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Health Law Seminar

Happy Hollow Club

Please join us on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 11:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for our Health Law Seminar at Happy Hollow Club. Space is limited for this complimentary event, so register early.

RSVP to Jessica Kinnersley at 402.343.3837 or


11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration, Lunch Provided

12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Program

Is the Survival of Your Medical Practice at Risk? The Day-to-Day Medical Practice Regulatory Environment

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Richard (Rick) Vroman
Rick will provide a brief primer on the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, along with case study examples of how such laws are implicated in the day-to-day operations of the Medical Practice.

Compliance Planning for Physicians and Medical Practices

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Joseph E. Huigens
Joe will discuss various compliance obligations of medical practices that are often times overlooked or given nominal attention, including HIPAA risk assessments, Section 1557 compliance and Medicare Advantage vendor requirements.  Joe will be discussing best practices, as well as recent enforcement trends.

Centralized Partnership Audit Regime - Why Do We Care?

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Paige E. Gade
Partnerships and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships have new oversight from the IRS for federal tax purposes. The new rules are intended to increase the number of partnership audits.  Many medical practices have ancillary businesses formed as limited liability companies, taxed as partnerships.  Paige will briefly discuss the new rules and summarize important steps a partnership should consider to prevent potential tax distortions that may be caused by the new rules.

Break 1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cyber Security Risks for Employers and How to Avoid Them

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Nathan T. Burkman
Sensitive data in the medical office is not limited to protected health information.  Nate will discuss the increased risks for data breaches in the healthcare industry, as well as best practices to protect against the same.

Lessons from the Trenches

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Karen M. Shuler
Karen opens herself up to questions from the audience on corporate and health law issues affecting their practices.  Prizes will be awarded if anyone can stump Karen.

Taking A Pulse on Compulsory Reporting Obligations for Licensed Health Care Providers

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Paige E. Gade
Paige will provide a primer on the Nebraska mandatory reporting rules, followed up with a discussion of best practices for Medical Practices when dealing with provider discipline and reporting obligations.

Subpoenas and Other 4-Letter Words

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Daniel J. Fischer
Physicians and medical practices are increasingly inundated with requests for records, reports, and bills as well as testimony, information, and expert opinions. Dan will talk about what is and is not permitted and provide suggested strategies and best practices for responding, hopefully without feeling the need to invoke other 4-letter words....such as objection and lawyer, of course.

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