Time: 10:00 a.m. PT / Noon CT / 1:00 pm ET
Presenter: T. Mills Fleming, Partner and Chair, Healthcare Practice Group, Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, P.C.
1.5 hours CE credit
- Overview of how the Stark law, the Anti-kickback Statute and the False Claims Act impact physician recruitment.
- Review of recent case law to identify risk areas.
- Understanding what you can and cannot offer a physician to relocate to your area.
- How to construct a legal physician employment or recruitment agreement.
- Civil and criminal penalties for getting it wrong.
T. Mills Fleming
Mills Fleming chairs HunterMaclean’s health care practice group. Mills is a past president of the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys and a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. His practice concentrates on the general representation of health care systems, specialized regulatory support to health care entities and specialized projects involving compliance planning, qui tam/FCA investigations, health care industry restructuring, tax-exempt entities and intermediate sanctions, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, managed care, and health care policy. He also assists clients with compliance self-assessments and remedial actions, Stark Law compliance assessments, and the development of multi-provider joint ventures.
Mills is included in the most recent editions of The Best Lawyers in America, Georgia Super Lawyers, Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite, Chambers USA and Martindale-Hubbell (AV [highest] Rating). He writes and speaks frequently on health care law issues and is co-editor of the Georgia Hospital Association’s Hospital Law Manual, fifth edition (2006). He wrote an article on the final HIPAA privacy rules for the American Bar Association’s American Law Institute and has presented on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act at the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys’ annual meeting. He also wrote a chapter titled “New Government Scrutiny Demands New Strategies for Health Care Clients” for the book Health Care Law Enforcement and Compliance.
Mills graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in 1986 and a J.D. in 1989. He began his legal career at HunterMaclean, served for three years as general counsel with a large hospital system, and returned to HunterMaclean in 1995. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia and the State of Georgia.
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