Minimizing Stark Law Execution Risks
This presentation covers the ethical and professional obligations of in-house legal counsel to provide competent representation regarding Stark Law under the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct. It also includes:
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How to Avoid or Limit the Need for Peer Review Fair Hearings and Data Bank Reports
This presentation reviews example hospital bylaw provisions, best practices and state and federal disciplinary reporting requirements so that hospitals and medical staffs can gain a better understanding of alternative processes and measures that will avoid expensive peer review hearings and reports unless truly necessary and required.
An Advanced Look at the New NPDB Guidebook
This webinar presentation provides practical insights and recommendations on how to comply with National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) reporting and querying requirements that were issued in its new and final Guidebook. It also examines how the NPDB interprets and intends to enforce the various Data Bank standards, among other areas, as well as what actions constitute an "investigation" for purpose of reporting.
Making the Most of the New IRS Management Contract Safe Harbors
This webinar highlights how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has expanded the management contract safe harbors in a way that allows 501(c)(3) health care organizations greater flexibility in structuring management contracts with private and for-profit entities. The presentation also addresses the application of this guidance and explores the ways in which hospitals and health systems can take advantage of the new opportunities that have arisen.
In addition, the webinar addresses:
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The 60-Day Rule: When Does the Clock Start Ticking After the Kane Ruling
This presentation highlights:
OSHA Provides Guidance on Health Care and Nursing Facility Enforcement Initiative
Tackling the Tough Issues in Health Care Law and Compliance
This presentation highlights what the new US Office of Inspector General guidance means for health care organizations, hot topics in HIPAA and cybersecurity, and avoiding non-monetary compensation pitfalls for physicians and vendors.
Managing Institutional Risk: Fraud-Proofing Your Organization
This presentation provides practical guidance on risk education strategies, based on recent case law developments, enforcement initiatives and lessons from representing health care organizations in qui tam suits, internal investigations and self-disclosures.
Besides Being a Good Radiology Group, Are We Doing Everything We Can Be Doing?
This presentation examines provider agreements and other arrangements, including mergers, joint ventures, sales and physician practice management company affiliations.
Thoughts from a 'Premarital' Counselor on How to Have a Successful Marriage (Merger)
This presentation provides an overview on radiology group mergers, including a look at the process, alternatives and legal hoops involved.
Ethical Responsibilities in Health Care Transactions
This webinar reviews some of the general rules of ethics and discusses how these rules apply to negotiation and disclosure during transactions. The presentation also analyzes specific health care examples, both in the form of hypothetical situations and drafting problems, and examines effective ways to approach these situations.
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Provider Alignment Opportunities: When a Merger Is Not a Viable Option
The webinar provides an overview of transaction options and their legal/business pitfalls to spur strategic thinking by providers, investors and their legal counsel.
In addition, it addresses the following topics:
Outpatient Ancillary Services: Creative Structures for Competing Into the Future
This presentation focuses on deal structures for outpatient ancillary services, what the alternatives require and the differences among the key structures.
Employment Challenges in Medical Practices
The “Employment Challenges in Medical Practices: Ten Tips to Minimize Liability and Better Manage Your Workforce” webinar examines topics such as:
Questioning Discoverable Data In Negligent Credentialing Suits
Utilizing Proctors for Competency Evaluations
ACO/CIN Provider Denials and Terminations: Procedural Protections, Immunities and Databank Reporting
This presentation examines common challenges faced in physician terminations, including:
Disruptive, Aged & Impaired Physicians Legal Updates
This presentation focuses on defining what is disruptive and impaired behavior, in addition to:
Final Medicare Medical Staff Conditions of Participation: What Should Be in Your Bylaws
This presentation examines information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and its impact on:
Hospital Contracting: The Radiologist's and the Attorney's Perspectives
This presentation provides attorneys with insight on identifying the important elements of hospital professional services agreements, including radiology contracts; negotiation principles that will benefit radiologists when interacting with hospital administrators; and the roles of radiologists and attorneys in hospital contract negotiations.
Fundamentals of Hospital Medical Staff Issues: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Collaboration
This presentation highlights issues surrounding the medical staff's relationship to the hospital, as well as the following topics:
Overview of Patient Safety Act
This webinar presentation is the first in the “Patient Safety Organizations: What Every Health Care Provider Needs to Know” webinar series. The presenters address the key principles, requirements, benefits and scope of protections provided under the Patient Safety Act.
PSO Standards Applied to Real-World Scenarios
This second installment in the “Patient Safety Organizations: What Every Health Care Provider Needs to Know” webinar series examines how the PSO standards and protections apply to real-world patient scenarios.
Discussion of PSO Court Cases and the Litigation Lessons Learned
Third in the “Patient Safety Organizations: What Every Health Care Provider Needs to Know” webinar series, this presentation addresses how to maximize protections and defend against legal challenges brought by plaintiff attorneys and other third parties.
PSO Update and MCCM Risk Management Demonstration, Including the New PSO Module
This presentation provides an overview of patient safety organizations (PSOs) and reviews current cases that are setting new legal precedents regarding the discoverability of patient safety work product.
Optimizing Health System Privilege and Confidentiality Protections and Improving Patient Care by Participating in a Patient Safety Organization
This webinar presentation highlights the following patient safety organization topics:
Maximizing Privileges for Peer Review Activities – State Law Protection or the Patient Safety Act?
The presentation addresses significant patient safety organization (PSO) legal decisions, lessons learned and questions raised.
Protecting Patient Safety Is Critical
The First 48 Hours: Responding to a Data Breach in 2015
The presentation addresses the uptick in data breaches directed at companies of various sizes. Panelists will discuss responding to data breaches, differences in jurisdictional requirements, encryption, notification procedures, liability and insurance considerations.