The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Health Law Section and the Tax Section present
"Representing the Physician 2013: Practical Considerations for Effectively Guiding Physicians and Their Practices"

Course Classification: Intermediate Level

Live Presentation and Webcast: Friday, January 18, 2013
Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale, Airport & Cruise Port Hotel
1825 Griffin Road Dania Beach, Florida 33004

Course No. 1442R

"Representing the Physician" is the 8th annual session of this highly successful program. "Representing the Physician" focuses on an array of practical topics for experienced practitioners who represent physicians in transactional and other matters. It is designed so that the attendee takes away ideas and knowledge that can be used in daily practice and to help spot issues that may not always be apparent.

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Late Registration

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Lester J. Perling, Esq., Broad and Cassel, Fort Lauderdale, Fl

8:35 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
It’s Not Just Health and Tax Laws: Charting Florida Waters When Designing Physician Arrangements – Laws You Wish You Knew
Alan S. Gassman, Esq., Gassman Law Associates, P.A., Clearwater, FL

9:15 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
The Sunshine Act in Practice: The Implications of Pharma and Device Disclosure for Physician Clients
James G. Sheehan, Esq., Executive Deputy Commissioner, Chief Integrity Officer, New York City Human Resources Administration, New York, NY

10:05 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
“Common Disasters Faced by Physician Offices and What to Do About Them”
Jeff Howard, Ray Howard & Associates, Inc., Jacksonville, FL

10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Governing Documents for Medical Practice Entities: Design and Implementation of Shareholder, Operating and Similar Agreements
Don B. Weinbren, Esq., Trenam, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye, O'Neill & Mullis, Tampa, FL

11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Hot Topics and Physician Tax and Corporate Planning
Michael D. OLeary, Trenam, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye, O'Neill & Mullis, Tampa, FL

12:25 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration fee)

1:25 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Congressional Oversight Priorities: Key Healthcare Issues for the 113th Congress
Kimberly Brandt, Esq., Chief Healthcare Investigative Counsel, U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Minority Staff, Washington, DC

2:15 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
Representing the Physician from the Hospital Counsel’s Point of View
Gerald M. Morris, Esq., Holy Cross Hospital, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

3:05 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.

3:25 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Federal and Florida Health Law: Hypothetical Situations that Are Often Overlooked by Physician and Their Counsel
Lester J. Perling, Esq., Broad and Cassel, Fort Lauderdale, FL

4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Protecting Yourself and Your Clients by Sound Engagement Letters and Other Practical and Ethical Considerations
Denis Kleinfeld, Esq., The Kleinfeld Law Firm, P.A., Miami, FL


To register for the live Webcast, please print and complete the registration form then send with payment by mail or fax. Call The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at (800) 342-8060 ext. 5831 with any questions.

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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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