Structuring Physician Employment Agreements: Key Legal Considerations

Monday, December 4 | 10:00 am

Training Options Duration: 60 Minutes Monday, December 4, 2017 | 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

Overview: In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of the Stark Law,

including its 2016 changes. He will also discuss best practices for negotiating and drafting

physician employment agreements on behalf of health systems, hospitals and medical groups. He

will explain key provisions and potential pitfalls in both types of agreements.

Why should you Attend: Given the substantial awards and settlements in recent enforcement

actions, Stark Law compliance has become more than just a compliance issue: it is an

enterprise risk management issue. As medical groups, hospitals, and health systems transition

to more innovative compensation structures, they must manage their compliance and enterprise

risk by ensuring their physician employment arrangements are defensible under the Stark Law.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Provide a general Stark Law overview Examine critical components of Stark and Anti-Kickback compliant employment arrangements Discuss best practices for drafting physician employment agreements, related compensation

plans and facilitating effective onboarding Discuss best practices for auditing existing employment arrangements Describe alternative structures for organizations intending to qualify as Stark group


Who Will Benefit: In-House Counsel Health Care Compliance Officers Health Care Human Resources Health Care CFOs Health Care Executives

Speaker Profile Joseph Wolfe is an attorney with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C., the largest

health care focused law firm in the country. Mr. Wolfe provides advice and counsel to some of

the nation’s largest health systems, hospitals and medical groups on a variety of health care

issues. He regularly counsels clients on a national basis regarding compliance-focused

physician compensation and alignment strategies. He is a frequent speaker on issues related

to the physician self-referral statute (Stark Law), hospital-physician transactions,

physician compensation governance and health care valuation issues. Before attending law

school at the University of Wisconsin, he served as a combat engineer in the United States


Price – $139

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