Bloomberg BNA and Ober|Kaler invite members of investment, banking, and health care firms to a briefing on the Evolution of a Health Care Deal on May 10, designed to proffer insights on successful health care M&A including mitigating the risks of regulatory scrutiny and potential liabilities.  

Bolster your knowledge of:

- Key trends anticipated in health care M&A for 2016-2017
- How to limit risks and ensure a victorious deal closing
- The best opportunities and prospective pitfalls to consider
- Tactical guidelines that can help you plot a course for your next M&A deal

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DETAILS

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM CT

Location:
Loews Chicago Hotel
455 N. Park Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

Underwritten by:
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AGENDA

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM     Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM     Welcome Remarks
S. Craig Holden, CEO, Ober|Kaler

8:35 AM – 8:50 AM     Trends in Current Health Care M&A Deals: An Update from the Field
The speakers will give an update of the key trends in health care M&A and enforcement anticipated in 2016-2017.
Michael J. Bologna, Chicago Staff Correspondent, Bloomberg BNA
Sanford V. Teplitzky, Chair Emeritus, Ober|Kaler Health Law Group


8:50 AM – 9:30 AM     Assessing the Opportunity: Understanding the Business and Legal Considerations
A conversation with investment bankers and in-house counsel regarding the forces encouraging deals and the challenges they face in the marketplace. The panel will provide insights on the areas presenting the best opportunity and possible pitfalls companies must consider as they review deals.
Carsten Beith, Managing Director, Head of Health Systems Group, Cain Brothers
Brandy Canady, Associate General Counsel, Presence Health
Julie E. Kass, Co-Chair, Ober|Kaler Health Law Group

Moderator: Craig Miller, CEO, Association for Corporate Growth Chicago

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM  How to Identify and Limit Regulatory Risks in Health Care Transactions
Successful health care transactions take the complex regulatory environment into account at every stage from identifying the opportunity, to structuring the deal, to identifying the risks through due diligence. Identifying areas of risk is key to clearing the way for transactions to move forward. Learn about some of the regulatory risks and gain insights into how to limit those risks and ensure success closing the deal.
Catherine A. Martin, Co-Chair, Ober|Kaler Health Law Group
William T. Mathias, Co-Director, Fraud and Abuse Workgroup, Ober|Kaler Health Law Group


10:15 AM– 10:30 AM     Questions & Closing Remarks

CLE CREDIT

EARN UP TO 2 CLE CREDITS

Bloomberg BNA will apply for continuing legal education credits in any state or jurisdiction where available. For more information, please contact Bloomberg BNA customer service at 800.372.1033 and ask to speak to the CLE Accreditation Coordinator, or email us at credits@bna.com.

 


SPEAKERS

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MICHAEL J. BOLOGNA, CHICAGO STAFF CORRESPONDENT, BLOOMBERG BNA

Michael J. Bologna has been a professional journalist for 30 years, serving as Bloomberg BNA’s Chicago staff correspondent since 1993. Mr. Bologna covers a wide range of legal, regulatory and legislative news across the Midwest. Mr. Bologna is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.


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CARSTEN BEITH, MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF HEALTH SYSTEMS GROUP, CAIN BROTHERS

Carsten Beith joined Cain Brothers in 1993 to open the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Beith is the Head of Cain Brothers’ Health Systems Group and a member of the Firm’s Executive committee. With over 22 years’ experience, his engagements have encompassed a broad range of transactions covering hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, physician groups, managed care organizations, and other health care service providers. His engagements have included sales, acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, joint operating agreements, restructurings, and other unique arrangements tailored to meet the objectives of each specific situation.


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S. CRAIG HOLDEN, CEO, OBER|KALER

S. Craig Holden is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Ober|Kaler and a principal in its Health Law Group. Over the course of his distinguished career, he has represented clients in all areas of the health care industry, with particular emphasis on advising clients on Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse issues, pharmaceutical pricing issues, Medicare and other third-party reimbursement issues and general compliance matters. He has also represented numerous health care industry clients in government fraud and abuse investigations.


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JULIE E. KASS, CO-CHAIR, OBER|KALER HEALTH LAW GROUP

Julie E. Kass, co-chair of Ober|Kaler's Health Law Group, focuses her practice on the fraud and abuse aspects of Medicare and Medicaid, including the federal Stark and antikickback laws, OIG exclusion authorities and civil money penalties. In addition, Julie is a leader in the firm's ACO Workgroup, assisting various clients in navigating CMS' ACO rules and application procedures. She represents a variety of health care entities, including hospitals, large physician practices, physical therapy companies, and long-term care facilities.


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CATHERINE A. MARTIN, CO-CHAIR, OBER|KALER HEALTH LAW GROUP

Catherine A. Martin is co-chair of Ober|Kaler's Health Law Group. Cathy has a broad, national practice representing health care systems, hospitals and providers in compliance and regulatory matters with a particular focus on fraud and abuse, alternative payment models, provider and physician alignment strategies, and guidance on legal aspects of health system operations, both independently and in support of in-house counsel.


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WILLIAM T. MATHIAS, CO-DIRECTOR, FRAUD AND ABUSE WORKGROUP, OBER|KALER HEALTH LAW GROUP

William T. Mathias is an Ober|Kaler Health Law Group principal and co-chair of the firm’s Fraud and Abuse Workgroup. He  represents clients across the country in all areas of the health care industry, with a particular emphasis on fraud and abuse, internal and government investigations, corporate compliance matters, and transactional due diligence.


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CRAIG MILLER, CEO, ASSOCIATION FOR CORPORATE GROWTH CHICAGO

Craig Miller brings decades of operational and financial advisory experience to his role as CEO of ACG Chicago. He has worked with hundreds of great volunteers to build the targeted networks in the organization. As a Board Member, he co-chaired Chicago’s original Capital Connection in 2002 and the first venture forum “Powering Growth” in 2007. Craig also served as a Director of ACG Global where he chaired the interwoven website development allowing each chapter to focus on their members’ most critical local needs yet have global access to ACG. Prior to joining ACG Chicago formally in the late summer of 2007, Craig worked on private equity investments, strategic advisory, and valuation analyses for privately held companies through Oak Ridge Capital between 2003 and 2007.


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SANFORD V. TEPLITZKY, CHAIR EMERITUS, OBER|KALER HEALTH LAW GROUP

Sanford V. "Sandy" Teplitzky is principal and former chair of Ober|Kaler’s Health Law Group. His clients, typically large health care companies and delivery networks, rely on his experience and deep knowledge of the health care industry to identify and resolve fraud and abuse issues, and to represent them in federal and state investigations. Sandy also advises medical professional and trade associations, negotiates with state and federal authorities, and provides counsel with respect to a broad range of regulatory and legislative issues facing health care clients.


LOCATION

Loews Chicago Hotel
455 N. Park Drive
Chicago, IL 60611