FMV), and conducting due diligence. Read More

Speakers:  Alex Kajan, CFA, Director, Business Valuation, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting John R. Washlick, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Navigating Hospital in Hospital Leasing Arrangements: LTACH, Skilled Nursing, Rehab, Behav...
Ensuring Stark and Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance, Navigating Fair Market Value Consider...
July 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare providers on navigating hospital in hospital (HIH) leasing arrangements, including leasing space to long term acute care hospitals (LTACHs), skilled nursing, rehab, behavioral health and hospice. The panel will examine trends, Stark and Anti-Kickb... Read More

Speakers:  Holly Jo Bohannan, Esq., Associate General Counsel - East Region, LifeCare Health Partners Victor H. McConnell, MAI, ASA, Director, Real Estate Valuation Services, VMG Health John S. Trabold, III, MAI, Managing Director, Real Estate Valuation Services, VMG Health

"Incident to" Billing in Healthcare: Navigating Complex Requirements and Ensuring Complian...
July 19, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on complying with "incident to" billing requirements. The panel will discuss the requirements and advantages related to incident to billing and the potential ramifications of violations. The panel will also offer best practices for ensuring compliance and addre... Read More

Speakers:  Joan Polacheck, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Monica Wallace, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

HIPAA Compliance for Business Associates
Overcoming Complex Challenges With Data De-Identification, Security Breaches, Indemnificat...
July 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance on the HIPAA rule and its impact on business associate agreements (BAAs), as well as changes to privacy, security and breach notification requirements for covered entities. The panel will outline strategies to ensure compliance with the... Read More

Speakers:  Nathan A. Kottkamp, McGuireWoods Isaac M. Willett, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels

Telehealth Credentialing and Privileging: Minimizing Liability, Protecting Patient Privacy...
June 21, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare facilities and practitioners on CMS' rule and guidance for telehealth credentialing and privileging. The panel will outline the steps for providers to comply with the rule and ensure effective and confidential telehealth practices. Read More

Speakers:  Richard D. Barton, Partner, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch Kim C. Stanger, Partner, Holland & Hart

Antitrust Compliance and Clinical Integration: Assessing Anti-Competitiveness of Collabora...
June 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with an examination of the latest developments with respect to clinical integration programs, as well as the FTC and DOJ assessment processes. The panel will offer best practices for effective clinical integration while mitigating antitrust concerns. Read More

Speakers:  Saralisa C. Brau, Deputy Assistant Director, Health Care Division, Federal Trade Commission Robert F. Leibenluft, Partner, Hogan Lovells US Leigh L. Oliver, Partner, Hogan Lovells US

Ambulatory Surgery Center Acquisitions: Meeting Regulatory Requirements, Conducting Due Di...
June 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the key regulatory issues involved in acquisitions of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). The panel will offer guidance on structuring the arrangements and conducting due diligence. Read More

Speakers:  Curtis H. Bernstein, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, MBA, Principal, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting Melissa Szabad, Partner, McGuireWoods

Healthcare Supply Chain Compliance: Minimizing Regulatory and Contractual Liability Risk
Optimal Structuring, Negotiating and Managing Supply Chain Contracts and Vendors
May 31, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar 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. Read More

Speakers:  Ira Berkowitz, Senior Counsel, Dignity Health William T. Mathias, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz Stephen K. Phillips, Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman

Structuring a Compensation Framework for Clinical Research
Mitigating Fraud and Abuse Risks for Healthcare Providers, Navigating FMV in Clinical Rese...
May 24, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review the status of, and recent developments in, the laws implicated by clinical research relationships, and provide guidance to healthcare counsel to create a framework for smart research funding and compensation planning. Read More

Speakers:  Leanne Binkley, Associate General Counsel, LifePoint Health KT Farley, JD, MS, Counsel, Sutter Health Andrea M. Ferrari, JD, MPH, Director, HealthCare Appraisers Paula Ramer, Counsel, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

Healthcare Deals: Post-Signing and Post-Closing Issues
Obtaining Consents and Approvals; Navigating State Tax and IRS Requirements, Indemnity, Po...
May 18, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on navigating post-signing and post-closing issues in healthcare transactions. The panel will discuss regulatory approvals, escrow and tax concerns, particularly issues arising under tax-exempt financing; and best practices for overcoming... Read More

Speakers:  H. Guy Collier, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Steven M. Gerenraich, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Attorney-Client Privilege at Risk in FCA Investigations of Healthcare Organizations
Protecting Confidential Information and Work Product, Avoiding Inadvertent Disclosure and...
May 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for protecting the attorney-client privilege when responding to investigations arising under the False Claims Act (FCA). The panelists will offer their insights into the scope of applicable privileges, how such privileges can be inadverten... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew M. Curley, Member, Bass Berry & Sims Eric S. Klein, Member, Dykema Gossett Cynthia Wisner, Assistant General Counsel, Trinity Health

Healthcare Board of Directors: Meeting Governance and Compliance Challenges
Minimizing Breach of Fiduciary Duty Risks Amid Heightened Government Scrutiny
May 11, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to healthcare boards of directors to navigate increased government and shareholder scrutiny of healthcare board governance. The panel will offer compliance strategies for healthcare boards to minimize liability. Read More

Speakers:  Heather Delgado, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Robert C. Threlkeld, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

Structuring Physician Compensation Arrangements
Meeting Legal Requirements, Ensuring FMV and Commercial Reasonableness, Lessons from Recen...
May 9, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on physician compensation arrangements. The panel will examine the legal requirements for such arrangements as well as the many potential risks. The panel will discuss the implications for Stark, Anti-Kickback and False Claims Act complian... Read More

Speakers:  Anna M. Grizzle, Member, Bass Berry & Sims Tizgel K.S. High, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Legal, LifePoint Health Albert D. (Chip) Hutzler, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers

Structuring Physician-Pharmacy Ventures: Minimizing Regulatory Risks, Ensuring Reimburseme...
Navigating Corporate Practice of Medicine/Pharmacy, Anti-Kickback and Stark Laws, and Stat...
May 3, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to institutional providers, physicians and pharmacies to anticipate and minimize risks arising under the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback statute, and other federal and state laws when establishing physician-pharmacy and institution-physician ventures. The panel will ex... Read More

Speakers:  Reesa N. Handelsman, Partner, Wachler & Associates Rick L. Hindmand, Member, McDonald Hopkins Todd A. Nova, Shareholder, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Managing the Transition to Value-Based Alternative Payment Models for Healthcare Providers...
Navigating State Regulations and Overcoming New Challenges
April 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for healthcare providers and payors on managing the shift from fee-for-service to value-based alternative payment models (APM). The panel will discuss evolving state regulatory schemes and how to overcome the challenges presented by state regulations... Read More

Speakers:  Kate McDonald, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery J. Peter Rich, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

CMS 60-Day Rule: Reporting and Refunding Overpayments for Providers and Suppliers One Year...
April 5, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for healthcare providers and suppliers with experiences and perspectives on complying with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) rule on reporting and returning Medicare overpayments. Read More

Speakers:  Jana Kolarik Anderson, Partner, Foley & Lardner Jill S. Wright, Special Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Responding to CIDs and HIPAA Subpoenas in FCA Investigations
Minimizing Scope of Disclosure, Mitigating Risk of Inadvertent Disclosure, Protecting PHI
March 29, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on responding to Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) and HIPAA subpoenas in healthcare fraud and False Claims Act (FCA) investigations. The panel will provide best practices for complying with CIDs and subpoenas while protecting patient inf... Read More

Speakers:  Lauren P. DeSantis-Then, Shareholder, Polsinelli Ingrid S. Martin, Partner, Collora

Medical Necessity Documentation, Challenges and Defense
Complying With Federal and State Regulatory Requirements, Demonstrating Reasonable and Nec...
March 22, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the importance of documenting medical necessity and the potential risks of failing to meet state and federal regulatory requirements, including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. The panel will also examine lessons from recent investigations and litigation and offer g... Read More

Speakers:  Linda Fotheringill, Co-Founder and Partner, Fotheringill & Wade Sarah Mendiola, Esq., Fotheringill & Wade

Medicaid Audit Overpayments: Challenging Statistical Sampling and Extrapolation
March 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for Medicaid providers to effectively evaluate Medicaid overpayment sampling and extrapolations. Read More

Speakers:  David R. Ross, Shareholder, O’Connell and Aronowitz Dr. Patricia L. Maykuth, Ph.D, President, Research Design Associates

Structuring Gainsharing Arrangements and Bundled Payments: Latest Developments
Complying With Legal and Regulatory Requirements, Overcoming Implementation and Operationa...
March 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of current issues related to gainsharing arrangements and bundled payment programs. The panel will outline implementation and operational aspects of gainsharing, and best practices for hospitals and physicians to minimize legal and busin... Read More

Speakers:  Curtis H. Bernstein, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, MBA, Principal, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting William T. Mathias, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz Girard F. Senn, President, Clinical Benchmarking

Complying With Final Rule Revising the Common Rule for Clinical Trials and Human Research
February 28, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for navigating the changes to the Common Rule for clinical trials and human subjects research. The panel will examine the practical impact for stakeholders, such as hospitals, research organizations and drug manufacturers, and will outline compliance... Read More

Speakers:  Abram S. Barth, Esq., Ropes & Gray Emily Marcus Levine, Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Laura Odwazny, Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services David Peloquin, Esq., Ropes & Gray

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance When Transmitting PHI via Patient Portals, Email and Texting
Protecting Patient Privacy, Complying With State and Federal Regulations, and Meeting Mean...
February 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on measures hospitals and physicians should take to ensure compliance and minimize liability when using patient portals and other electronic means to communicate protected health information (PHI). The panel will outline the legal risks in... Read More

Speakers:  Ryan P. Blaney, Member, Cozen O’Connor Kim C. Stanger, Partner, Holland & Hart

Complying With 2016 Stark Law Amendments and Possible Changes in the Horizon for 2017
Navigating Revisions, Exceptions, and Clarifications to Provisions and Definitions
February 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to healthcare providers with guidance on the Stark Law amendments and reissued rules and outline compliance strategies in the current regulatory environment. Read More

Speakers:  Adrienne Dresevic, Founding Partner, The Health Law Partners Clinton Mikel, Partner, The Health Law Partners Fatema Zanzi, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath

FCA Litigation: Leveraging Statistical Sampling and Extrapolation to Prove or Disprove Lia...
February 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on the use of statistical sampling and extrapolation in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation. The panel will examine how courts are treating the issue and offer best practices for addressing sampling issues. Read More

Speakers:  Matthew D. Benedetto, Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Jeanne A. Markey, Partner, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll Raymond M. Sarola, Esq., Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll

Complying With the New CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule for Medicare and Medicaid Providers...
Navigating Requirements for Risk Assessment, Communication, Training and More for Particip...
January 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to Medicare and Medicaid providers and suppliers with guidance on the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) emergency preparedness regulations. The panel will outline compliance strategies for the current regulatory environment. Read More

Speakers:  Jackie Gatz, Vice President, Grant Management and Safety, Missouri Hospital Association Steven D. (Steve) Gravely, Partner, Troutman Sanders Ted Lotchin, Partner, K&L Gates

Clinical Trials and Human Research: Complying With New Regulatory Obligations
Navigating New Requirements for Informed Consent, Disclosures, Data-Sharing, and More
January 18, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for navigating regulatory changes for clinical trials and human research. The panel will examine the practical impact for those sponsoring and conducting clinical trials and will outline compliance strategies to meet the new requirements. Read More

Speakers:  David Peloquin, Esq., Ropes & Gray Thomas D. Shrack, Esq., Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Complying With CMS' Overhauled Long-Term Care Regulations
Navigating New Rules for Comprehensive Care and Discharge Planning, Changes to Compliance...
January 5, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to healthcare and long-term care (LTC) providers with guidance on the new LTC regulations and outline compliance strategies in the current regulatory environment. Read More

Speakers:  Candace Marie Curran Espinosa, Esq., Harter Secrest & Emery Shannon Salimone, Partner, Holland & Knight Todd J. Selby, Atty, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Hospital Employment of Physicians: Complying With Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute
Evaluating Employment Models, Structuring Agreements, and Planning for Physician-Hospital...
December 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

The CLE webinar will provide hospital counsel with a review of key issues involved when hospitals consider directly employing physicians, including applicable laws, regulations and strategies for structuring employment contracts. Read More

Speakers:  Lorin E. Patterson, Partner, Reed Smith Nicole J. Aiken-Shaban, Esq., Reed Smith Jennifer E. Tyler, Esq., Arnall Golden Gregory

Protecting Healthcare Providers' Rights to Benefits Under ERISA: Assignment of Benefits an...
Lessons from Inconsistent Court Treatment, Dealing With Anti-Assignment Clauses, Ensuring...
December 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on protecting the rights of healthcare providers to benefits under ERISA. The panel discussion will include assignments of benefits (AOBs), anti-assignment clauses and right to sue clauses, as well as how the courts are treating these issu... Read More

Speakers:  Jason P. Lacey, Partner, Foulston Siefkin Lauren Garraux, K&L Gates Jessica Guobadia, Law Office of Joseph V. Gibson

Fair Market Value in Hospital and Physician Transactions: Complying With Anti-Kickback and...
November 30, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel to meet the requirements for fair market value (FMV) in hospital and physician transactions and to ensure compliance with anti-kickback and self-referral laws. Read More

Speakers:  Albert D. (Chip) Hutzler, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers Albert W. Shay, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Navigating Telemedicine Requirements for Licensing, Scope of Practice and Reimbursement
Overcoming Multi-State Regulatory Hurdles for Healthcare Providers and Facilities
November 22, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare facilities and practitioners on the requirements and exceptions for telemedicine licensing. The panel will offer best practices for overcoming licensing challenges and explain how providers can comply with the requirements. Read More

Speakers:  Joseph P. McMenamin, Principal, McMenamin Law Offices René Y. Quashie, Member, Cozen O'Connor Richard K. Rifenbark, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Anti-Kickback Statute and New Stark Law Compliance in Managed Care Contracts
Navigating Safe Harbors and Physician Incentive Plan Rules, Limiting Civil Monetary Penalt...
November 10, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on ensuring compliance under the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) and new Stark law. The panel will also provide best practices for counsel on structuring arrangements to fit within the AKS safe harbors and Stark exceptions and the PIP rules fo... Read More

Speakers:  Donald H. Romano, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner J. Mark Waxman, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Medicare Provider Agreement Assignment Following Change of Ownership: Evaluating Automatic...
Identifying When a CHOW Occurs, Navigating Medicare Rules, Weighing Benefits and Risks for...
October 25, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on navigating change of ownership (CHOW) in healthcare transactions when Medicare provider agreements are involved. The panel will discuss the factors to consider when determining whether to accept or reject the assignment of the provider... Read More

Speakers:  Hedy Rubinger, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory Lanchi Nguyen Bombalier, Arnall Golden Gregory Jessica Grozine, Arnall Golden Gregory

Healthcare Insolvencies: Navigating the Intersection of Medicare, ERISA, HIPAA, AKS, Stark...
October 20, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance on the unique legal issues for hospitals and other healthcare providers facing insolvency. The panel will explain the factors that make healthcare provider bankruptcies particularly complex, discuss the implications and potential ramific... Read More

Speakers:  Steven Fleming, PricewaterhouseCoopers Deborah Kovsky-Apap, Partner, Pepper Hamilton

Structuring Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacements Collaborator Agreements
Selecting Partners, Implementing CJR Arrangements, Ensuring Compliance
October 5, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the new Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model and the use of collaborator agreements under that model. The panel will outline implementation and operational aspects of CJR collaborator agreements and offer best practices... Read More

Speakers:  Alexis Finkelberg Bortniker, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner Emily H. Wein, Principal, Ober|Kaler Colleen M. Powers, Shareholder, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

New Medicare Merit-Based Incentive Payment System: Navigating Changes Under MACRA
Overcoming Challenges in Transforming Payment and Care Delivery Models
September 28, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the challenges presented by the significant change in the Medicare payment model. The panel will also offers strategies to prepare for the fast-approaching system change. Read More

Speakers:  Bruce A. Johnson, Shareholder, Polsinelli Neal D. Shah, Katten Muchin Rosenman

Urgent Care Centers: Key Legal and Business Considerations
Complying With Corporate Practice of Medicine Laws, State Licensure Requirements, EMTALA M...
September 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the key legal and business issues involved with urgent care centers. The panel will offer guidance on forming, operating, acquiring and selling urgent care centers. Read More

Speakers:  Jon M. Sundock, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, CareSpot Express Healthcare David F. Lewis, Esq., Butler Snow

OIG and CMS Voluntary Self Disclosures: Weighing the Risks and Rewards of Self Reporting
Leveraging Tools for Resolving Stark Law or Anti-Kickback Statute Violations
September 15, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the OIG's Self-Disclosure Protocol (SDP) and settlements under CMS' Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (SRDP). The panel will also outline guidance for evaluating the risks and rewards of disclosing potential violations. Read More

Speakers:  Samuel C. Cohen, Esq., Arent Fox Anjali N.C. Downs, Esq., Epstein Becker and Green Jacob J. Harper, Esq., Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Advanced Health Practitioners: Structuring Employment Agreements for Physician Assistants,...
September 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of key considerations when drafting employment agreements for advanced practitioners, such as physician assistants, nurse practitioners and the like, to meet the expectations and obligations of the parties and to ensure compliance with a... Read More

Speakers:  Ericka L. Adler, Partner, Roetzel & Andress Holly Carnell, Esq., McGuireWoods

Structuring Private Equity Healthcare Management Service Organizations
Navigating Corporate Practice of Medicine and Fee-Splitting Rules, Ensuring Regulatory Com...
August 31, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel involved in structuring private equity management service organizations (MSOs) in the healthcare arena. The panel will discuss the nuts and bolts of structuring the transaction, including solutions to the specific risks presented by corporate practic... Read More

Speakers:  Kevin L. Miller, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Roger D. Strode, Partner, Foley & Lardner Paul A. Gomez, Member, Epstein Becker & Green

Structuring Clinically Integrated Networks 3.0: Legal Considerations for Healthcare Provid...
Navigating Organization and Governance Issues, Complying With Regulatory Requirements, Neg...
August 18, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss hospital and physician "clinically integrated network" (CIN) organizations in the context of today's developing payment and delivery system. The panel will explain CINs in light of payment reform under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), th... Read More

Speakers:  Andrea M. Ferrari, JD, MPH, Director, HealthCare Appraisers Bruce A. Johnson, Shareholder, Polsinelli Michael Strilesky, Principal, Dixon Hughes Goodman

Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule: Calculating Medical Loss Ratio, Complying With Network A...
August 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with an in-depth review of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) final regulations that overhaul Medicaid managed care. The panel will analyze who will be impacted--and how--and discuss the key components of the rule. The panel will also... Read More

Speakers:  Deborah Dorman-Rodriguez, Partner, Freeborn & Peters Susannah Vance Gopalan, Partner, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell Felicia Sze, Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman

Negotiating Collaborative Healthcare Research Agreements
Structuring Joint Obligations, IP Rights, Confidentiality and Other Key Provisions
July 28, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review key provisions in collaborative research agreements, outline best practices for structuring effective provisions and agreements, and provide guidance for healthcare counsel on handling the potential challenges in negotiations. Read More

Speakers:  Eve M. Brunts, Partner, Ropes & Gray Susan M. Galli, Partner, Ropes & Gray Julie Rusczek, Esq., Health Sciences Law Group

Universal Health Services v. Escobar: Avoiding Implied Certification Liability Under FCA
July 25, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This webinar will examine the Universal Health Services Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar decision and its impact on implied certification liability under the False Claims Act (FCA) and will provide guidance on the Court's refined theory of implied certification, the preconditions for its applic... Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, Partner, King & Spalding

Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance in Healthcare Transactions
Navigating Safe Harbors, Identifying Transactions That Implicate AKS, Limiting Civil Monet...
July 14, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) provisions and regulatory safe harbors. The panel will provide guidance on how to determine when the AKS is implicated and what counsel can do to identify potential AKS problems. The panel will also offer... Read More

Speakers:  Donald H. Romano, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner J. Mark Waxman, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Dermatology Practice Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Affiliations
Conducting Due Diligence, Meeting Regulatory Compliance Requirements, Overcoming Integrati...
June 29, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel representing dermatology practices and investors when evaluating the various transaction structures for buying or selling a practice, conducting due diligence, and meeting regulatory compliance requirements. The panel will also offer best practices f... Read More

Speakers:  Richard S. Cooper, Member, McDonald Hopkins Bradley V. Martorana, Counsel, Snell & Wilmer William C. Bundy, Managing Director, Bundy Group

Telehealth: Integration into New Payment and Care Delivery Models; Regulatory Flexibilitie...
Navigating Rapidly Evolving Opportunities and Challenges
June 16, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on the integration of telehealth into new payment and care delivery models and compliance with federal and state regulatory and reimbursement requirements. The panel will also discuss leveraging opportunities to facilitate the use of telehealth. Read More

Speakers:  Sarah T. Hogan, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Lisa Schmitz Mazur, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Dale C. Van Demark, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Healthcare Fraud: Identifying and Assessing Fraud Risks, Implications of Current Enforceme...
June 9, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare attorneys to identify and evaluate healthcare fraud risks. The panel will examine current enforcement trends and discuss best practices for minimizing healthcare fraud. Read More

Speakers:  Benjamin J. Fenton, Partner, Fenton Law Group Matthew M. Curley, Member, Bass Berry & Sims

Structuring 340B Contract Pharmacy Arrangements: Meeting Legal and Regulatory Requirements
June 2, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on contract pharmacy arrangements and the key legal and regulatory considerations for structuring and documenting the arrangements. Read More

Speakers:  Travis F. Jackson, Principal, Polsinelli Claire F. Miley, Member, Bass Berry & Sims

Professional Services Agreements: A Physician-Hospital Integration Model
Complying With Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, Protecting Tax Status, and Avoiding Ke...
May 25, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for hospitals and physician groups on leveraging the benefits and confronting the legal challenges of professional services agreements (PSAs). Read More

Speakers:  Michael L. Blau, Partner, Foley & Lardner Scott M. Safriet, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers

OCR Launches Phase 2 HIPAA Audits for Covered Entities and Business Associates: Are You Re...
Developing, Ensuring and Documenting HIPAA and HITECH Privacy and Security Compliance; Les...
May 17, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Phase 2 HIPAA audits, including preparing for OCR audits, conducting self-audits, and minimizing the risks of HIPAA noncompliance. Read More

Speakers:  Bruce D. Armon, Partner, Saul Ewing Karilynn Bayus, Vice Chair, Health Care Practice Group, Saul Ewing Samuel C. Cohen, Esq., Arent Fox

Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements: Balancing the Interests of Sponsors and Healthcare...
Structuring Indemnification, IP Rights, Confidentiality and Other Key Provisions
May 5, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review key provisions in clinical trial agreements (CTAs), outline best practices for structuring effective provisions and agreements, and provide guidance for healthcare counsel on handling the potential challenges in CTA negotiations. Read More

Speakers:  Julie Rusczek, Esq., Health Sciences Law Group Robyn S. Shapiro, Partner, Health Sciences Law Group

Auditing Hospital-Physician Arrangements Under the New 2016 Stark Rules: Mitigating Provid...
Implementing Monitoring Processes to Avoid Penalties, Denial of Payment, and CMS Program E...
April 12, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare providers on auditing hospital-physician arrangements to ensure compliance with the Stark Law. The panel will offer best practices for mitigating the risks in physician arrangements and avoiding violations. Read More

Speakers:  Curtis H. Bernstein, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, MBA, Managing Director, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting Joseph N. Wolfe, Partner, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Dental Practice Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Affiliations
Conducting Due Diligence, Meeting Regulatory Compliance Requirements, Overcoming Integrati...
March 31, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel representing dental practices, dental services organizations and investors for evaluating the various transaction structures for buying or selling a practice, conducting due diligence, and meeting regulatory compliance requirements. The panel will al... Read More

Speakers:  Holly Carnell, Esq., McGuireWoods Timothy J. Fry, Esq., McGuireWoods Barton C. Walker, Partner, McGuireWoods

Structuring Hospital Acquisitions of Physician Practices
Legal Issues in Valuing, Negotiating and Documenting the Transaction
March 29, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the key legal issues involved in hospital acquisitions of physician practices, including applicable laws and regulations and valuation considerations. The panel will offer their guidance on negotiating and structuring the arrangements... Read More

Speakers:  Michael L. Blau, Partner, Foley & Lardner Holly Carnell, Esq., McGuireWoods

Data Breaches in Healthcare: Responding to Skyrocketing Cyber Attacks
Managing Risk, Responding to Breaches and OCR Investigations, Minimizing HIPAA Liability
March 24, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare practitioners and in-house counsel on protecting data security in the healthcare industry. The panel will review best practices for breach preparedness and breach response and discuss effective approaches for managing regulatory compliance, litiga... Read More

Speakers:  Joshua Carlson, Principal, Joshua Carlson, P.A. Richard (Rich) DeNatale, Partner, Jones Day Todd S. McClelland, Partner, Jones Day

Retail Clinics in Healthcare: Overcoming Complex Legal Challenges
Complying with Corporate Practice of Medicine, Licensure, and Scope of Practice Laws; Navi...
March 10, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the key legal and business issues involved with retail clinics. The panel will offer guidance on the formation, operation and leasing related to retail clinics. Read More

Speakers:  Patricia S. Hofstra, Partner, Duane Morris Lester J. Perling, Partner, Broad and Cassel

Structuring Indemnification Provisions in Business Associate Agreements
Allocating and Transferring Risk in Healthcare Contracting
February 25, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for determining whether and when to include indemnification provisions in business associate agreements (BAAs). The panel will offer best practices for negotiating indemnification provisions. Read More

Speakers:  Matthew R. Fisher, Mirick O'Connell Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, PLLC

TeleMental Health Services: Overcoming Legal Hurdles
Navigating Telemedicine Laws, State Licensure Requirements, Medicaid Coverage, Fraud and A...
February 18, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare facilities, practitioners and other providers of mental healthcare on the requirements and exceptions for telemental health services. The panel will offer best practices for overcoming the legal challenges and discuss what providers sh... Read More

Speakers:  Adam D. Romney, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine Amy F. Lerman, Senior Counsel, Epstein Becker & Green Dr. Donovan Wong, Medical Director of Behavioral Health, Doctor on Demand

Implied Certification Liability Under the FCA: Guidance for Healthcare Counsel to Navigate...
Minimizing the Likelihood of Penalties, Cost of Litigation and Damages; Ensuring Regulator...
February 4, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the implied certification doctrine. The panel will explore how the courts are applying the doctrine and the circuit split and the impact that has on litigation strategy. The panel will also discuss best practices for ensuring compliance... Read More

Speakers:  Adam S. Lurie, Partner, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft Laura McLane, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Anne M. Tompkins, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Emma R. Cecil, Polsinelli

Co-Management Arrangements in Healthcare: Latest Developments
Complying With Legal and Regulatory Requirements in Structuring Hospital-Physician Arrange...
January 28, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare facilities and physicians on the legal implications of co-management arrangements. The panel will review applicable laws, regulations and fair market value considerations to structure the arrangements to meet compliance requirements. Read More

Speakers:  Michael L. Blau, Partner, Foley & Lardner Donald H. Romano, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner Scott M. Safriet, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers

Medicare Provider Enrollment: Strategies for Denials, Revocations and Appeals
Challenging Adverse Enrollment Determinations and Ensuring Billing Privileges Amid Expande...
January 7, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on appealing Medicare enrollment denials and revocations. The panel will dicuss the impact of the CMS final rule that expanded its authority to revoke billing privileges and what healthcare providers and suppliers should do in light of the... Read More

Speakers:  Jessica Gustafson, Founding Partner, The Health Law Partners Andrew B. Wachler, Managing Partner, Wachler & Associates Donald H. Romano, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Structuring Business Associate Agreements for Covered Entities and Business Associates
Navigating Regulatory Compliance and Negotiating Key Provisions
December 21, 2015 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will offer best practices for healthcare providers and business associates (BAs) negotiating business associate agreements (BAAs). The panel will examine current trends in contract negotiations, key contract provisions and ways to address common areas of dispute. Read More

Speakers:  Gerry Hinkley, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Kim C. Stanger, Partner, Holland & Hart Allen Briskin, Senior Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Rick L. Hindmand, Member, McDonald Hopkins

Structuring Gainsharing Arrangements and Bundled Payments: Latest Developments
Complying With Legal and Regulatory Requirements, Overcoming Implementation and Operationa...
December 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of current issues related to gainsharing arrangements and bundled payment programs. The panel will outline implementation and operational aspects of gainsharing, and best practices for hospitals and physicians to minimize legal and busin... Read More

Speakers:  Curtis H. Bernstein, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, MBA, Managing Director, Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting Joane Goodroe, RN, BSN, MBA, Independent Consultant, Joane Goodroe Healthcare Services William T. Mathias, Principal, Ober | Kaler

HIPAA and TCPA Intersection: Navigating Healthcare Call Exemption, Landline/Cell Phone Dis...
November 5, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the intersection of HIPAA and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and provide guidance to healthcare counsel for understanding the risks and overcoming the compliance challenges facing the healthcare industry. The panel will discuss healthcare-related messages... Read More

Speakers:  Douglas G. Bonner, Partner, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice Rebecca E. Jacobs, Moderator, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice Mary Ellen Kleiman, VP, Legal Affairs and Associate General Counsel, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

340B Drug Pricing Program Omnibus Guidance: Preparing for HHS' Long-Awaited Guidance
Navigating Covered Entity Eligibility and Drug and Patient Eligibility; Preventing Duplica...
October 13, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with an in-depth review of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' long-awaited 340B Drug Pricing Program guidance, which makes significant changes and provides clarity on several matters, including patient eligibility and which healthcare p... Read More

Speakers:  Emily J. Cook, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery David S. Ivill, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Joseph M. Parise, McDermott Will & Emery

Concierge Medicine: Complying With Medicare Regulations, State Laws and Anti-Kickback/Anti...
October 8, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of key legal issues involved in concierge medicine practices, including applicable laws and regulations. The panel will offer guidance on evaluating and structuring such arrangements. Read More

Speakers:  Michael L. Blau, Partner, Foley & Lardner James Eischen, Jr., Partner, Higgs Fletcher & Mack

Healthcare REITs: Navigating Regulatory Challenges and Minimizing Liability Risk
Understanding Organizational, Operational and Tax Considerations When Dealing With REITs
September 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the organizational requirements and structures for real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the limitations and challenges of REITs in the healthcare industry. The panel will discuss regulatory, corporate, business and tax issues inv... Read More

Speakers:  Steven A. Kaye, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory Hedy Rubinger, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory

Structuring Physician Group Practices: Key Legal Considerations
Evaluating Compensation Models, Forming Practice Management Arrangements, and Navigating C...
September 3, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide a review of key legal issues involved in forming physician group practices, including applicable laws and regulations and business considerations. The panel will offer guidance on structuring practice management arrangements and selecting compensation models. Read More

Speakers:  Joshua Kaye, Partner, DLA Piper Adam J. Rogers, Partner, DLA Piper

Buying and Selling Long-Term Care Facilities: Overcoming Complex Regulatory and Business C...
Navigating CONs, Reimbursement, Licensure, Medicare and Medicaid Issues, Valuation, Anti-K...
August 26, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel involved in buying and selling long-term care facilities and the complex business and regulatory issues involved. The panel will offer guidance on structuring the arrangements and conducting due diligence. Read More

Speakers:  Richard Faulkner, Jr., Shareholder, Baker Donelson Thomas D. Vaughn, Partner, Husch Blackwell

HIPAA Audits: Preparing for Phase 2 Audits for Covered Entities and Business Associates
Developing, Ensuring and Documenting HIPAA and HITECH Privacy and Security Compliance
August 19, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Phase 2 HIPAA audits, including preparing for OCR audits, conducting self-audits, and minimizing the risks of HIPAA noncompliance. Read More

Speakers:  Dianne J. Bourque, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo Ryan S. Higgins, McDermott Will & Emery

Telemedicine Privacy and Security: Safeguarding Protected Health Information and Minimizin...
August 13, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the privacy and security requirements and considerations healthcare providers should take into account when providing telemedicine services. The panel will discuss best practices for protecting patient health information and privacy and... Read More

Speakers:  Claire Marblestone, Esq., Foley & Lardner Rebekah A. Z. Monson, Esq., Pepper Hamilton Dayna C. Nicholson, Esq., Pepper Hamilton

340B Compliance: Overcoming Challenges With Diversion, Duplicate Discounts, and Orphan Dru...
August 6, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for providers who participate in the 340B drug discount program. The panel will discuss key program requirements and compliance concerns, will outline best practices to help ensure compliance with the program requirements, and will address... Read More

Speakers:  Stephanie P. Hales, Sidley Austin Kathryn R. Watson, Atty, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell

Pharmaceutical Waste Management: Compliance for Hospitals, Pharmacies, and Other Healthcar...
Leveraging Recent Environmental Enforcement Actions and Understanding Policy Shifts to Ens...
July 30, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare facilities on structuring and implementing pharmaceutical waste management practices to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. The panel will examine recent enforcement actions and the practical lessons for health and environme... Read More

Speakers:  Gregory W. Blount, Partner, Troutman Sanders Charlotte A. Smith, Senior Regulatory Advisor, WMSS PharmEcology Services Darrell J. Oman, Program Manager – Consulting Services, Stericycle Environmental Solutions

Modernizing Medicaid Managed Care: Navigating CMS' Long-Awaited and Overhauled Proposed Re...
Calculating Medical Loss Ratio, Complying with Network Adequacy Standards, Setting Capitat...
July 21, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with an in-depth review of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) newly proposed regulation revision that overhauls Medicaid managed care. The panel will analyze who will be impacted--and how, and addresses the likelihood of the rule bein... Read More

Speakers:  J. Peter Rich, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Ariane Tschumi, McDermott Will & Emery

Valuation Challenges in Physician Compensation Arrangements: Meeting Compliance and Regula...
Navigating the Complexities in PSAs, ED Call Coverage, Service Line Co-Management and Shar...
July 16, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will analyze vexing issues in valuation of professional service arrangements/employment deals, emergency department call coverage, and service line co-management arrangements. The panel will address valuation and regulatory concerns that result and offer best practices for overcomin... Read More

Speakers:  Scott M. Safriet, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers William H. (Bill) Thompson, Chairman of the Firm, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Physician Peer Review: Ensuring Immunity, Confidentiality and Compliance
Preserving Immunity or Leveraging Exceptions, Shielding Documentation, Complying With Stat...
June 17, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel on the peer review process, immunity and exceptions to immunity. The panel will examine recent decisions that make the peer review process and immunity not as absolute as once thought as well as discuss reporting conduct to the National P... Read More

Speakers:  Keith C. Dennen, Member, Dickinson Wright Billee Lightvoet Ward, Of Counsel, Dickinson Wright

Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements: Balancing the Interests of Sponsors and Healthcare...
Structuring Indemnification, IP Rights, Confidentiality and Other Key Provisions
May 5, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel on handling the potential challenges in clinical trial agreement (CTA) negotiations, review key provisions in CTAs, and outline best practices for structuring effective provisions and agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Geoffrey M. Raux, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner Julie Rusczek, Esq., Drinker Biddle & Reath

Antitrust Compliance in Healthcare Consolidations: Addressing Tension Between Antitrust an...
Lessons From Recent Decisions on Market Definition and Efficiency Claims
April 30, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the antitrust challenges involved in healthcare consolidations, including recent government actions and litigation. The panel will offer best practices for addressing antitrust issues related to healthcare provider consolidations. Read More

Speakers:  Robert F. Leibenluft, Partner, Hogan Lovells US Leigh L. Oliver, Partner, Hogan Lovells US

Medicare Value-Based Payment and Quality Reporting for Physician Services: Navigating Rece...
Leveraging Incentive Payment Opportunities, Avoiding Reimbursement Penalties and the Futur...
April 23, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel and reimbursement professionals on the key changes to the CMS Quality Reporting and Incentive Programs and what those changes mean for healthcare providers. The panel will offer best practices for maximizing Medicare reimbursement in a com... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel F. Gottlieb, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Scott Weinstein, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery

Surviving Heightened Healthcare Enforcement: Avoiding Substantial Penalties and Settlement...
Responding to Increased Government Investigations and Qui Tam Litigation, Preparing for Ex...
April 16, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on current government enforcement trends, responding to investigations, and handling qui tam defense. The panel will provide best practices for minimizing government penalties, liability exposure and qui tam suits. Read More

Speakers:  Gregory M. Luce, Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Robert S. Salcido, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Amandeep S. Sidhu, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Physician Recruitment and Employment Agreements: Structuring Key Provisions
Avoiding Stark Law and AKS Violations, Overcoming Restrictive Covenant Enforceability Chal...
March 17, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of key considerations when drafting physician recruitment and employment agreements to meet the expectations and obligations of the parties and to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Read More

Speakers:  Ericka L. Adler, Partner, Kamensky Rubinstein Hochman & Delott Lucia Francesca Bruno, Principal Shareholder, Physicians’ Legal Group

Litigation Holds in Healthcare
Maintaining Patient Confidentiality and Complying With HIPAA's Privacy and Security Requir...
February 19, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on implementing litigation holds while complying with HIPAA's privacy and security requirements. The panel will offer best practices for creating a plan to manage and preserve data subject to a litigation hold, while maintaining patient co... Read More

Speakers:  Paul S. Davidson, Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis Tera Rica Murdock, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis

Medicare Appeals for Healthcare Providers: Understanding the Appeals Process and the Impac...
Maximizing Reimbursement Performance and Mitigating Risk
February 5, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the Medicare Part B appeals process, the impact of the backlog, and the effect of CMS' 68% solution. The panel will drill down into the issues on which the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) are focusing. The panel will provid... Read More

Speakers:  Stephanie Greene, Chief Consulting Officer, ACU-Serve Amy F. Lerman, Epstein Becker & Green

Physician Compensation: New Paradigms in the Post-ACA World, Part II- The 2015 Perspective
Structuring Payment Models for Cost Reduction, Quality Improvement and Clinical Integratio...
January 15, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on structuring physician compensation and financial incentive payments to participating physicians to reduce costs and improve quality of care. The panel will discuss the implications for Stark law and anti-kickback compliance, and offer b... Read More

Speakers:  Andrea M. Ferrari, JD, MPH, Manager, HealthCare Appraisers Kevin Locke, Principal, DHG Healthcare Chris E. Rossman, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Auditing Physician-Third Party Relationships Amid Heightened Scrutiny and Enhanced Penalti...
Assessing Arrangements for Stark, AKS, FCA and FERA Compliance, Mitigating Risks and Liabi...
January 8, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the regulatory requirements for physician relationships with third parties under the Stark law, Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), False Claims Act (FCA) and Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA). The panel will discuss best practices for... Read More

Speakers:  Anna M. Grizzle, Member, Bass Berry & Sims Alice Keith Moore, Assistant General Counsel, Novant Health

Navigating Reverse False Claims and Medicare Overpayments Amid Strict Enforcement of the 6...
December 17, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on reverse false claims enforcement trends and overpayment requirements. The panel will examine the impact of recent developments, including recent cases and government policies, and offer best practices for navigating reverse false claims... Read More

Speakers:  David S. Greenberg, Partner, Arent Fox Adam D. Romney, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

Structuring Physician Separation Agreements: Hospital and Group Practice Perspectives
Drafting Key Provisions to Address Patient Record Ownership, HIPAA, Restrictive Covenants,...
December 10, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of critical legal concerns in drafting physician separation agreements in both hospital and group practice settings. The panel will outline approaches to reconcile expectations and obligations of the parties and offer best practices for... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew M. Brohm, Atty, Arnall Golden Gregory Caroline J. Patterson, Esq., Wade Goldstein Landau & Abruzzo Andrew B. Roth, Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

Ebola and Hospital Legal and Regulatory Challenges: Are You Ready?
Navigating HIPAA Concerns, EMTALA Obligations, State and Federal Reporting Requirements, a...
December 1, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel and their clients for addressing HIPAA concerns and EMTALA obligations when treating an Ebola patient. The panel will also discuss state and federal mandatory reporting requirements, employment issues, and lessons learned from the first U.... Read More

Speakers:  Edward L. Barker, Senior Counsel, Husch Blackwell W. Stephen Cockerham, Partner, Husch Blackwell Joseph V. (Joe) Geraci, Partner, Husch Blackwell Kate M. Leveque, Senior Associate (Partner, effective Jan. 1, 2015), Husch Blackwell Lisa M. Luetkemeyer, Esq., Husch Blackwell

Healthcare Antitrust Challenges: Management Agreements, Joint Ventures and Ancillary Restr...
Complying with Antitrust Laws in the Ordinary Activities of Healthcare Organizations
November 20, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on addressing key healthcare antitrust issues that arise in management agreements, ancillary restraints, joint venture operations, and competitor collaborations. The panel will offer best practices for antitrust compliance for healthcare systems and providers. Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey W. Brennan, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Ashley M. Fischer, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Stephen Wu, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Negotiating Managed Care Contracts with MCOs, ACOs and for Health Exchange Products
Tools and Strategies to Maximize Benefits and Avoid Becoming Unlicensed Insurer
November 11, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will equip healthcare provider counsel with tools and strategies for structuring and negotiating contracts with accountable care organizations (ACOs), managed care organizations (MCOs), and state health exchanges on behalf of providers. The panel will discuss key provisions in these... Read More

Speakers:  Kathrin Kudner, Member, Dykema Gossett Neil M. Sullivan, Partner, McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter

Medicare and Medicaid Repayments and Disclosures
Meeting Refund and Reporting Obligations to Comply with FERA, FCA and the ACA
November 5, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel on the legal obligations, benefits, incentives and risks of reporting and repaying improper Medicare payments. The panel will examine the impact of the Affordable Care Act and CMS's proposed overpayment rule, and outline practical steps t... Read More

Speakers:  Robert L. Roth, Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman Jesse A. Witten, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath

HIPAA Compliance During Litigation and Discovery
Safeguarding PHI and Avoiding Violations When Responding to Subpoenas and Discovery Reques...
October 16, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel advising providers on complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other federal and state laws when asked to produce protected health information (PHI) as a part of pending litigation. Read More

Speakers:  Nathan A. Kottkamp, Partner, McGuireWoods Philip H. Lebowitz, Partner, Duane Morris

Structuring Commercial ACOs: Payor and Provider Perspectives
Evaluating Payment Models, Negotiating Contract Terms, Ensuring Federal and State Law Comp...
October 2, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance on addressing the legal issues of commercial accountable care arrangements, ranging from selecting the pricing model and structuring the contract to implementing procedures to ensure compliance with both federal and state laws. We will a... Read More

Speakers:  Charles Buck, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery J. Peter Rich, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Structuring Healthcare Practice Leasing, PSA and Other Practice Alignment Arrangements
Complying with Stark, AKS, HIPAA and Maximizing Reimbursement
August 28, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for hospitals and physician groups on structuring and negotiating practice agreements. The panel will explain how healthcare providers can leverage the benefits and understand and overcome the legal challenges. Read More

Speakers:  Michael L. Blau, Partner, Foley & Lardner Fred M. Lara, CFA, ASA, CVA, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers

Meaningful Use Compliance: Surviving CMS and State Audits, Preparing for Penalty Enforceme...
Meeting Complex Stage 2 Requirements, Assessing FCA Risk, Avoiding Common EHR Documentatio...
August 13, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance on meeting the Medicare Electronic Health Records Inventive Program requirements and surviving meaningful use audits. The panel will discuss potential red flags and offer best practices for compliance. Read More

Speakers:  Jane Eckels, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine Lisa Rediger Hayward, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

Disruptive Physicians: Minimizing Liability for Negligent Credentialing, Poor Quality of C...
Practical and Legal Approaches for Hospitals, Integrated Systems, Medical Groups and Other...
July 30, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel on steps healthcare facilities should take to minimize liability for disruptive physicians in the recruiting and credentialing processes and when disciplinary action is required for disruptive behavior. Read More

Speakers:  Dr. Susan F. Reynolds, President & CEO, The Institute for Medical Leadership J. Peter Rich, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Julian Rivera, Partner, Husch Blackwell

Negotiating EHR Agreements: Complying with HIPAA, Stark and AKS, Overcoming Privacy and Se...
Acquiring an EHR and Meeting Incentive Program Requirements
July 16, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the complex legal issues involved in negotiating and entering into agreements with third-party vendors for electronic health records (EHR) management. The panel will provide their insights into critical EHR contract provisions regardi... Read More

Speakers:  Michael Batt, Shareholder, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman Ammon R. Fillmore, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman Pam Titus, MBA, Senior Account Manager, Spectrum Health

Cloud Computing in Healthcare: Mitigating Privacy Risks and Negotiating Business Associate...
Navigating HIPAA, HITECH, State Law and International Jurisdiction Challenges
June 11, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for managing privacy and security risks when using cloud computing to outsource the storage of patient information. The panel will also discuss key provisions to include in business associate agreements with cloud vendors to minimize liabi... Read More

Speakers:  Joshua Carlson, Principal, Joshua Carlson, P.A. Patrick X. Fowler, Partner, Snell & Wilmer Richard L. Green, Partner, McCarter & English

Structuring Managed Care Contracts: Medicare and Medicaid Considerations for Providers
Navigating Reimbursement and Delegation Challenges, Negotiating Key Provisions and Anticip...
April 16, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating managed care contracts on behalf of providers. With a focus on Medicare and Medicaid contracts, the panel will discuss current trends in contract negotiations, key provisions in the agreements and strategies... Read More

Speakers:  Tracey L. Klein, Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Sarah E. Swank, Principal, Ober | Kaler

Successor Liability in Hospital M&A: Assessing and Mitigating Risk Exposure
Managing the Impact on Transaction Structure, Allocating Risk, and Addressing Medicare Iss...
April 2, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel involved in hospital mergers and acquisitions to deal with successor liability and the issues impacted by it. The panel will offer best practices for mitigating the risks of successor liability in healthcare M&A. Read More

Speakers:  Paul F. Lawrence, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Robert C. Threlkeld, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

Inpatient Hospital Services Billing, Denials and Reimbursement: Evolving Regulatory and Le...
Navigating the Interplay of Inpatient and Outpatient Hospitalization Requirements to Withs...
February 25, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to hospital counsel on the regulatory and CMS policy changes related to inpatient billing and the impact on reimbursement. The panel will provide guidance on how hospitals can meet the new requirements, withstand anticipated audits and pursue appeals. Read More

Speakers:  Jessica Gustafson, Founding Partner, The Health Law Partners Abby Pendleton, Founding Partner, The Health Law Partners

Strategic Partnerships Between Healthcare Organizations, Other Professionals and Service P...
Identifying Data Privacy Threats, Conducting Due Diligence, and Assessing Insurable Risks...
February 18, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for identifying and handling insurable risks in strategic partnerships and conducting due diligence when aligning with other healthcare and service providers. The panel will offer strategies for protecting electronic information during inv... Read More

Speakers:  Souwei Brune, Senior Vice President, Willis Group Holdings Christopher Burris, Partner, King & Spalding Robert Friedman, Partner, King & Spalding Meghan Magruder, Partner, King & Spalding Maryann McGivney, Executive Vice President, Georgia Healthcare Team Leader, Willis Group Holdings

Health Exchanges 2014: Navigating Medicaid and Managed Care Contracts, Maximizing Coverage...
February 5, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for healthcare providers to guide clients in adapting to the new health insurance exchanges. The panel will explain how the exchanges are working in 2014--and how to overcome the new challenges presented in order to maximize reimbursement and effectively manage... Read More

Speakers:  Karen Clarke, VP, External Affairs, HealthyCT Christina Hage, General Counsel, HealthyCT Kathrin Kudner, Member, Dykema Gossett Jackie Selby, Member, Epstein Becker Green

Healthcare Fraud and Abuse: Rigorous Compliance to Avoid Penalties
Leveraging Lessons from Recent Settlements, Court Rulings and Advisory Opinions
January 23, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will review the latest developments related to healthcare fraud, drawing lessons from recent government investigations and settlements. The panel will prepare healthcare counsel to take proactive steps for compliance in 2014. Read More

Speakers:  Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld, Partner, Patton Boggs Paul Weidenfeld, Partner, Liles Parker

Mobile Medical Devices and BYOD: Latest Legal Threat for Providers
Developing a Comprehensive Usage Strategy to Safeguard Health Information and Ensure Patie...
December 18, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to develop policies and procedures governing the use of mobile medical devices in the healthcare setting. The panel will outline key considerations and safeguards to protect confidential information and ensure patient privacy. Read More

Speakers:  C. Elizabeth O'Keeffe, Counsel, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs Sarah E. Swank, Principal, Ober | Kaler

Antitrust Compliance in Hospital-Physician Mergers and Acquisitions
Assessing Anti-Competitiveness and Minimizing Risk of Agency Challenges
December 11, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine the antitrust challenges involved in hospital acquisitions of physician practices, including recent enforcement actions and litigation. The panel will offer best practices for identifying and addressing antitrust risks and minimize agency scrutiny. Read More

Speakers:  William E. Berlin, Principal, Ober | Kaler Robert F. Leibenluft, Partner, Hogan Lovells US John P. Wiegand, Staff Atty., Federal Trade Commission

Medical Staff Challenges: Best Practices for Peer Review, Governing Documents, and Board G...
December 4, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to advise hospitals and physicians on effectively addressing common medical staff challenges, including peer review, medical staff bylaws, hospital board governance, conflict management and more. Read More

Speakers:  Catherine M. Ballard, Partner, Bricker & Eckler Stephen R. Kleinman, Partner, Bricker & Eckler Jeremy R. Morris, Associate, Bricker & Eckler

Clinical Trials and Medicare Secondary Payer Rules: Best Practices for Compliance
Navigating Complex MSP Rules and Reporting Requirements for Research Sponsors and Clinical...
October 29, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to apply Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) rules to research sponsors and clinical sites. The panel will also provide guidance on MSP reporting requirements as well as practical contracting approaches. Read More

Speakers:  David Piatt, Managing Partner, Piatt Consulting and Medicare Consul Services Eve M. Brunts, Partner, Ropes & Gray

Health Exchanges: Proactive Legal Strategies for Providers
Navigating Managed Care Contracts Issues, Out-of-Network Provider Coverage, Reimbursement,...
September 19, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for healthcare providers and MCOs with a review of the new health insurance exchanges--how they will work and their anticipated impact on providers. The panel will provide guidance for counsel to providers to assist clients now to adapt to the healthcare exchang... Read More

Speakers:  Martin A. Corry, Director of Government Relations & Public Policy, Hooper Lundy & Bookman Katrina A. Pagonis, Hooper Lundy & Bookman Jack Ebeler, Principal, Health Policy Alternatives

Clinical Trials and the Latest Regulatory and Enforcement Developments
Complying with New and Evolving Legal Standards for Domestic and International Clinical Re...
September 4, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to navigate new and evolving federal and state regulations for clinical trials domestically and internationally. The panel will offer best practices to comply with latest conflict of interest and informed consent requirements. Read More

Speakers:  Joseph P. McMenamin, Principal Consultant, Venebio Group Dr. Luanna K. Putney, Ph.D., CHC, CCEP, Director of Research Compliance, Office of Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services, University of California

Physician Services Arrangements with Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies
Evaluating Scope of Services, Establishing Defensible FMV, and Complying with Anti-Kickbac...
July 29, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for overcoming the regulatory challenges and establishing defensible fair market value (FMV) when forming physician services arrangements. Read More

Speakers:  Ann S. Brandt, Ph.D., Partner, HealthCare Appraisers Danielle Drissel, Atty, Hogan Lovells US

Clinical Trials Abroad: Managing the Legal Risks
Navigating Regulatory and Privacy Challenges, Minimizing FCPA and Other Risks
July 16, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for meeting the challenges of conducting clinical trials outside the U.S., including informed consent, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) exposure, and data privacy. The panel will discuss best practices to overcome the regulatory hurdles and risks... Read More

Speakers:  Maureen Bennett, Partner, Squire Sanders Jan Murray, Of Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Managed Care Litigation: Latest Developments
Litigating Issues Involving Coverage, Health Reform, Payment Practices and More
June 19, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to litigate managed care lawsuits. The panel will discuss legal, substantive and practical considerations in common areas of dispute. Read More

Speakers:  James W. Boswell, III, Partner, King & Spalding Andrew J. Hefty, Partner, Crowell & Moring

Valuing Physician Practice Ancillary Services: Overcoming Challenges for Healthcare Counse...
May 14, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to value physician practice ancillary services and review the pitfalls of valuation. The panel will offer best practices for addressing and overcoming the challenges of valuing ancillary services. Read More

Speakers:  Jason Ruchaber, CFA, ASA, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers Roger D. Strode, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Digital, Mobile, and Virtual Medicine: Legal Challenges
Protecting Patient Privacy, Avoiding Corporate Practice of Medicine, and Ensuring Quality...
May 2, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on overcoming the challenges in the use of digital devices and in the practice of virtual medicine. The panel will offer best practices to develop policies and procedures to minimize liability risks. Read More

Speakers:  Ryan S. Johnson, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron Katherine Douglas, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron

New Federal Payment Sunshine Rule: Implications for Manufacturers and Providers
Navigating Regulations for Collecting Data and Reporting Payments and Transfers of Value
April 2, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for manufacturers, physicians and teaching hospitals to navigate the final regulations implementing the federal Sunshine Law. The panel will offer best practices to ensure compliance with the law and avoid costly mistakes and unexpected public disclo... Read More

Speakers:  Eve M. Brunts, Partner, Ropes & Gray Seth H. Lundy, Partner, King & Spalding

Business Associate Agreements and the New HIPAA Rule
Complying With Omnibus HIPAA Requirements When Contracting With BAs
March 19, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine the final Omnibus Rule's modifications to HIPAA and the impact on agreements between healthcare providers and business associates. The panel will outline strategies for healthcare providers to ensure compliance with the increased obligations. Read More

Speakers:  Dianne J. Bourque, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo M. Daria Niewenhous, Member, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo Beth S. Rosenbaum, Senior Director & Operations Counsel, Kindred Healthcare

Omnibus HIPAA Rule: Impact on Covered Entities
Complying with New Requirements, Managing Risk and Responding to a Data Breach
March 12, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with guidance on the final Omnibus Rule's modifications to HIPAA and the impact on covered entities. The panel will discuss the changes to privacy, security and breach notification requirements--and offer strategies for covered entities to ensure comp... Read More

Speakers:  Sarah E. Swank, Principal, Ober | Kaler Gina M. Kastel, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels

De-Identifying Protected Health Information
Using Expert Determination and Safe Harbor Methods to De-Identify PHI
February 26, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the new Office for Civil Rights (OCR) guidance and best practices to de-identify health information. The panel will also discuss the challenges of balancing the privacy risks against the need to use the information for research and othe... Read More

Speakers:  Dianne J. Bourque, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo

Portable Electronic Devices in Healthcare: Latest Legal Threat for Providers
Protecting Private Information in Text Messages, Emails and Other Electronic Transmissions
December 11, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to draft policies and procedures to govern the use of portable electronic devices in the healthcare setting. The panel will outline key considerations and safeguards to protect confidential information and ensure patient privacy. Read More

Speakers:  Dianne J. Bourque, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo Brian C. Vick, Partner, Williams Mullen W. Clifford Mull, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff

OIG FY 2013 Work Plan: Compliance Strategies for Providers
Preparing for Heightened Federal Scrutiny of Hospital Billing, Coding and More
December 4, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to improve compliance in areas targeted by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) in its FY 2013 Work Plan, including hospital billing for inpatient stays, coding compliance, durable medical equipment and more. Read More

Speakers:  John B. Reiss, Ph.D., J.D., Partner, Saul Ewing Christopher R. Hall, Partner, Saul Ewing

Hospital Acquisitions of Physician Practices
Legal Issues in Valuing, Negotiating and Structuring the Transaction
November 29, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a review of the key legal issues involved in hospital acquisitions of physician practices, including applicable laws and regulations and valuation considerations. The panel will offer their guidance on negotiating and structuring the arrangements... Read More

Speakers:  Carsten Beith, Co-Head of Tax-Exempt M&A, Cain Brothers Michael L. Blau, Partner, Foley & Lardner David L. Klatsky, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Health Information Exchanges: Evolving Legal and Regulatory Challenges
Evaluating HIE Models, Navigating Complex State and Federal Laws, and Negotiating Contract...
November 20, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on the legal risks involved with building, operating and participating in health information exchanges (HIEs). The panel will discuss HIE models, HIE agreements, technology vendor contracting, and best practices for complying with federal... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen P. Nash, Partner, Patton Boggs Melodi M. (Mel) Gates, Patton Boggs

Establishing Healthcare Compliance Programs as Mandated by the PPACA
Implementing Effective Reporting, Exclusion Screening, and Formal Risk Assessment Processe...
November 14, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for developing effective compliance programs as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Read More

Speakers:  Nathaniel M. (Nate) Lacktman, Partner, Foley & Lardner Heman A. Marshall, III, Principal, Woods Rogers Sarah B. Crotts, Atty at Law, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice

Home Health Agencies: Regulatory and Enforcement Trends
Identifying Compliance Pitfalls and Minimizing Risk of Fraud and Abuse Investigations
November 6, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for withstanding heightened regulatory scrutiny and increased enforcement activity targeting home health operations. The panel will discuss steps home health agencies can take to minimize the risk of fraud and abuse investigations. Read More

Speakers:  Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld, Partner, Patton Boggs Robert W. Markette, Jr., Of Counsel, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff

MACs, MICs, RACs and ZPICs: Latest Developments
Preparing for Medicare and Medicaid Audits and Appealing Unfavorable Results
October 3, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel on preparing for Medicare and Medicaid compliance audits and appealing unfavorable audit results. Read More

Speakers:  Paula G. Sanders, Principal, Post & Schell Anna M. Grizzle, Member, Bass Berry & Sims

Medicare and Medicaid Audit Sampling Strategies
Developing Sampling Plans and Challenging Flawed CMS Audit Samples
August 14, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to healthcare providers to meet the demands of Medicare and Medicaid compliance audits and overpayment investigations. The panel will review the sampling process and outline approaches for providers and their counsel to challenge overpayment extrapolations. Read More

Speakers:  Anna M. Grizzle, Member, Bass Berry & Sims Dr. Patricia L. Maykuth, Ph.D, President, Research Design Associates

Medicare Secondary Payer Rules and Clinical Trials
Navigating MSP Rules and Reporting Requirements for Research Sponsors and Clinical Sites a...
August 8, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to apply Medicare secondary payor (MSP) rules to research sponsors and clinical sites, and provide guidance on the new MSP reporting requirements and practical contracting approaches. Read More

Speakers:  Eve M. Brunts, Partner, Ropes & Gray David Piatt, Managing Partner, Piatt Consulting and Medicare Consul Services

Electronic Health Record License Agreements
Negotiating Scope of License, Warranties and Liability Disclaimers and Other Key Provision...
July 12, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare counsel with a roadmap for drafting and negotiating key provisions in electronic health record (EHR) license agreements. The panel will explain approaches for avoiding drafting pitfalls and resolving contract disputes. Read More

Speakers:  Michael D. Beauvais, Partner, Ropes & Gray Lee Kim, Registered Patent Atty and Atty-at-Law, Tucker Arensberg Michael T. Batt, Atty, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman

Healthcare Reform: Analyzing the Supreme Court Decision
July 10, 2012 CLE Download

The CLE webinar will analyze the Supreme Court's decision on the healthcare reform law and assess its impact for healthcare providers and others in the healthcare industry. Read More

Speakers:  Christopher M. Jedrey, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery J. Peter Rich, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Amy M. Gordon, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Paul W. Radensky, M.D., Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Social Media in Healthcare: Risks Under HIPAA and Other Federal and State Laws
Minimizing Breach of Privacy and Physician-Patient Relationship Claims, Physician Licensur...
June 27, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on measures hospitals and physicians should take to minimize liability when engaged in social media. The panel will outline the risks inherent in social media use and offer best practices for developing effective social media policies. Read More

Speakers:  Jennifer R. Breuer, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath Nicole D. Galli, Partner, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff David C. Harlow, Principal, The Harlow Group Health Care Law & Consulting

Hospital M&A: Due Diligence Considerations
Evaluating Transaction Risks, Liabilities and Pricing for Buyers and Sellers
June 20, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel advising hospitals in merger and acquisition (M&A) deals on due diligence measures that effectively identify and mitigate risks and liabilities and that help determine deal pricing and structure. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas J. Cuccia, CFA, ASA, Managing Director, Valuation Services, Reimbursement and Advisory Services Division, Altegra Health Charles P. Sukurs, Atty, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman Roger D. Strode, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Medicare and Medicaid Enrollment and Revalidation Screening Requirements
Obtaining and Maintaining Enrollment and Billing Privileges Amid Heightened CMS Scrutiny
May 10, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to healthcare providers with key steps to successfully obtain and maintain their enrollment and billing privileges under the recently enhanced Medicare and Medicaid enrollment requirements. Read More

Speakers:  Jesse Berg, Principal, Gray Plant Mooty Donna J. Senft, Principal, Ober | Kaler Alan E. Schabes, Partner, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff

EMTALA Enforcement on the Rise
Minimizing Hospital and Physician Liability and Defending Patient Lawsuits
April 26, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to advise hospitals and physicians on measures to ensure compliance, minimize liability and defend patient lawsuits under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). Read More

Speakers:  Gina Ginn Greenwood, Atty, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz Nathan A. Kottkamp, Partner, McGuireWoods

Medicare Overpayments: Analyzing the CMS 60-Day Rule
Reporting and Refunding Overpayments for Providers, Suppliers, Drug Plan Sponsors, and Med...
April 12, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for healthcare providers, suppliers, drug plan sponsors and Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) on the new CMS proposed rules on reporting and returning Medicare overpayments. Read More

Speakers:  Robert L. Roth, Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman James G. Sheehan, Executive Deputy Commissioner and Chief Integrity Officer, Human Resources Administration of New York City Paul A. Deeringer, Hooper Lundy & Bookman

Enterprise Risk Management for Hospital Systems: What Counsel Needs to Know
Leveraging ERM as a Strategic Business Tool
April 4, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for hospital counsel on advising hospital systems in using Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) as an effective business tool to proactively identify and manage risk. Read More

Speakers:  Eric Esperne, JD, CPCM, Counsel, Dell | Healthcare & Life Sciences Erin L. Muellenberg, Counsel, Arent Fox Theresa Zimmerman, RN, BSN, JD, Forbes Law Group

Healthcare Fraud: Individual Liability for Executives and High-Level Employees
Identifying and Addressing Risks for Executives; Avoiding OIG Exclusion Sanctions
March 22, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will offer healthcare counsel guidance on how healthcare companies can protect their executives from government exclusion, identify and address the potential pitfalls in the government's civil investigative demands, and develop effective corporate compliance programs. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas E. Zeno, Of Counsel, Squire Sanders Kimberly J. Donovan, Senior Associate, Squire Sanders Elizabeth E. Trende, Atty, Squire Sanders

False Claims Act Enforcement on the Rise
Best Practices for Healthcare Providers to Avoid or Defend Investigations and Whistleblowe...
February 23, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to implement and maintain effective compliance programs under the federal False Claims Act (FCA). The panel will provide best practices for minimizing FCA liability exposure and responding to FCA investigations. Read More

Speakers:  Judith A. Waltz, Partner, Foley & Lardner T. Jeffrey Fitzgerald, Partner, Polsinelli Shughart Lisa M. Noller, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Medicare Reimbursement in 2012
Navigating Significant Changes in Reimbursement Methods
February 14, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for healthcare providers to navigate and comply with significant and complex changes to Medicare reimbursement under healthcare reform. Read More

Speakers:  Chris E. Rossman, Partner, Foley & Lardner Jeffrey R. Bates, Special Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Managed Care Litigation: Latest Developments
Litigating Issues Involving Healthcare Reform, Payment Practices, Most Favored Nations Cla...
February 7, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to litigate managed care lawsuits. The panel will discuss legal, substantive and practical considerations in common areas of dispute. Read More

Speakers:  James W Boswell, III, Partner, King & Spalding Jesica M. Eames, King & Spalding

Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures
Complying With Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute When Evaluating Models and Structuring...
January 26, 2012 CLE Download

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. Read More

Speakers:  Catherine T. Dunlay, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister Lorin E. Patterson, Partner, Reed Smith Roger D. Strode, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Physician-Vendor Relationships Under Heightened Scrutiny
Avoiding or Minimizing Liability Under False Claims, Stark and Anti-Kickback Laws
January 4, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare attorneys with a review of the potential legal pitfalls of commonly used and emerging physician-vendor arrangements. The panel will recommend best practices for staying in compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws. Read More

Speakers:  R. Michael Barry, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory Jennifer Downs Burgar, Of Counsel, Arnall Golden Gregory Arianne N. Callender, Of Counsel, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Federal Payment Sunshine Law: Implications for Manufacturers and Providers
Navigating the New Federal Mandate on Public Disclosure of Payments
December 6, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to legal or compliance advisors to manufacturers, physicians and teaching hospitals for navigating the Sunshine Law. The panel will offer practical strategies to ensure compliance with the new law and avoid costly mistakes or unexpected public disclosures. Read More

Speakers:  Eve M. Brunts, Partner, Ropes & Gray Bill McKenzie, CPA, Health Care Compliance Officer, DePuy Spine, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company Conner Childers, Director for Global Healthcare Compliance Operations  , Amgen

Medicare Shared Savings Program
Navigating Final Regulations for Accountable Care Organizations
November 22, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to healthcare providers to participate in the Medicare shared savings program and navigate the requirements under the final ACO regulations. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Manko, Partner, Rivkin Radler George Choriatis, Partner, Rivkin Radler

Financially Distressed Healthcare Facilities: Restructuring and Insolvency Options
Evaluating Bankruptcy and Other Alternatives While Preserving Quality of Care
November 16, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to healthcare facilities with a review of restructuring options available to distressed facilities. The panel will also provide legal and business strategies for healthcare facility operations under pressure in the current economic environment. Read More

Speakers:  Samuel R. Maizel, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones Richard J. Zall, Partner, Proskauer Rose Hector G. Calzada, Jr., Managing Director, Deloitte Corporate Finance

ACO Alternatives: Payment Bundling, Community-Based Care and More
Legal Challenges in Evaluating and Implementing Alternative Value-Based Models
September 20, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for healthcare providers considering alternatives to ACOs. The panel will analyze the alternatives, explain the anticipated structures and their requirements, and offer best practices for evaluation and implementation of the alternatives. Read More

Speakers:  Robert L. Roth, Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman Lloyd A. Bookman, Founding Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman Robert A. Minkin, Senior Vice President, The Camden Group

Forming Physician Multispecialty Group Practices: Key Legal Considerations
Evaluating Compensation Models, Negotiating Business Contracts, and Complying With Federal...
September 8, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide healthcare provider counsel with a review of key legal issues involved in forming physician multispecialty group practices, including applicable laws and regulations and business considerations. The panel will offer guidance on structuring the arrangements and negotiati... Read More

Speakers:  Adam J. Rogers, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery William L. Weiner, Partner, Duane Morris Wallis S. Stromberg, Of Counsel, Davis Graham & Stubbs

ZPIC Medicare Audits: Lessons Learned From CMS Scrutiny
Navigating the Complex Audit and Appeals Processes
August 11, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on preparing for CMS's Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPIC) audits. The panel will examine lessons learned during the first year of ZPIC audits, outline steps to minimize the risk of such audits, and offer strategies for appealing unfa... Read More

Speakers:  Sara Kay Wheeler, Partner, King & Spalding Steve Lokensgard, Special Counsel, Faegre & Benson

Physician-Hospital Clinical Integration: Navigating the Complexities
Structuring Integrated Healthcare Models to Meet Incentive Requirements Under Healthcare R...
July 21, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare attorneys for healthcare providers to structure clinical integrations, including complying with applicable antitrust law, anti-kickback/Stark/CMP law, and the requirements under healthcare reform. Read More

Speakers:  David L. Klatsky, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Ashley M. Fischer, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery William J. DeMarco, President, Pendulum Healthcare Development Joan Polacheck, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Medical Staff Credentialing
Minimizing Liability Arising from Negligent Credentialing and Physician Lawsuits
June 15, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare provider counsel on procedures healthcare entities should follow in medical staff credentialing, privileging and peer review. The panel will explain the consequences of failing to meet the standards and will outline best practices for mitigating liability. Read More

Speakers:  Adrienne E. Marting, Partner, Balch & Bingham Robert C. Threlkeld, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin

New Pioneer ACO Model Program: Letter of Intent Due June 10
Evaluating Whether to Participate in CMS' Alternative Shared Savings Program
June 2, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers the information needed to determine whether to participate in CMS' new Pioneer ACO Model program. The panel will provide an in-depth discussion of the program's key components. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Manko, Partner, Rivkin Radler George Choriatis, Partner, Rivkin Radler

Accountable Care Organizations: Proposed Regulations Finally Released
Preparing for Significant Regulatory Changes and Anticipating Antitrust, Fraud, Patient Pr...
April 27, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance provide guidance on navigating the new proposed regulations for accountable care organizations (ACOs), including identifying and responding to the potential regulatory and practical obstacles when forming an ACO, and what components of the regulations are likel... Read More

Speakers:  J. Peter Rich, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery David L. Klatsky, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Peter Boland, Managing Partner, Polakoff Boland

New Medicare Standards for DMEPOS Suppliers
Understanding Operational Requirements, Medicare Enrollment and Billing Privileges, and Fa...
April 7, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel for complying with the new supplier standards for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) to mitigate False Claims Act allegations and supplier enforcement actions. Read More

Speakers:  Nathaniel M. (Nate) Lacktman, Partner, Foley & Lardner Lisa A. Estrada, Partner, Arent Fox Donna J. Senft, Principal, Ober | Kaler

Clinical Trials Disclosure and Reporting Compliance
Navigating Overlapping and Evolving Federal and State Transparency Requirements
March 31, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for navigating overlapping and evolving federal and state regulations and existing guidance for clinical trials disclosure and reporting. The panel will offer best practices to ensure transparency during clinical trials and avoid costly mistakes. Read More

Speakers:  Kristin H. West, J.D., Associate Vice President & Director, Emory University Office of Research Compliance Eve M. Brunts, Partner, Ropes & Gray Joseph P. McMenamin, Partner, McGuireWoods

Hospital Compliance Under the OIG 2011 Work Plan
Preparing for Heightened Federal Scrutiny of Provider-Based Status, Quality Reporting and...
March 17, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices for hospital counsel to improve compliance practices in areas targeted by OIG in its FY 2011 Work Plan, including provider-based status, quality of care reporting and reimbursement. Read More

Speakers:  Michael A. Dowell, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson Douglas A. Grimm, Senior Associate, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Nathaniel M. (Nate) Lacktman, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Program Integrity Provisions of the PPACA
Meeting the New Requirements for Compliance, Disclosure, Transparency and Quality of Care
February 17, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on complying with the program integrity provisions of the PPACA. The panel will outline immediate updates needed to providers' policies and practices to avoid government enforcement actions and increased liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Linda A. Baumann, Partner, Arent Fox Lisa A. Estrada, Partner, Arent Fox

Physician Self-Referral Disclosure After PPACA
Navigating New Stark Law Complexities Following Healthcare Reform
October 27, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for healthcare providers to comply with new self-referral disclosure requirements under the healthcare reform law. The panel will outline best practices for self-referral disclosure, applying the new CMS guidance. Read More

Speakers:  Lisa Ohrin, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman Donald H. Romano, Partner, Arent Fox

Electronic Health Records Under the HITECH Act
Navigating New Meaningful Use and Certification Standards to Qualify for Medicare and Medi...
October 20, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for healthcare providers to qualify for EHR incentive payments under the requirements of the new CMS and ONC rules. The panel will outline best practices to navigate the rules to obtain funding. Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey W. Mittleman, Partner, Holland & Knight Joseph E. Lynch, Partner, King & Spalding Jeffrey T. Ganiban, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath Rene Y. Quashie, Attorney, Drinker Biddle & Reath

Physician Payments Under PPACA's Sunshine Provisions and State Law
Meeting the Challenges of Healthcare Reform's Reporting Requirements
October 6, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel on the new reporting requirements of the physician payment provisions under the new healthcare reform law. The panel will outline best practices to meet the challenges of complying with both federal and state transparency reporting requir... Read More

Speakers:  Donald H. Romano, Partner, Arent Fox Ann DesRuisseaux, Principal, GlobalComplianceStrategies.com Kathleen McDermott, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Health Information Exchanges: Minimizing Legal Risks and Liabilities
Protecting Patient Privacy and Security After Healthcare Reform and HITECH
September 1, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for healthcare providers on the legal risks involved with health information exchanges and outline the steps to minimize liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Paul T. Smith, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine James B. Wieland, Principal, Ober Kaler Robin K. Vinson, Partner, Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan

New ZPIC Medicare Audits: Are You Ready?
Preparing for Heightened CMS Enforcement Against Fraud and Abuse
July 29, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for healthcare counsel to understand and prepare for CMS's new Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPIC) audits. The panel will outline proactive steps to minimize the risk of such audits and offer strategies for appealing unfavorable audit results. Read More

Speakers:  Sara Kay Wheeler, Partner, King & Spalding Steve Lokensgard, Special Counsel, Faegre & Benson

Not-For-Profit Hospital Status Under Heightened Government Scrutiny
Latest Strategies for Protecting Tax-Exempt Status
May 19, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for not-for-profit (NFP) hospitals on the proactive measures necessary to protect the hospital's tax-exempt status, in light of the recent Provena Covenant ruling and other federal and state initiatives targeting NFP hospitals. Read More

Speakers:  Patrick S. Coffey, Partner, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell James R. King, Partner, Jones Day T. J. Sullivan, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath

Healthcare Employee Wage and Hour Collective Claims: Growing Litigation Threat
Avoiding, Defending and Settling FLSA Actions Against Hospitals and Providers
May 5, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel to avoid or minimize wage and hour collective and class action litigation. The panel will examine recent trends in FLSA and state lawsuits against hospitals, offer strategies to avoid being a target of lawsuit, and suggest defense and sett... Read More

Speakers:  Lisa (Lee) A. Schreter, Chairman of the Board, Littler Mendelson Alison B. Marshall, Partner, Jones Day Shanti Atkins, President & CEO, ELT

Hospital Outpatient Services: New CMS Supervision Requirements
Complying With the New Rules to Protect Medicare Reimbursement
April 22, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to guide hospitals through the implementation of the new CMS supervision requirements for outpatient services. The seminar will identify open issues the new requirements create and explain common implementation challenges. Read More

Speakers:  Lowell C. Brown, Partner, Arent Fox Lawrence C. Conn, Special Counsel, Foley & Lardner

Healthcare Fraud and Abuse in a Tougher Enforcement Environment
Lessons Learned From Recent DOJ/HHS Fraud Investigations, Prosecutions and Settlements
April 8, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to implement and maintain effective fraud compliance and prevention programs. The panel will review the latest developments related to healthcare fraud, drawing lessons from recent government investigations and settlements. Read More

Speakers:  Michael W. Paddock, Partner, Crowell & Moring Robert C. Threlkeld, Partner, Morris Manning & Martin Michael A. Dowell, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson

Electronic Health Record Technology Contracts After HITECH
Leveraging New "Meaningful Use" and EHR Technology Standards In Negotiating Provider-Vendo...
March 23, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine the benefits and risks of common electronic health record (EHR) technology software licensing models. The panel will provide best practices for hospitals and providers to negotiate technology agreements that meet the new EHR technology certification and meaningful use s... Read More

Speakers:  Steven J. Fox, Partner, Post & Schell William J. Gillespie, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, WellSpan Health Vadim Schick, Post & Schell

Managed Care Litigation: Emerging Trends in Provider-Plan Disputes
Pursuing and Defending Lawsuits Involving Balance Billing, Reimbursement, Physician Tierin...
March 11, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare litigators pursuing and defending managed care litigation to understand and leverage the emerging substantive, strategic and practical considerations in key areas of dispute such as billing and reimbursement issues, treatment coverage, and physician tiering,... Read More

Speakers:  Christopher Flynn, Partner, Crowell & Moring James W Boswell, III, Partner, King & Spalding Robert T. Rhoad, Partner, Crowell & Moring

HITECH's Impact on Business Associate Agreements With Healthcare Providers
Complying With New HIPAA Requirements and Preparing for Tougher Enforcement
February 25, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine the HITECH Act's expansion of HIPAA requirements to agreements between healthcare providers and business associates. The panel will outline strategies for healthcare providers to ensure compliance with the increased obligations. Read More

Speakers:  Shirley P. Morrigan, Partner, Foley & Lardner Rachel Nosowsky, Senior Counsel, Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone Melissa K. Bianchi, Partner, Hogan & Hartson

Physician Recruitment: Ensuring Stark Compliance
Avoiding Fraud and Abuse Pitfalls In Crafting and Evaluating Recruitment Policies and Agre...
January 14, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine current trends and challenges in physician recruitment, explain the impact of the Stark Phase III regulations and other federal laws on physician recruitment, and present strategies for crafting effective recruitment agreements and minimizing risks when recruiting physi... Read More

Speakers:  Donald H. Romano, Partner, Arent Fox Lisa M. Ohrin, Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal Ann DesRuisseaux, Principal, GlobalComplianceStrategies.com

Patient Safety Organizations: Confidentiality and Privilege Challenges
Navigating HIPAA Compliance, Peer Review, and Reporting Requirements
December 10, 2009 CLE Download

This CLE seminar will examine privilege and confidentiality concerns triggered by the use of patient safety organizations for counsel to healthcare providers and offer strategies for protecting the privilege when utilizing PSOs. Read More

Speakers:  Anne M. Murphy, Partner, Holland & Knight Janice A. Anderson, Partner, Polsinelli Shughart

HIPAA Privacy and Security Mandates and New Breach Notification Guidance
Preparing for Tougher Enforcement and Increased Penalties
November 18, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the key changes that the American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009 made to HIPAA privacy and security rules, explain the recently issued breach notification guidance, and provide compliance best practices for providers and their business associates. Read More

Speakers:  Stephen W. Bernstein, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Gina M. Kastel, Partner, Faegre & Benson

Healthcare Providers and Voluntary Disclosures
Evaluating If, When and How to Report to CMS, DOJ or OIG
November 5, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Open Letter and its impact on self-disclosure of violations for healthcare providers. The panel will outline strategies for healthcare providers and counsel in deciding if, what, when and how to report potential violations. Read More

Speakers:  Jesse A. Witten, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath John E. Steiner, Jr., Chief Compliance Officer, UK HealthCare, University of Kentucky Paul M. Danello, Partner, Baker and Daniels

Healthcare Providers and Social Networking: New Threat to Patient Privacy
Minimizing Liability for Unwitting Physician and Staff Breaches
October 22, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss the legal risks for healthcare providers using online social and business networking tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others. The panel will outline the risks for healthcare providers and discuss best practices to reduce breaches and minimize liability. Read More

Speakers:  Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Chris Apgar, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Apgar & Associates Timothy P. Tobin, Hogan & Hartson

New Red Flag Rules for Healthcare Providers: Are You Ready?
Complying With FTC Requirements to Combat Identity Theft
October 7, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the FTC's Red Flags rules and what healthcare providers must do now to ensure compliance with the new identity theft prevention rules. Read More

Speakers:  Kevin D. Lyles, Partner, Jones Day Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Jonathan A. Vogel, Partner, McguireWoods

Electronic Medical Records: Minimizing Legal Risks and Liabilities
Avoiding HIPAA, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Violations and Protecting Patient Privacy
September 10, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the legal risks involved in managing and maintaining electronic health records systems, including an analysis of potential issues for healthcare providers with regard to patient privacy and HIPAA, Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance. Read More

Speakers:  Paul T. Smith, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine Robin K. Vinson, Partner, Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan James B. Wieland, Principal, Ober Kaler

Fraud in Healthcare Under Heightened Scrutiny
Effective Compliance Strategies in the Face of New DOJ/HHS Fraud Initiatives
July 14, 2009 CLE Download

The teleconference/webinar format offers two options for participation: audio only via telephone (download speaker handouts prior to the program) or audio via phone plus online viewing of speaker-controlled PowerPoint presentations. This seminar will examine the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act o... Read More

Speakers:  T. Jeffrey Fitzgerald, Partner, Faegre & Benson Jonathan Diesenhaus, Partner, Hogan & Hartson Michael W. Paddock, Partner, Crowell & Moring

Stark Law Changes: Complying With the 2009 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule
Mastering the New Complexities of Physician Self-Referral
July 1, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the 2009 IPPS Final Rule changes to the Stark Law regulation and outline compliance strategies for healthcare attorneys in the current regulatory environment. Read More

Speakers:  Donald H. Romano, Partner, Arent Fox Ann DesRuisseaux, Principal, GlobalComplianceStrategies.com Paul F. Danello, Partner, Baker & Daniels

New CMS Recovery Audit Contractor and Medicaid Integrity Contractor Audits
Preparing for RACs and MICs and Appealing Unfavorable Findings
May 21, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review how Recovery Audit Contractor audits and Medicaid Integrity Contractor audits are being deployed, the current Medicare and Medicaid enforcement environment, and best practices to prepare for the audits and defend against or appeal unfavorable findings. Read More

Speakers:  Paula G. Sanders, Principal, Post & Schell Danielle Trostorff, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz Steve Lokensgard, Special Counsel, Faegre & Benson

Form 990 New Disclosure Requirements for Not-for-Profit Hospitals
Protecting Tax-Exempt Status While Complying With IRS Transparency Obligations
May 6, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the legal implications of the new transparency requirements of Form 990 for not-for-profit hospitals and the current enforcement climate for tax law violations. The seminar will provide best practices for protecting tax-exempt status while complying with the new disclosure... Read More

Speakers:  James R. King, Partner, Jones Day Patrick S. Coffey, Partner, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell T. J. Sullivan, Partner, Drinker Biddle

New CMS Policy on Preventable Injuries and Errors
Limiting Liability Exposure and Protecting Hospital Medicare Reimbursement
March 26, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will offer insights into CMS' new policy against reimbursing healthcare providers for patient care involving preventable errors and surgical mistakes. The seminar will offer best practices for healthcare providers and their counsel for complying with the new standard and avoiding liabil... Read More

Speakers:  William H. Maruca, Partner, Fox Rothschild Catherine Sreckovich, Managing Director, Navigant Consulting Paula G. Sanders, Principal, Post & Schell

Clinical Trials: Emerging Legal Threats
Strategies to Survive Heightened Government Scrutiny
February 26, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the legal implications of conducting clinical research trials, litigation risks of clinical trials, and best practices for hospitals and physicians to avoid missteps that create liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Katherine Benesch, Partner, Duane Morris Kirk L. Dobbins, Counsel, King & Spalding Robert E. Wanerman, Senior Counsel, Epstein Becker & Green

New Anti-Markup Rule Revisions for Diagnostic Testing Billing
Avoiding Medicare Exclusion, False Claims Liability, and CMS Penalties
January 28, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the new anti-markup revisions in the 2009 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, explain the rule's relationship to the Stark Law, and offer best practices for providers to ensure compliance. Read More

Speakers:  Paul F. Danello, Shareholder, Polsinelli Shalton Flanigan Suelthaus Donald H. Romano, Partner, Arent Fox E. Michael Flanagan, Polsinelli Shalton Flanigan Suelthaus

Telemedicine: Current Trends and Emerging Legal Risks
Protecting Patient Privacy, Avoiding Fraud and Abuse Liability, Ensuring Quality of Care
December 9, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Deborah A. Randall, Partner, Arent Fox Cheryl S. Camin, Fulbright & Jaworski

Whistleblower Claims Under the False Claims Act in Healthcare
Effective Compliance and Response Strategies to Minimize Risk
May 14, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Patrick S. Coffey, Partner, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell Linda A. Wawzenski, Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief of Civil Division, U.S. Attorney's Office Chris J. Mollet, Associate University Counsel, University of Illinois at Chicago

HIPAA Privacy and Security: Prepare for New CMS and OIG Reviews
Compliance and Audit Strategies Amid Heightened Government Scrutiny
April 15, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Philip H. Lebowitz, Partner, Duane Morris Melissa L. Markey, Shareholder, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman James B. Wieland, Principal, Ober Kaler

Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Enforcement on the Rise
Surviving Increased CMS and State Scrutiny
March 11, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Paula G. Sanders, Principal, Post & Schell Connie A. Raffa, Partner, Arent Fox David Frank, Director, Medicaid Integrity Group, Center for Medicaid and State Operations, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Complying with the New Stark Phase III Regulations
Navigating the New Complexities of Physician Self-Referral
October 16, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Paul F. Danello, Shareholder, Polsinelli Shalton Flanigan Suelthaus Donald H. Romano, Partner, Arent Fox Lisa M. Ohrin, Deputy Director, Division of Technical Payment Policy, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Charles B. Oppenheim, Partner, Foley & Lardner

CMS’ New Guidance For Hospital Emergency Services
Comply with the Requirements to Protect Your Medicare Provider Status
September 11, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Adrienne E. Marting, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Lowell C. Brown, Partner, Arent Fox David E. Matyas, Member, Epstein Becker & Green

Healthcare Fraud Investigation Strategies
Due Diligence Practices to Establish a Front Line of Defense
June 21, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Craig D. Margolis, Partner, Vinson & Elkins William T. Mathias, Principal, Ober Kaler Grimes & Shriver Jacqueline (Jackie) Baratian, Counsel, Alston & Bird

E-Discovery in Healthcare Litigation
Information Management Strategies Under the New Rules
June 5, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Matt Harman, Partner, King & Spalding John Murdock, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Dan Willoughby, Partner, King & Spalding

Leveraging New Opportunities for Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures
Legal Implications for Converting Ambulatory Surgical Centers
May 15, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  D. Louis Glaser, Partner, Sonnonschein, Nath & Rosenthal Joshua Kaye, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery William (Bill) Sarraille, Partner, Sidley Austin

Emerging Legal Risks for Hospital & Physician Partnerships
Minimizing Stark, Anti-Kickback and Antitrust Liabilities While Maximizing Opportunities
February 27, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Jay Brown, Counsel, Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw John R. Washlick, Member, Cozen O'Connor Gadi Weinreich, Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthall

Economic Credentialing
Avoiding Antitrust, Fraud and Abuse Liability
January 11, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Mark J. Horoschak, Member, Womble Carlyle Mark L. Mattioli, Partner, Post & Schell Toby G. Singer, Partner, Jones Day