Raleigh, NC (December, 15, 2011) Bo Bobbitt, a lawyer with Smith Anderson’s Health Care practice group, spoke to the UNC Medical School anesthesia interns regarding accountable care organizations on December 15.
Mr. Bobbitt’s practice focuses on providing strategic general counsel and regulatory guidance for health care organizations. He is involved in business planning, resolution of complex legal and health policy questions, and advanced negotiations for these clients. The legal issues involve antitrust, Stark, federal and state anti-kickback laws, managed care contracting, federal legislative and regulatory advocacy, HIPAA and related privacy and security laws. His practice is concentrated in the area of representing clinically-integrated hospital and physician organizations, physician-owned Health Information Technology companies, accountable care organizations, patient-centered medical homes, health information exchanges, and nonprofit and professional associations, to achieve process, outcomes, and cost improvements in health care delivery. He has extensive experience in developing and drafting accountable care shared savings and other pay-for-performance contracts.