Daniel J. Hennessey Presents at the American Health Lawyers Association 2016 Tax Issues for Healthcare Organizations National Conference

VALLEY FORGE, PA, October 27, 2016 – Stevens & Lee Shareholder Daniel J. Hennessey presented at the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) 2016 Tax Issues for Healthcare Organizations National Conference held October 19-21, 2016, in Arlington, VA.

In the session, “The Current Viability of an IRS Group Exemption Ruling to a Multi-Entity Health Care System: A Case Study,” Mr. Hennessey and fellow speakers from Grant Thornton LLP and Highmark Health discussed the technical aspects of the IRS’ group tax exemption ruling process and the availability of a group IRS Form 990 return filing, and also presented a case study depicting how a tax-exempt healthcare system might evaluate and ultimately pursue such a group exemption option.

Mr. Hennessey focuses his practice on healthcare matters, including tax, regulatory, corporate and transactional issues, and has represented healthcare systems, hospitals, managed care organizations, accountable care organizations, clinically integrated provider networks, post-acute care providers, medical laboratories, physician practices and other healthcare providers. He advises clients on a variety of issues involving fraud and abuse laws, tax-exempt organization matters, state and federal licensure and regulation of healthcare entities and managed care organizations/insurance companies, corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, healthcare contracting and physician compensation.

Mr. Hennessey has presented and written on various healthcare and tax issues affecting nonprofit healthcare organizations including, among others, healthcare reform initiatives and new payment models, accountable care organizations and the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and the tax exemption requirements for Section 501(c)(3) hospital facilities under Section 501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Mr. Hennessey has a J.D., summa cum laude, from George Mason University School of Law, where he served as a member of the George Mason Law Review and as Managing Editor of The Docket, and a B.A. and B.S., high distinction, with honors, from The Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College.

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