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Douglas M. Mancino, Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP to Speak at KC’s New Tax Rules for Tax Exempt Hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations Live Webcast


New York, NY, October 09, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Douglas M. Mancino, Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast, “New Tax Rules for Tax Exempt Hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

About Douglas Mancino

Doug is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Hunton & Williams LLP. Doug’s practice focuses on health care and tax-exempt organizations, and he serves as co-head of the firm’s health care group.

For more than 35 years he has represented all types of health care and nonprofit organizations on tax, business, and financial matters. He has extensive experience in audit, appeals and tax controversy issues. He has served as counsel to health care clients in a number of cases that have defined the limits of tax-exempt organizations participating in health care joint ventures and the tax-exempt status of health maintenance organizations.

He has authored or co-authored six books and treatises and more than 85 articles and book chapters concerning tax-exempt organizations and health care issues. He is a former president of the American Health Lawyers Association and is vice chair-publications of the ABA’s Tax Section. Doug was named the Best health care lawyer in Los Angeles for 2011 by Best Lawyers. Doug is admitted to practice in California, Ohio and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Ninth Circuit and the Tenth Circuits; the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; and the United States Tax Court. Doug is a frequent lecturer/speaker on many legal, tax and health care subjects. Doug enjoys a national reputation as one of the country’s top health care and tax-exempt organization lawyers.

Active in many civic and charitable activities, Doug currently is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Burn Foundation, and a member of the Boards of Directors of the Irvine Health Foundation, the Center for Civic Mediation, the Media & Policy Center, The Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy and Health Net of California, Inc. He is also a member of the Executive Board and an executive vice president of the Fraternity of Friends of the Los Angeles Music Center. He has previously served on the boards of the Opera League of Los Angeles, the International Myeloma Foundation, the Kent State University Foundation, and the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law.

About Hunton & Williams LLP

Hunton & Williams is the legal advisor of choice for industry leaders on six continents. With more than 900 lawyers practicing from 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, they help clients realize new opportunities and solve complex problems with confidence. Founded in 1901, they blend more than a century of experience in virtually every key legal discipline with a broad view of current business realities and a forward-looking perspective on emerging issues, to provide legal and regulatory advice that will carry their clients well into the 21st century. Hunton & Williams is regularly named by legal and business publications as among the top law firms for client service and as a place to work.

For more information about Douglas Mancino and Hunton & Williams LLP, please visit: www.hunton.com

Event Synopsis:

The nonprofit healthcare landscape was changed significantly by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which imposes new requirements on nonprofit hospitals that must be followed in order to keep 501(c)(3) status. These requirements are already in effect now and must be implemented even though the IRS has not yet issued regulations. The new rules also mandate tax-exempt hospitals to administer community health needs assessments and to clarify and make known their financial assistance policies. Failure to do so may result to costly penalties which can be as high as $50,000. Also, the PPACA creates a new concept called Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). IRS is in the process of issuing guidance in both of these areas. This comes at the heels of increased scrutiny by IRS and state taxing authorities, which are now sharing information about tax exempt organizations.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

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