This program addresses some of the regulatory issues pertaining to healthcare corporate acquisitions. The healthcare industry is among the most regulated in the United States and compliance is necessary to prevent significant penalties. We will discuss compliance with the FalseClaims Act and the Anti-Kickback statutes in the context of healthcare M&A, the fair market value and commercial reasonableness assessment of acquired entities, earn-outs and contingent pricing mechanisms, successor liability and the 60-day repayment rule, ongoing government investigations and qui tam litigation, evaluating coding and billing practices, referral source financial relationships, avoidance of excluded or sanctioned employees in acquired entities, policies and procedures addressing privacy and security of protected health information, data security risk assessments, business associate agreements and notices of privacy practices for healthcare providers, responses to data breach,improper disclosure, use and security incidents, and notable federal precedent arising from failed compliance measures in healthcare transactions.
Presented by Reza Ghafoorian, Esq. of G2Z Law Group, PLLC and Stefan Shaibani, Esq. of The Law Firm of Stefan Shaibani, PLLC.
One hour of CLE credit will be offered to the surrounding MCLE states. This program is also approved for 1.0 general credits by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations Inc. (NFPA).