Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Jim Riley James B. Riley Jr., JD, is past chairman of McGuireWoods' Health Care Department. He received is Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois(magna cum laude)and a Juris Doctorate from George Washington University National Law Center (cum laude). His practice encompasses general corporate and health care law, with a particular emphasis on complex transactional matters for hospitals, outpatient service providers and physician practices. Mr. Riley has written numerous articles in the health care field has been a speaker at programs sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Financial Management Association, the National Renal Administrators Association, the Renal Physicians Association and the National Kidney Foundation. Jason S. Greis Jason regularly represents a variety of dialysis and nephrology providers, vascular access center operators and owners, academic medical centers, physician group practices, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long term acute care hospitals, laboratory companies, healthcare information technology companies and other healthcare providers in structuring mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, accountable care and capitated care arrangements, syndications, divestitures and private placements implicating various regulatory compliance issues commonly associated with such transactions. Jason regularly provides guidance on physician self-referral prohibitions and anti-kickback issues, the corporate practice of medicine, post-acute regulatory issues, fee splitting, false claims act matters, provider licensing, changes of ownership and control, acquiring certificates of need, physician employment and recruitment, compliance with The Joint Commission and other accreditation standards, hospital and medical staff bylaws and other regulatory compliance issues. Jason is the President-Elect of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys and authors a newsletter and blog entitled, Greis Guide to LTACHs addressing issues of importance to long-term acute care hospitals. Jason has also served as the editor-in-chief of Health Care Law Monthly, a LexisNexis publication. Jake A. Cilek Jake’s practice focuses on healthcare law and encompasses a range of regulatory, transactional and corporate matters. His work includes counseling clients with regard to the legal aspects of day-to-day operations, including general corporate matters; anti-kickback and Stark issues; self-referral, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions; HIPAA and health information privacy; and certificate of need and licensure requirements. Jake regularly represents a variety of dialysis and nephrology providers, vascular access center operators and owners, hospitals, physician group practices, skilled nursing facilities, healthcare information technology companies and other healthcare providers in structuring mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, accountable care and capitated care arrangements, syndications and divestitures. Before joining McGuireWoods, Jake practiced as a litigator for Chicago-based law firms. He also has served as staff assistant to U.S. Senator Tom Harkin and to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.