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The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the
Health Law Section and the Tax Section present
Representing the Physician 2012
Making Changes for the Better: Prescriptions for Helping and Protecting Physicians During Challenging Times


Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Live Presentation and Webcast: Friday, January 27, 2012
Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
4200 Jim Walter Blvd. • Tampa, Florida 33607 • 813-877-9200

Course No. 1314R


The one-day seminar will cover Trends in Fraud Enforcement, The New World of Compliance and Enforcement – Ten Issues that Physician Practices Must Address in 2012, New Developments With Respect to Individual Creditor Protection for Doctors (and their Lawyers), New and Old Ideas for Protecting a Medical Practice Entity From Creditors, Increasing the Bottom Line - How Lawyers and Other Advisors can Help Physician Practices to Have Better Profitability, Lower Overhead, and Less Risk - Good Business Practices That Can Help Not Only Doctors, but also Lawyers, Physicians in 2012: The View from Capitol Hill, Drafting to Maximize Enforceability of Non-Competition Covenants, Medical Staff Privilege Restrictions, and Liquidated Damages Clauses - What We Know and What We Do Not Know, Use and Drafting of Mediation and Arbitration Provisions for Medical Practices, Patient Agreements, and Dispute Resolution Planning Ideas, What Tax and Health Care Lawyers Need to Know About 401(k) Defined Benefit and Pension Plan Implementation and Structuring - What is New and What is Essential?, Prescribing Controlled Substances to Treat Pain - What a Headache! and Ethical Dilemmas in Representing Physicians



7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Late Registration

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks & Introduction
Alan S. Gassman, Clearwater – Program Co-Chair
Lester J. Perling, Fort Lauderdale – Program Co-Chair

8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Trends in Fraud Enforcement
Randy Harwell, Chief, Civil Division, Office of the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa

9:20 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
The New World of Compliance and Enforcement – Ten Issues that Physician Practices Must Address in 2012
James G. Sheehan, Chief Integrity Officer, City of New York Human Resources Administration

10:10 a.m. – 10:2 0 a.m.
Networking Break

10:20 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
New Developments With Respect to Individual Creditor Protection for Doctors (and their Lawyers)
Alan S. Gassman, Clearwater

10:45 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
New and Old Ideas for Protecting a Medical Practice Entity From Creditors
Denis Kleinfeld, Miami

11:10 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Increasing the Bottom Line – How Lawyers and Other Advisors can Help Physician Practices to Have Better Profitability, Lower Overhead, and Less Risk – Good Business Practices That Can Help Not Only Doctors, but also Lawyers
Jeff Howard, Jacksonville
Jolene T. Loos, Tampa

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Physicians in 2012: The View from Capitol Hill
Kimberly Brandt, Chief Healthcare Investigative Counsel, U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Minority Staff, Washington, D.C.

2:05 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Drafting to Maximize Enforceability of Non-Competition Covenants, Where to Practice Restrictions, and Liquidated Damages Clauses – What We Know and What We Do Not Know
Darryl R. Richards, Tampa

2:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.
Hot Topics on the Taxation of Physicians and their Practice Entities
D. Michael O'Leary, Tampa

2:55 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Networking Break

3:05 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
What Tax and Health Care Lawyers Need to Know About 401(k) Defined Benefit and Pension Plan Implementation and Structuring – What is New and What is Essential?
Jim Feutz, Tampa

3:30 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
Prescribing Controlled Substances to Treat Pain – What a Headache!
Lester J. Perling, Fort Lauderdale

3:55 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Ethical Dilemmas in Representing Physicians
Kevin P. Tynan, Tamarac
David Ristoff, New Port Richey

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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).




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