Auditing Physician Contracts Under The New Stark Rules

MessageThis Webinar is over
Date Apr 13, 2018
Time 1 PM EST
Cost 198.00
Online
Description of the Topic:
  • In this session Mr. Wolfe will provide an overview of the Stark Law, including its recent changes.
  • He will also discuss best practices for auditing physician compensation
  • arrangements on behalf of health systems, hospitals, medical groups and physician practices.
  • The webinar will focus on regulatory requirements, key provisions, valuation considerations and potential pitfalls that should be avoided.

Why should you Attend:
This webinar will offer best practices for implementing and auditing physician compensation arrangements to minimize liability exposure and penalties, including conducting compliance audits, instituting policies, and establishing ongoing monitoring and reviews.

Areas Covered in theSession:
  • Provide a general Stark Law Overview
  • Examine critical regulatory requirements related to physician compensation arrangements.
  • Review processes for documenting fair market value and commercial reasonableness
  • Discuss best practices for auditing physician compensation arrangements and potential pitfalls.
  • Discuss how to resolve issues that may arise during the audit process.

Background:
In recent years, CMS finalized a number of significant changes to the Stark Law.
Now that these changes have gone into effect, health care organizations should be monitoring and auditing their existing arrangements to ensure they are compliant with the updated technical requirements and key tenets of defensibility (e.g., fair market value, commercial reasonableness, and not taking into account designated health service referrals) in case their physician arrangements are ever challenged.

Who will benefit:
  • In-House Counsel
  • Health Care Compliance Officers
  • Health Care Human Resources
  • Health Care CFOs
  • Health Care executives

 


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