Upcoming Physician Antitrust Seminar


Successful Healthcare Provider-Payer Arrangements
New “Win-Win” Agreements in Light of Recent Antitrust Rulings

A Live 90-minute Telephone Conference with Interactive Q&A Session

Tuesday, March 21, 2006
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time
Please visit www.beardaudioconferences.com or call 240-629-3300 to register!


In just 90 minutes, you and an unlimited number of your staff will discover–

  • A clear, more complete understanding of key antitrust issues
  • When physicians can jointly negotiate with health plans
  • What distinguishes “rule of reason” from “per se” analyses—and why this differentiation matters
  • When mergers are most likely to attract regulatory scrutiny
  • The pros and cons of clinical integration—along with practical tips and insights
  • What the “messenger model” is, why it has garnered so much attention, and what you need to know before pursuing one
  • What the North Texas Specialty Physicians, United v. Advocate, and other key rulings mean
  • When pay-for-performance programs work—and don’t work
  • How to approach antitrust claims involving exclusion and physician-owned facilities
  • And more …

Have questions? I’m here to help.