Washington, D.C., partner T. J. Sullivan presented at ACI’s 2nd Annual Planning, Building and Operating Successful Proton Therapy Centers Conference, held Feb. 22-24, in Hampton, Va.

The conference featured real-world case studies, research findings, organizational models and outcomes from proton therapy centers and facilities, with a view to bringing the leading edge of cancer treatment to more patients.

T.J. presented on “Proton Therapy Joint Ventures -- Structural and Legal Issues,” which included an examination of valuation, Medicare regulatory and federal fncome tax issues that arise in structuring multi-party joint ventures to establish and operate a Proton Therapy Center. T.J. also discussed ownership and control issues and the advisability and content of valuation or fairness opinions, as well as the common Medicare and tax issues likely to arise.