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Surprise Medical Billing Act
In this seminar, we provide an overview of surprise medical billing requirements for healthcare providers (such as physicians, billing practitioners, and air ambulance services) and facilities (including hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, and urgent care centers) governed by the No Surprises Act (part of CAA-21). The provided information reflects interim final regulations (IFRs) issued in July and October 2021, outlining the Act's implementation, including its prohibitions on surprise medical bills and balance billing. Additional obligations for providers and facilities, like the notice and consent exception process, provider disclosures, good faith estimates, provider directory information, the Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process, and enforcement with potential penalties, are also highlighted.

Thursday, August 3rd @ 1 PM ET
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Healthcare Payers and Reimbursements
In this seminar, we delve into the intricate landscape of payment and delivery systems within the healthcare industry, examining the dynamic between providers and fee-for-service (FFS) and managed care payment models. We provide a comprehensive exploration of the diverse range of payors for healthcare services, encompassing both public and private sectors. Public payors such as Medicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), TRICARE, the Indian Health Service, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program are examined alongside private payors represented by commercial health plans catering to both individual and employer-based coverage. Attendees will gain the insight necessary to get properly and timely paid for their services.

Wednesday, July 19th @ 12 Noon ET
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Global and Domestic Asset Protection Options: A Worldwide Comparison
In this seminar, we present an overview of asset protection trusts and LLCs, offered domestically and offshore. Discussion will include advantages of foreign statutes and case law over similar domestic asset protection tools (and vice versa). Tax strategies will also be discussed.

Wednesday, July 12th @ 12 Noon ET
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Payers and Reimbursement
In this seminar, we delve into the intricate landscape of payment and delivery systems within the healthcare industry, shedding light on the dynamic interplay between fee-for-service (FFS) and managed care models. We provide a comprehensive exploration of the diverse range of payors for healthcare services, encompassing both public and private sectors. Public payors such as Medicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), TRICARE, the Indian Health Service, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program are examined alongside private payors represented by commercial health plans catering to both individual and employer-based coverage. Attendees will gain insight into the multifaceted landscape of healthcare financing, empowering them to navigate the complexities of the industry with confidence and astuteness.

Tuesday, June 27th @ 1 PM ET
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Federal Efforts to Ban Non-Competes: Proposed Rule (and Alternatives)
In this seminar, we discuss recent federal efforts to ban non-compete agreements and the FTC’s proposed rule on non-competes. Attendees will learn about the proposed rule, exceptions, and potential carve-outs. We also discuss alternatives to non-compete agreements, such as non-solicitation clauses, garden leave provisions, and other mechanisms companies can use to protect certain business interests.

Friday, June 16th @ 12 Noon ET
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Managed Care Contracting
In this seminar, we present an in-depth overview of managed care contract negotiations for providers, including key provisions and the impact of COVID-19. Attendees will learn about the different provisions typically found in a managed care contract, including those mandated by CMS regulations, innovative terms, and unique training requirements. The seminar emphasizes the importance of coordination with other departments, compliance, and risk management, and discuss the impact of Federal and State Laws on managed care contracting.

Thursday, May 25th @ 1 PM ET
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Tax & Tonic:  Practical advice for sophisticated CPAs
Tax & Tonic is a discussion group intended to inform CPAs of pertinent tax law changes and issues, with a focus on international corporate and estate tax matters.

Wednesday, May 24th @ 5 PM ET

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Domestic Asset Protection Trusts (DAPTs)
In this seminar, we discuss trusts designed to protect assets from creditors while allowing individuals to maintain some level of control over trust asset. We explain the various types of trusts, and the differences between them. We discuss the increasing popularity of DAPTs and provide an overview of the factors to consider when forming one. Lastly, we provide examples of notable cases related to DAPTs, and compare DAPTs with Foreign Asset Protection Trusts.

Friday, May 19th @ 2:45 PM ET
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From Crisis to Resolution: Adapting Hostage Negotiation Techniques for Legal Disputes
In this seminar, we present a unique approach to resolving legal disputes by adapting the proven techniques of hostage negotiation. Drawing on real-world examples and case studies, this seminar offers invaluable insights and practical skills for attorneys, mediators, and professionals looking to enhance their negotiation abilities. Attendees will learn how to effectively communicate and negotiate with opposing parties, defuse tense situations, and ultimately reach a mutually beneficial resolution.

Wednesday, May 17th @ 12 Noon ET
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Medicare and Medicaid Appeals
In this seminar, we present an overview of the Medicare and Medicaid appeals process, which enables beneficiaries and providers to challenge healthcare-related decisions made by Medicare or Medicaid.  The appeals process involves multiple levels of review and can be complicated, requiring legal assistance and adherence to strict deadlines.  Attendees will learn about the different stages of the appeals process and how to navigate it successfully to obtain recourse and resolution in case of disputes or disagreements with Medicare or Medicaid decisions.

Tuesday, May 2nd @ 1 PM ET
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