Region IV Webinar – Physician Affiliation: Alternatives to the Traditional Employment Model

The Virginia-Washington DC Chapter of HFMA hosts
Wed, Oct 30, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

Specialized Knowledge – Overview – 1 CPE – No Prerequisites and No Advanced Preparation Required.

While many health systems realize the benefits of fully aligning with physicians through employment, many physicians are not willing to take that step. This session will explore the pros and cons of other commonly-used contractual physician alignment models, related legal and business issues and practical challenges with implementation.

Speakers

Tina Ervin, Mary Washington Healthcare
Tina Ervin is VP, Strategic Planning and Business Development at Mary Washington Healthcare (MWHC) based in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Tina helps set the strategic direction for the organization while also managing and developing various physician alignment initiatives including practice acquisitions and employment, professional services arrangements, co-management agreements, gain sharing and other partnerships. She also oversees the Physician Outreach and MSO teams.
Tina spent her first 10 years with MWHC in the Finance Division in various roles that included oversight of business planning, long-range financial planning, cost accounting and market research. She started her career in public accounting with Ernst & Young.

Mike Newby, Attorney, Hancock Daniel
Mike is a director with Hancock, Daniel & Johnson, P.C. in Richmond, Virginia. His legal practice is comprised of advising hospitals, health systems, physicians, and other health care providers on fraud and abuse issues, regulatory compliance, contracts and other transactional matters. Mike received his B.A. from Randolph-Macon College and his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia and several other jurisdictions. He has received the highest rating of “AV Preeminent” from Martindale-Hubbell. Mike is a fellow with the Healthcare Financial Management Association and holds HFMA’s Certified Specialist Managed Care designation.