2018 AHLA Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute Conference
Managing Risk in Employing Foreign Physcians and Researchers during the Trump Years
Monday, February 5 from 2:00-3:00 PM
At the AHLA Annual Meeting, Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak, a corporate attorney in McDonald Hopkins' national Practice Group will discuss Managing Risk in Employing Foreign Physicians and Researchers during the Trump Years. Topics she will discuss include:
-Statutory and regulatory framework. Interdependency between health care, labor and employment,immigration regulations, and international export control regulations. Applicable statutes and rules and consequences of noncompliance.
-Immigration basics. Introduction to (i) the non-immigrant visas available for health care providers, researchers, professors, and executives, including types, availability, cost, timeline, pros and cons, options for spouses and dependents, etc.; and (ii) the green card process – types of permanent visas available for health care providers, researchers, professors, and executives, availability, cost, timeline, pros and cons, dependents, traveling restrictions, etc.
-Immigration Reform. Update on various Executive Orders and changes in laws and regulations implemented by the Trump administration.
-Compensation models. When and how to utilize productivity and other incentives in employing foreign nationals without running afoul of Department of Labor and immigration regulations.
-Drafting employment agreements for foreign nationals. Immigration fees, term period, non-compete covenants, compensation, J-1 waiver state-specific requirements, etc.
-Compliance pitfalls during the recruitment and hiring process. Anti-discrimination laws applicable to foreign nationals, best practices, Form I-9 documentation, document retention for H-1B visas, J-1 visa waivers, and green card applications.
-Recruiting. Tools to optimize recruiting practices, the handling of immigration petitions, and retaining talent.
Ancillary Services: Just What the Doctor Ordered or Quagmire For Physician Practices
Monday, February 5 from 3:15-4:15 pm CST
At the AHLA Annual Meeting, Rick Hindmand, Member, McDonald Hopkins will discuss Ancillary Services. As physician practices face financial challenges, ancillary services and product sales present opportunities to increase revenues and better serve patients, but present compliance, professional and financial issues. This session will address:
-Traditional and emerging service lines available to physician practices, including diagnostic testing, prescription drug dispensing, medspa, holistic services, and the sale of nonprescription products
-Financial opportunities and pitfalls
-Compliance and reimbursement challenges, including Stark Law, anti-kickback, anti-markup, and fee-splitting restrictions
Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Register here to attend the program.
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting on Ophthalmic Practice Management
Friday, May 3, 2019
Handling Real Estate Transactions From Start to Finish
Monday, May 6, 2019
Join McDonald Hopkins' John Heer as he presents "Special Considerations for Commercial and Investment Transactions" for the National Business Institute CLE event on May 6 in Akron or May 9 in Cleveland.
Confronting Violence in the Workplace
Monday, May 6, 2019
In an informative and practical Business Hour, McDonald Hopkins’ Ryan Neumeyer and Mike McMasters, a Protective Security Advisor for the Department of Homeland Security, will provide timely insights on the actions that employers should take to keep their workplaces safe.
Florida Domicile: Call Florida Home and Reduce Your Tax Bills
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Synergy Capital Solutions and McDonald Hopkins are hosting a workshop to help you take the first step to leveraging the benefits of becoming a Florida resident.
Navigating your growth as a female executive
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
This discussion on June 11 in Chicago will focus on providing insight and guidance to females at all levels of their professional careers that may be unaware of the various compensation, incentive, legal and tax issues at play when moving up the ranks or when navigating a transaction involving her employer.