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.
Teaming, Joint Ventures, and Mentor Protégé Program to Gain a Competitive Edge: Legal, Financial & Practical Considerations
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
20 Employment Law Challenges for 2020
Thursday, January 23, 2020
During this Business Hour, we will discuss key employment law issues facing employers and provide guidance to assist employers in addressing these challenges for 2020 and beyond.
The SECURE Act and key provisions affecting retirement plans
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Join our Employee Benefits attorneys on February 25 as they discuss items affecting your retirement plan, including the SECURE Act.
Cumulative impact claims and how to present them or defend against them
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Peter Welin will be presenting on cumulative impact claims and how to present them or defend against them for Lorman Education Services on March 18.