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.
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.
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