C.J. Laird, MEd 

Senior Associate

Office: Baton Rouge

Phone: (225) 307-0858

Fax: (225) 307-0852

Email: claird@hcfmv.com

C.J. Laird is a Senior Associate in the Baton Rouge office.

Laird’s practice at HealthCare Appraisers focuses on the valuation and analysis of healthcare provider compensation arrangements which may have Stark and/or Anti-Kickback implications. He received a Master of Education degree in Educational Administration from Lamar University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in the Humanities from Florida State University. Prior to joining Healthcare Appraisers, Laird served as Principal of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School in Baton Rouge, where he directed all educational, operational and financial facets of the school.

PRACTICE AREA

  • Compensation Valuation

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

EDUCATION

  • Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, Master of Education – Educational Administration
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Bachelor of Arts – Humanities

 

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, Baton Rouge, LA, Principal
  • St. Gerard Majella Catholic School, Baton Rouge, LA,  Interim Administrative Principal

Recent Insights

Avoiding Red Flags in Medical Directorships – A Valuator’s Guide

Authors: Fred Lara, CFA, ASA, CVA and Kevin Obletz, JD, CVAOriginally published by the American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals. "The cornerstones of regulatory compliance, the concepts of commercial reasonableness and fair market value (“FMV”) are...

HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. Appoints New Chief DEI Officer

BOCA RATON, Fla., August 30, 2021 – Andrea Ferrari, JD, MPH, has been appointed Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for Healthcare Appraisers, Inc. In this position, Ms. Ferrari will lead Healthcare Appraisers’ diversity, equity and inclusion strategies....

CMS Proposed Updates to Open Payments Program

Author: David W. Sands, CVA Download the PDFThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Proposed Rule for the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule (as of July 2021)[1] includes updates to the Open Payments Program to require additional information with respect to the...

Upcoming Events

Sept 21 – Oct 1 | AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum 2021

HealthCare Appraisers is the Exclusive Platinum Sponsor of both the virtual and in-person events. This important program brings together legal counsel, compliance officers, and government representatives for an invaluable learning and networking opportunity. The...

Oct 24-27 | MGMA Medical Practice Excellence Leaders Conference

Healthcare Appraisers will be exhibiting at booth #231. EXPERIENCE EDUCATION, INNOVATION AND CONNECTION TO DRIVE EXCELLENCE. You won't want to miss the impressive line-up of educational sessions chock-full of tools, case studies and actionable takeaways. The line-up...