Mr. Wolfe assists hospitals and health care providers with planning and implementing compliance-focused physician alignment and compensation strategies. He is experienced in structuring, negotiating and auditing many types of hospital-physician arrangements and transactions (e.g., physician practice acquisitions, affiliations and joint-ventures, physician employment, personal service and recruitment arrangements, etc.). His practice includes assisting clients with the development of individual physician compensation arrangements and system-wide compensation plans, incorporation of quality-based payment models and the implementation of governance processes for approval and documentation of commercial reasonableness and fair market value. He also regularly advises clients on fraud and abuse issues, including compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, the False Claims Act and their implementing regulations and agency guidance. Before attending law school at the University of Wisconsin, he served as a combat engineer in the United States Army.
Physician Contracting and the Stark Law: Trends in Compensation-Focused Compliance
Speaker(s): Joseph N. Wolfe
Organizer: American Medical Group Association