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Eric C. Boughman

Eric C. Boughman

Eric leads the firm's healthcare and technology practices.  He is a frequent writer and presenter on issues involving health law, privacy, technology, and asset protection. His writings have appeared in multiple American Bar Association publications, The Florida Bar Journal, Forbes, Daily Business Review, Accounting Today, Financial Advisor Magazine, Law360, and CEO World, among others.  Eric is rated AV–Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been admitted to practice law in Florida and Nevada, as well as in the U.S. Tax Court, and in several other courts, nationwide, pro hac vice.  He is a member of the ABA’s Healthcare Law Section, Business Law Section, and Cyberspace Law Committee, the American Healthcare Lawyers Association, and American College of Healthcare Executives.  He graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School.  He also holds a Health Law Certificate from the University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law.  Eric earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland while he was serving in the U.S. Air Force, during which time his duty included tours in Saudi Arabia and Turkey in support of operations Desert Storm and Provide Comfort.
The FTC's Noncompete Rule and How it Applies to Medical Professionals
In this seminar, we provide a focused understanding of the FTC's new noncompete rule and its specific impact on the medical profession. We examine the argument that the FTC lacks authority over certain healthcare entities, and the FTC's stance that many of these entities will, in fact, be subject to the rule. We specifically examine the FTC's two-part criteria for determining which entities fall under the rule. Attendees will learn how this rule could shape the future of medical practice, employment contracts, and the healthcare market.

Tuesday, July 16th @ 12 Noon ET
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Navigating Change: Understanding the FTC's Noncompete Rule
In this seminar, we provide a comprehensive understanding of the FTC's proposed final noncompete rule, its rationale, and its potential ramifications, enabling attendees to make informed decisions and navigate the evolving legal landscape that permeates many industries, including healthcare, technology, and other businesses. We explore the implications for workers, businesses, and innovation. From banning new noncompetes to the potential impacts on healthcare costs, new business formation, and innovation, this rule promises significant changes in the competitive landscape. We also will discuss alternatives for employers looking to protect proprietary information and relationships. Attendees will learn how this rule could shape the future of markets and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Wednesday, May 8th @ 12 Noon ET
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Establishing a Medical Practice: Legal Foundations for Success
In this seminar, we guide healthcare professionals through the essential legal foundations for successfully launching their medical practice. Attendees will gain valuable insights into crucial steps, from licensing to understanding federal and state laws. We'll cover forming a legal entity, contractual agreements, insurance, and operational policies. We also discuss strategic considerations, such as managed care contracts and telemedicine integration.

Tuesday, April 16th @ 12 Noon ET
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Dealing with Audit and Payment Disputes in Managed Care
In this seminar, we discuss the intricacies of navigating audit and payment disputes within managed care. We explore strategies for effectively preparing for and responding to audits initiated by payers, as well as techniques for disputing payment denials and recoupment demands.  Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the audit process, including best practices for documentation and compliance, as well as the legal considerations involved in challenging audit findings. Proactive measures to mitigate future audit risks and preserve the financial stability of healthcare providers will also be discussed.

Thursday, March 14th @ 12 Noon ET
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LeaseRx: Tailored Negotiation Tactics for Healthcare Providers
In this seminar, we present specialized negotiation strategies designed for physicians and healthcare providers in private practice, addressing challenges with landlords, sellers, and developers. Explore practical tips to optimize lease terms and purchase agreements within the healthcare industry. Attendees will learn actionable strategies for immediate application, providing a competitive edge in securing advantageous deals and fostering positive professional relationships crucial for success in healthcare negotiations.

Thursday, February 22nd @ 12 Noon ET
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Audit Response: Dealing with Post-Payment Recoupment Demands
In this seminar, we focus on the intricate realm of managing post-payment recoupment demands arising from audits in the healthcare industry. We explore advanced strategies and nuanced approaches to effectively manage and respond to recoupment demands. Key topics include deciphering audit findings, navigating recoupment requests, advanced appeal techniques, proactive measures to mitigate future recoupments, real-world case studies highlighting successful recoupment challenges, and an in-depth examination of legal considerations. Attendees will learn tactics necessary to confidently address and manage post-payment recoupment demands.

Wednesday, January 17th @ 12 Noon ET
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10 Tips to Help Your Negotiations – In Healthcare, In Mediation, and In Life
In this seminar, Eric provides practical advice for successful negotiations. Whether you are representing a healthcare practice trying to get paid, involved in a mediation or negotiating to avoid or resolve a lawsuit, or simply trying to improve business negotiations or personal relations, everyone can benefit from better negotiations skills. Attendees will learn strategies and techniques that can be immediately applied to improve these interactions.

Thursday, December 28th @ 12 Noon ET
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Healthcare Provider Audits: Avoid Recoupments and Preserve Your Bottom Line
In this seminar, we provide an overview of government and private commercial payer audit processes and explain proactive measures to take before an audit. We discuss in detail best practices in receiving and responding to audit requests. We discuss potential adverse outcomes and steps to take in response. We also cover common issues that arise and tips for healthcare providers to protect themselves against auditor overreach and preserve their bottom line.

Tuesday, November 14th @ 1 PM ET
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Managed Care Contracting
In this seminar, we explore the managed care contracting and MCOs in provider-payer relationships, offering insights into key contract provisions, negotiation strategies, legal considerations, the impact of increased auditor activity, and post-payment recoupment demands. We also cover strategies to help prepare for future audits. Attendees will learn about federal and state laws affecting managed care contracts, equipping them with a comprehensive understanding of this critical healthcare topic.

Wednesday, October 25th @ 12 Noon ET
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Dealing with Disruptive Physicians and Other Employment Issues
In this seminar, we provide guidelines for healthcare organizations to manage disruptive and unprofessional physician conduct. We explore the prerequisites for coverage under the Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA) and the HCQIA's interpretation of professional review actions, disruptive or unprofessional behavior, reporting obligations, and qualifications for legal immunity. Attendees will learn the role of medical staff and bylaws, a peer review committee, and the requisite committee procedures.

Tuesday, September 26th @ 3 PM ET
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