(Washington, DC—October 12, 2005)– LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – T.J. Sullivan of Gardner Carton and Douglas will moderate a panel of Capitol Hill staff who are focusing on the Hill’s scrutiny of tax exempt healthcare providers. Also heading the list of more than 30 expert speakers are Catherine Livingston, Assistant Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, and Marvin R. Friedlander reporting from the IRS National Office.
The 2005 Tax Program offers 14 separate sessions, including a Tax Primer session by Linda Sauser Moroney and Bernadette M. Broccolo; extended sessions about Practical Strategies for Providing and Communicating Community Benefit by Douglas K. Anning, Bruce J. Toppin, and Paul Torgerson, and Board Policy Best Practices: Compensation, Expenses and Conflicts of Interest by Marla J. Bobowick and Thomas K. Hyatt; as well as An Advanced Look at Practical Compliance Problems: Reforming Contracts by Gerald M. Griffith.
“Whether you are a generalist who needs to know tax issues or a certified tax expert, AHLA’s Tax Issues for Healthcare Organizations program offers a unique educational opportunity to learn about recent developments and current initiatives in the field of tax law.” said Anthea R. Daniels, Health Lawyers’ President-Elect and Chair of the AHLA Program Committee.
Tax Issues for Healthcare Organizations concurrent sessions include:
• Physician Recruitment: Are the Rules Finally Clear?
• State Law Causes of Action vs Federal Law Causes of Action
• Gainsharing 2005: Where the OIG Left Off
• Executive Compensation – the Heat is On
• Service Line Joint Ventures and Specialty Hospitals
• Bond Issues and Case Studies for the General Tax Practitioner
• Fair Market Value and Commercial Reasonableness
Wellspring Partners Ltd. and Wellspring Valuation Ltd. are providing sponsorship in support of this program and will host a reception for attendees on Monday evening.
Complete information and a program brochure for the Tax Issues for Healthcare Organizations Program are available on Health Lawyers Web site at www.healthlawyers.org/programs.
To register as press for the Tax program, please contact Ana R. Mayer at (202) 833-0753 or [email protected]