Sep
20
2022
On-Demand Webinar
HSE Institute Event

Health Care Immigration Virtual Event

Location
Virtual
Date
September 20, 2022
8:00 - 9:00 am EDT

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Immigrant doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals play a critical role meeting our country’s health care needs. Unfortunately, efforts to hire such medical professionals from abroad face many obstacles such as complex visa requirements, critical timeline issues, physician J-1 waiver requirements, and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Harter Secrest & Emery Immigration Partner Frank A. Novak, Senior Associate Glenn R. Schieck, and Health Care Partner Edward (Ted) H. Townsend will provide recommendations for recruiting and retaining foreign national medical professionals in the current climate and specific strategies to manage barriers. Topics will include the following:

Physician Immigration

  • J-1 vs. H-1B for GME
  • Two-year foreign residence requirement and H-1B quota
  • J-1 Waivers
  • H-1B and quota exemptions
  • Permanent residence
  • COVID-19 Pandemic, telehealth and furloughs
  • Employment agreements

Immigration Strategies for Registered Nurses

  • Three models for employing registered nurses
  • Permanent residence
  • Working with recruiters

Allied Health Care Immigration

  • VisaScreen

Health Care Regulatory Perspectives

Reimbursement Agreements


CLE Information

New York State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits: New York State CLE credit: 1.0 Professional Practice