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.
Beyond B2B: Connecting for Growth
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Attend the Connecting for Growth event April 4, 2018.
The Insurance Lifecycle of a Ransomware Attack
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Insurance Lifecycle of a Ransomware Attack - April 10, 2018
Executive War College 2018 Conference on Laboratory & Pathology Management
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Executive War College 2018 will be held in New Orleans, LA from May 1-2, 2018.
AHLA Healthcare Transactions
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Health Care Transactions Program is a unique opportunity to learn latest commercial developments, strategies and deal forecasts from noted experts. Gain insight into the business and legal issues involving contemporary health care business transactions, including emerging care models, M&A trends, financing techniques, deal risk management strategies, post integration lessons, and many more. The program will also present a unique opportunity to network with leading health care executives, attorneys, investment bankers, valuation experts and other health care consultants and advisors from across the country, who are recognized deal-makers and shakers in the health care community.