We are available to do presentations on a wide variety of topics and frequently do so to a range of organizations whose stakeholders are interested in down to earth, practical, expert educational sessions including but not limited to:

  • Health systems and hospitals, including medical staff, board, and administration retreats
  • Professional societies and organizations
  • Medical group practices
  • Health plans and MCOs
  • Employer and business coalitions

Presentations can take a wide variety of formats from a half hour keynote address, to a full day program of seven hours. All can be customized for specific purposes and contexts. The following are timely, popular topics:

Alignment and Clinical Integration

Bundled Payment

  • Contracting for Bundled Payment
  • Governance Issues in Bundled Payment: Avoiding Food Fights
  • Beyond P4P: Bundled Payment Models including PROMETHEUS Payment®

Health Information Technology

  • Electronic Health Records: Licenses and Donations
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security
  • Breach Notification
  • Using Social Media Carefully and Effectively
  • The Roles and Obligations of The Business Associate

Fraud and Abuse

  • Hospital-Physician Financial Relationships: Avoiding Trouble While Producing Value
  • Gainsharing, Compliance Training and More: How Hospitals Can Help Physicians and Stay Safe.
  • Stark Myths Debunked
  • Stark Compliant Compensation
  • Antikickback Statute including the safe harbors, how it differs from Stark, structuring useful business relationships
  • Avoiding False Claims Liability
  • Quality as a Fraud and Abuse Issue
  • The Real Deal on Compliance: Lowering the Hysteria and Debunking the Myths

Reimbursement and Payment

  • Physician Compensation: State of the Art
  • Avoiding Pitfalls In Medicare Enrollment
  • Medicare Diagnostic Testing Rules: Metaphysics and Practicalities
  • Part B Reimbursement for Physicians (all issues)
  • Understanding and Negotiating Managed Care Contracts
  • Non-Physician Practitioners and Physicians: ‘Incident to’ and More

Other Issues

  • The Board's Role in Quality
  • Board and Medical Staff Engagement for Value
  • Using Medical Staff Bylaws to Propel Quality
  • Physician Employment Contracts
  • Pitfalls and Controversies in Medical Staff Bylaws
  • Understanding Contracts: The Glue of Business Relationships