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  • Confronting Mental and Behavioral Health Needs in Long-Term Care

    Contains 4 Component(s), up to 1.80 CLE credit hours Includes a Live Event on 07/12/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Our in-house and outside counsel panelists will address various mental and behavioral health-related considerations for long-term care providers, including: unaddressed mental health concerns; strategies in dealing with behavioral issues; the importance of integrating mental and behavioral health assessments into the care plan; concerns regarding use of antipsychotic drugs in the long-term care population; and privacy concerns.

  • Wellness and Prevention Programs: Emerging Trends

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 07/18/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This webinar will explore emerging trends in the development of hospital and healthcare facility-based wellness and prevention programs, and highlight the role of these programs in improving the health of the health care workforce. Speakers will also describe federal standards for workplace wellness programs, including those related to Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), and will offer practical tips for avoiding legal problems and financial risk that can arise when a company develops a corporate wellness program.

  • Moving Beyond Basics: A Bootcamp For Hospital Lawyers & Advisors, Part VI

    Contains 4 Component(s), up to 1.80 CLE credit hours Includes a Live Event on 07/19/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    In Part VI of this eight-part webinar series will discuss Overview of EMTALA Requirements; Explanation of the Survey Process ; and Hot Trends in EMTALA (Partnering with law enforcement, Opioid challenges in the ED, Special considerations for international patients, Enforcement Trends, and Behavioral health).

  • Value Based Compensation Arrangements Between Payors and Providers and Litigation Risk

    Contains 4 Component(s), up to 1.80 CLE credit hours Includes a Live Event on 07/24/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The experienced panelists will discuss the increasing use of value-based compensation arrangements between payors and providers, including the evaluation and mitigation of litigation risks that arise from those arrangements. Participants will learn best practices on how to deal with these arrangements from a contracting and litigation perspective.

  • The Intersection of Public Health and Healthcare in the 21st Century: Hot Topics and Practice Tips, Part I

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 08/08/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This webinar will explore the recent national shift in focus from adoption of health information technology to interoperability and data sharing, and will highlight legal and enforcement initiatives aimed at the sharing of medical records. Speakers will offer perspectives on "interoperability" and "information blocking" as defined by the 21st Century Cures Act, and state law, and will discuss key data security areas that covered entities must consider as they implement new technologies.

  • Spot the Antitrust Issue: An Interactive Guide to Identifying and Mitigating Antitrust Risk in a Changing Healthcare Landscape

    Contains 4 Component(s), up to 1.80 CLE credit hours Includes a Live Event on 08/14/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    As consolidation, vertical re-alignment, and disruption continue to transform the health care marketplace, the competitive landscape is changing. Providers, health plans, life sciences companies, and other industry participants are evolving their business practices to meet these changes, creating new competitive opportunities and the potential for new competitive risks. It’s more important than ever for trusted legal advisers to spot antitrust issues early to help clients navigate and mitigate potential antitrust risks. This program is geared to general counsel, in-house counsel, and general health care practitioners. It is intended to help practitioners "issue spot" the antitrust issues that may arise in a fast-paced and dynamic healthcare context. This program is designed to facilitate issue-spotting in the context of common business activities, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other collaborations; identify potential antitrust problems and tools for avoiding such problems in the context of trade associations and other activities that involve competitors; and examine potential pitfalls and guidance for "dominant firms" in connection with sales and marketing activities.

  • Moving Beyond Basics: A Bootcamp For Hospital Lawyers & Advisors, Part VII

    Contains 4 Component(s), up to 1.80 CLE credit hours Includes a Live Event on 08/16/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    In Part VII of this eight-part webinar series will discuss HIPAA Privacy and Security issues. From cyberattacks to snooping employees, HIPAA hurdles can be challenging to overcome -- to say the least. In this webinar, we will take privacy and security scenarios that hospitals face each day and discuss how to address the privacy and security issues head on from the perspective of a hospital compliance officer, outside counsel, and a consultant. Key topics will include Cybersecurity awareness and proactive preparation; Breach/Incident Response; Business Associate relationships and Vetting your Vendors on the front end; Risk Analysis -- Your documentation vs. OCR™'s expectations -- how to bridge the gap between the two; Innovation and HIPAA -- how the two can coexist; and Convincing your boss(es) to invest in privacy and security -- key tips for helping executives see privacy and security as a business issue.

  • Moving Beyond Basics: A Bootcamp For Hospital Lawyers & Advisors, Part VIII

    Contains 4 Component(s), up to 1.80 CLE credit hours Includes a Live Event on 09/20/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    In Part VIII of this eight-part webinar series will provide an Overview of Credentialing, Privileging and Medical Staff Membership; Types of Hospital Privileges: delineation of clinical privileges, disaster privileges, courtesy staff, telemedicine privileges, mid-level provider privileges; HCQIA Immunity and NPDB Reporting FPPE/OPPE and the Peer Review Process; and Hot Trends in Credentialing & Peer Review (Defined after speakers established and closer to presentation).

  • The Intersection of Public Health and Healthcare in the 21st Century: Hot Topics and Practice Tips, Part II

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 09/26/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This webinar will discuss legal trends in addressing the opioid crisis, and will explore how state, local, and tribal jurisdictions are responding to this issue by enacting a wide variety of laws related to prevention of opioid overdose and deaths. Speakers will also discuss current trends in opioid-related litigation, including recent suits filed by dozens of state, tribal, and local governments against opioid manufacturers. This program will also feature a discussion of new federal enforcement initiatives, including the formation of the Department of Justice's Opioid Fraud and Detection Unit and the 2017 Health Care Fraud Take Down. Panelists will also highlight 2018 federal funding and other efforts aimed at reducing the drug supply, and demand of opioids, through prevention, treatment, and recovery, and the implications for the health care industry.

  • The Intersection of Public Health and Healthcare in the 21st Century: Hot Topics and Practice Tips, Part III

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 10/16/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    This webinar will highlight the rapid growth of telemedicine over the past few years, in response to strides in technology, growing commercial insurance coverage, and a continued short supply of physicians. The heart of this program will be an exploration of the growth of federal and state laws related to telemedicine. Speakers will provide an overview of the trajectory of telemedicine-related laws, highlight the existing legal framework, and provide perspectives on what may be on the legislative front. Panelists will also highlight innovative ways to structure telemedicine service arrangements to ensure compliance with traditional state and local health care laws.

  • The Intersection of Public Health and Healthcare in the 21st Century: Hot Topics and Practice Tips, All Parts

    Contains 3 Product(s) 3 new product(s) added recently

    The webinar series aims to provide updates on state and federal law, highlight trends and distinctions in state law, and each webinar will offer practical perspectives and tips for lawyers representing hospitals, public health departments, and other health system partners.