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.
NBI Advanced Employment Law: Handle Employment Law Difficulties with Confidence
Monday, August 6, 2018
Advanced Employment Law: What You Need to Know
The FLSA, NBI Advanced Employment Law: What You Need to Know
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Ryan T. Neumeyer, McDonald Hopkins LLC, will present "The FLSA" at NBI's Advanced Employment Law seminar on August 7, 2018.
Real Estate Law Boot Camp
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
John Heer, McDonald Hopkins, will speak at the Real Estate Law Boot Camp.
From the Constitution to Today’s Immigration System, a Legal Primer for Non-Lawyers
Monday, September 17, 2018
Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak will discuss, "From the Constitution to Today’s Immigration System, a Legal Primer for Non-Lawyers"