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  • Lawyers New to Healthcare - Gaining the Edge: A Panel Discussion for Young Professionals and Law Students

    Includes a Live Event on 02/26/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    The Young Professionals Council is hosting a free Open Membership call for Young Professionals and Law Students. Panelists will share experiences and advice on succeeding in the healthcare law. Topics will include how to break into the healthcare field, whether to focus on specialty versus general practice, how to gain expertise and attract clients, and tips on networking and mentoring.

    Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
    Format: Audio Only

    The Young Professionals Council is hosting a free Open Membership call for Young Professionals and Law Students. Panelists will share experiences and advice on succeeding in the healthcare law. Topics will include how to break into the healthcare field, whether to focus on specialty versus general practice, how to gain expertise and attract clients, and tips on networking and mentoring. 

    Note: No CLE offered for this course.

    Content Lead:

    • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care

    Partner(s):

    • Young Professionals Council

    Karen R. Palmersheim

    Senior Counsel

    Cigna
    Glendale, CA

    David Cade

    Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer

    American Health Lawyers Association
    Washington, DC

    Jeff J. Wurzburg

    Counsel

    Norton Rose Fulbright
    San Antonio, TX
    Bio

  • How to Make the AHLA Dispute Resolution Service Work for you

    Includes a Live Event on 02/20/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Learn how AHLA's Dispute Resolution Service can help your health care clients resolve disputes more effectively and save money. The speakers are the director of the service and two top litigators who use the service and participate on AHLA's Dispute Resolution Service Council. One primarily represents payers and the other primarily represents providers. As the health care industry grows in complexity, having informed decision-makers becomes ever more important. Thus, in recent years, AHLA has invested in providing easy access to a nationwide roster arbitrators and mediators with health law and health care expertise. The call explains how to take advantage of this service and leverage technology to keep costs down.

    Time: 2:00- 2:30 PM Eastern (30 minutes)
    Format: Live Webinar    

    Learn how AHLA's Dispute Resolution Service can help your health care clients resolve disputes more effectively and save money. The speakers are the director of the service and two top litigators who use the service and participate on AHLA's Dispute Resolution Service Council. One primarily represents payers and the other primarily represents providers. As the health care industry grows in complexity, having informed decision-makers becomes ever more important. Thus, in recent years, AHLA has invested in providing easy access to a nationwide roster arbitrators and mediators with health law and health care expertise. The call explains how to take advantage of the this service and leverage technology to keep costs down.

    Note: No CLE offered for this course.

    Content Lead:

    • Public Interest 

    Partner(s):

    • ADR Affinity Group 

    Rebekah N. Plowman

    Partner

    Arnall Golden Gregory
    Atlanta, GA
    Bio

    Edwin E. Brooks

    Attorney

    McGuireWoods LLP
    Chicago, IL

    Geoff A. Drucker

    Senior Manager, Dispute Resolution Service

    American Health Lawyers Association
    Washington, DC
    Bio

  • Highlights of the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

    Includes a Live Event on 02/19/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    This webinar will be comprised of a panel of four experts covering the following hot topics: 1. Streamlining evaluation and management Medicare payment and reduction of clinical burden 2. Practice flexibility provisions for radiology assistants and Medicare payment changes for the delivery of outpatient therapy services as well as reporting changes therapy services 3. Changes to Medicare payment for technology-based services, telehealth services and expansion of payment for telehealth 4. Appropriate Use Criteria for advanced diagnostic imaging

    Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
    Session Format: Live Webinar
    CLE Credit Available:  Yes

    This webinar will be comprised of a panel of four experts covering the following hot topics:

    1.  Streamlining evaluation and management Medicare payment and reduction of clinical burden
    2.  Practice flexibility provisions for radiology assistants and Medicare payment changes for the delivery of outpatient therapy services as well as reporting changes therapy services
    3.  Changes to Medicare payment for technology-based services, telehealth services  and expansion of payment for telehealth
    4.  Appropriate Use Criteria for advanced diagnostic imaging

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Listen With a Colleague Registration

    • AHLA Member: $149
    • Government, Academician, Public Interest, or Solo Practitioner AHLA Member: $99
    • Student, Paralegal, or Retired AHLA Member: $99
      AHLA Member Listen with a Colleague Option (see "Listen with a Colleague" link on Overview tab): $99
    • Non-AHLA Member: $199

    Content Lead:

    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment

    Partner(s):

    •  Physician Organizations

    Timothy P. Blanchard, MHA, JD

    Partner

    Blanchard & Manning, LLP
    Bio

    Lori A. Wink

    Attorney

    Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
    Milwaukee, WI
    Bio

    Amy M. Joseph

    Partner

    Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC
    Boston, MA
    Bio

    The “Listen with a Colleague" option allows multiple registrants from the same organization and location to participate in the webinar at a discounted rate. It may ONLY be used if at least one person from your organization and location has registered at the regular/full webinar registration rate. Please note that those who register under the reduced “Listen with a Colleague" rate must access the webinar from the same location and computer as the full-priced registrant they are registered under.

    The “Listen with a Colleague" option is continuing legal education (CLE) credit-eligible. In order to obtain a certificate of completion for submission to a state CLE accrediting body, those registered under this option must obtain the attendance verification code—which will be displayed at a random time during the webinar—and enter that code under “Verification Code for Live Webinar" section of the webinar description webpage. Please note that each registrant must submit a complete evaluation from their individual accounts to obtain a certificate of completion.

    If you have any questions about this registration option, please contact customer support.

    Representing Physicians Handbook

    The American Health Lawyers Association is pleased to bring you the Fourth Edition of our best selling Representing Physicians Handbook.

    Since the Third Edition was published, there has been continued expansion of the healthcare laws and regulations applicable to physicians. This updated edition of the Handbook addresses the issues that confront those who represent physicians in the increasingly complex physician practice world. The authors have provided their expertise to provide insight and guidance on issues of compliance, business, reimbursement, and many other issues.

    The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

    Book Cover

    Order today!

  • Beyond Advance Directives: What Attorneys Need to Know About Advance Care Planning

    Includes a Live Event on 02/13/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    * What advance care plans (POLST/MOLST, advance directives, DNRs) are and how they fit into CMS COPs * Identifying a surrogate decision maker for an incapacitated patient or resident * Ethical issues: handling conflicts and facility religious or ethical objections to resident requests

    Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
    Session Format: Live Webinar
    CLE Credit Available:  Yes

    • What advance care plans (POLST/MOLST, advance directives, DNRs) are and how they fit into CMS COPs 
    • Identifying a surrogate decision maker for an incapacitated patient or resident 
    • Ethical issues: handling conflicts and facility religious or ethical objections to resident requests

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Listen With a Colleague Registration

    • AHLA Member: $149
    • Government, Academician, Public Interest, or Solo Practitioner AHLA Member: $99
    • Student, Paralegal, or Retired AHLA Member: $99
      AHLA Member Listen with a Colleague Option (see "Listen with a Colleague" link on Overview tab): $99
    • Non-AHLA Member: $199

    Content Lead:

    • Post-Acute and Long Term Services

    Amy Vandenbroucke

    JD and Executive Director

    National POLST Paradigm
    Washington, DC 
    Bio

    Charlie Sabatino

    Director

    ABA Commission on Law and Aging
    Washington, DC 
    Bio

    The “Listen with a Colleague" option allows multiple registrants from the same organization and location to participate in the webinar at a discounted rate. It may ONLY be used if at least one person from your organization and location has registered at the regular/full webinar registration rate. Please note that those who register under the reduced “Listen with a Colleague" rate must access the webinar from the same location and computer as the full-priced registrant they are registered under.

    The “Listen with a Colleague" option is continuing legal education (CLE) credit-eligible. In order to obtain a certificate of completion for submission to a state CLE accrediting body, those registered under this option must obtain the attendance verification code—which will be displayed at a random time during the webinar—and enter that code under “Verification Code for Live Webinar" section of the webinar description webpage. Please note that each registrant must submit a complete evaluation from their individual accounts to obtain a certificate of completion.

    If you have any questions about this registration option, please contact customer support.

    Post-Acute Care Handbook: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance Issues

    Traditional long term care has evolved to increased sub-acute and rehabilitative care, inspiring new regulatory changes and increased scrutiny. In addition, the expectations of facility residents and their families are growing.

    This invaluable guide provides insight into what's ahead for professionals in the field and the evolving compliance and regulatory issues they'll face.

    It covers:

    • Book CoverThe evolution of the nursing home survey process
    • Residents' rights and facility practices
    • The importance of nursing facility agreements
    • Compliance issues, including federal and state reimbursement requirements
    • Facilities' ability to challenge enforcement remedies imposed against them
    • Development of new systems and relationships that respond to incentives under the Affordable Care Act

    Also covered: What to consider when building, buying or selling a post-acute care facility. Learn more about financing for construction or acquisition of nursing homes, continuing care and assisted living facilities.

    Order today!

  • Accreditation, Certification, and Enrollment Affinity Group Educational Call (February 2019)

    Includes a Live Event on 02/12/2019 at 11:00 AM (EST)

    During the first 30 minutes of this call, the ACE Affinity Group Chair and Vice Chairs will introduce and discuss 2 to 3 accreditation, certification or enrollment issues that we have found interesting/challenging in our own practices in recent months. The call will serve as a “discussion forum” among ACE AG members to raise awareness to new trends in our practice area and provide information on how others are handling them. Following the 30-minute discussion, we will cover ACE Affinity Group volunteer opportunities in an effort to engage greater member participation.

    Time: 11:00AM-12:00PM Eastern (60 minutes)
    Format: Educational Call  

    During the first 30 minutes of this call, the ACE Affinity Group Chair and Vice Chairs will introduce and discuss 2 to 3 accreditation, certification or enrollment issues that we have found interesting/challenging in our own practices in recent months. The call will serve as a “discussion forum” among ACE AG members to raise awareness to new trends in our practice area and provide information on how others are handling them. Following the 30-minute discussion, we will cover ACE Affinity Group volunteer opportunities in an effort to engage greater member participation.

    Note: No CLE offered for this course.

    For access to the recording, please visit the sponsoring Practice Group page.

    Content Lead:

    • Accreditation, Certification, and Enrollment Affinity Group

    Emily W. G. Towey

    Director

    Hancock Daniel Johnson & Nagle PC
    Glen Allen, VA
    Bio

    AHLA Representing Physicians Handbook

    Purchase the Representing Physicians Handbook

    The American Health Lawyers Association is pleased to bring you the Fourth Edition of our best selling Representing Physicians Handbook.

    Since the Third Edition was published, there has been continued expansion of the healthcare laws and regulations applicable to physicians. This updated edition of the Handbook addresses the issues that confront those who represent physicians in the increasingly complex physician practice world. The authors have provided their expertise to provide insight and guidance on issues of compliance, business, reimbursement, and many other issues.

    The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

    Order Today!

  • MA/Part D, Health Plan, and Managed Care Contracting Affinity Groups Educational Call (February 2019)

    Includes a Live Event on 02/07/2019 at 12:00 PM (EST)

    Brought to you by the Affinity Groups of the Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group (PPMC PG) - Medicare Advantage and Part D (MAPD), Health Plan (HP), and Managed Care Contracting (MCC).

    Time: 12:00-1:00 PM Eastern (60 minutes)
    Format: Educational Call
    Topic:       Payers, Plans and Managed Care Group Educational Call, featuring the Health Plan Affinity Group

    We invite you to join our first joint open membership call of the new year.  Open membership calls are intended to provide more informal networking opportunities within AHLA and a forum to discuss timely legal, regulatory, and compliance issues relevant to our practice.  Our sessions are a great way to learn about the latest policy developments and to build practical knowledge and expertise . . . free of charge and without having to get on a plane!

    Planned topics for discussion include the following:

    • U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Rules Concerning Association Health Plans – Judith Wethall, McDermott Will & Emery
    • New Legal Developments in Risk Adjustment – Michael Kolber, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
    • Update on the MA, Part D, and Medicaid Proposed Rules – Melissa Wong, Holland & Knight LLP
    • Upcoming AHLA and PPMC PG programs – Melissa Borrelli, Mazars USA LLP

    We are also soliciting volunteers who may like to present a topic on future open membership calls. If you are interested in presenting, or if you would like to offer suggestions for this month's call, please contact the Chair of the Health Plan Affinity Group, Annie Hsu Shieh at ahsu@centralhealthplan.com.

    Note: No CLE offered for this course.

    For access to the recording, please visit the sponsoring Practice Group page.

    Content Lead:

    • [Insert lead group]

    Partner(s):

    • [Insert partner groups]

    Melissa A. Wong

    Associate

    Holland & Knight LLP
    Boston, MA
    Bio

    Michael S. Kolber,

    Partner

    Manatt Phelps & Phillips
    New York
    Bio

    Judith Wethall

    Partner

    McDermott Will & Emery
    Bio

    Melissa Borrell

    Member

    Mazars USA LLP

  • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Educational Call (February 2019)

    Includes a Live Event on 02/06/2019 at 3:00 PM (EST)

    TBD

    Time: 3:00-4:00 PM Eastern (60 minutes)
    Format: Educational Call
    Topic:   RAP Educational Call   

    Note: No CLE offered for this course.

    For access to the recording, please visit the sponsoring Practice Group page.

    Content Lead:

    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment

    Partner(s):

    • n/a
  • Are You Ready for the New Partnership Tax Audit Rules? - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 01/17/2019

    ​Update on the Surprising IRS Views with or without Regulations ​The new audit and payment regime Recent proposed regulations Unanswered questions Pros and cons of paying or pushing out Considerations when negotiating new partnership agreements and when reviewing and amending existing agreements State tax implications of the new federal regime

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording
    CLE Credit Available:  No

    For on-demand webinar recordings, streaming access is available for 12-months from the date of the live webinar.  After 12-months, on-demand webinar recordings are available through the AHLA Health Law Archive.

    Topic:  Taxation Partnerships LLC

    • Update on the Surprising IRS Views with or without Regulations
    • Review new audit and payment regime  
    • Review Recent proposed regulations
    • What will the impact be for Healthcare Organizations? 
    • Pros and cons of paying or pushing out  
    • Best practices for negotiating new partnership agreements/reviewing and amending existing agreements  
    • State tax implications of the new federal regime

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    • AHLA Member: $99
    • Non-AHLA Member: $149

    Content Lead:

    • Business Law and Governance

    Partner(s):

    • Tax and Finance

    J. Leigh Griffith

    Partner

    Waller Landsden Dortch & Davis, LLP
    Nashville, TN
    Bio

    Julie A. Treppa

    Partner

    Farella Braun + Martel LLP,
    San Francisco, CA
    Bio

    Curtis G. Wilson

    Director

    KPMG Law LLP
    Washington, DC
    Bio

  • 3D and Bio-printing in Healthcare - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 01/10/2019

    Has your hospital or AMC considered using 3D printed devices in patient care? What are the regulatory considerations? Does the AMC become a manufacturer if it creates and uses a 3D printed device? What risks does the AMC taking on when manufacturing and using a 3D printed device. What contracts will be in place? Does the AMC need to purchase product liability insurance? This webinar will provide an overview of the regulatory, contractual and risk considerations when a provider manufactures and/or uses a 3D prined device.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording
    CLE Credit Available:  No

    For on-demand webinar recordings, streaming access is available for 12-months from the date of the live webinar.  After 12-months, on-demand webinar recordings are available through the AHLA Health Law Archive.

    Has your hospital or AMC considered using 3D printed devices in patient care? What are the regulatory considerations? Does the AMC become a manufacturer if it creates and uses a 3D printed device? What risks does the AMC taking on when manufacturing and using a 3D printed device. What contracts will be in place? Does the AMC need to purchase product liability insurance? This webinar will provide an overview of the regulatory, contractual and risk considerations when a provider manufactures and/or uses a 3D printed device.

    Level of Difficulty:  Intermediate

    • AHLA Member: $99
    • Non-AHLA Member: $149

    Content Lead:

    • Academic Medical Centers and Teaching Hospitals Practice Group

    Elizabeth Kelly (Moderator)

    Associate

    Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC
    Boston, MA
    Bio

    Gerald Sullivan

    Senior Attorney

    U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania, PA
    Bio

    Paul S. Gadiock

    Senior Attorney

    Arent Fox LLP
    Washington, DC
    Bio


    Matt Jacobson

    Associate

    Reed Smith, LLP
    Washington, DC
    Bio

  • New Year: New Medicare Advantage, Part D, and Medicaid Managed Care - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 01/08/2019

    Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Medicaid managed care

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording
    CLE Credit Available:  No

    For on-demand webinar recordings, streaming access is available for 12-months from the date of the live webinar.  After 12-months, on-demand webinar recordings are available through the AHLA Health Law Archive.

    Topic: Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Medicaid managed care

    We will discuss recent changes to the Medicare Advantage and Part D programs and the Medicaid managed care program.  The presentation will focus on ways in which Federal policy has changed in the Trump administration's first two years.  The speakers will also weigh in on how Federal policy may evolve in the final two years of President Trump's first term.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    • AHLA Member: $99
    • Non-AHLA Member: $149

    Content Lead:

    • Health Plan

    Partner(s):

    • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care

    Emily A. Moseley

    Member

    Strategic Health Law
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Bio

    Annie Hsu Shieh

    Senior Compliance Counsel

    Central Health Plan of California
    Diamond Bar, CA
    Bio

    Jeremy Earl (Moderator)

    Partner

    McDermott Will & Emery
    Washington, DC
    Bio

    Jen McDowell

    Assistant General Counsel

    Express Scripts
    St. Louis, MO
    Bio