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  • Moving Beyond Basics: A Bootcamp For Hospital Lawyers & Advisors, Part III - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 04/19/2018

    Part III of this eight-part webinar series will examine State Hospital Licensure (General Procedures for State Licensure of Hospitals and Off-site campuses, Certificate of Need Laws, and Special State Attorney General Considerations); Medicare Provider Enrollment (Initial Enrollment, CHOWs, CHINs, and revalidation; 855A's, 855B's, 588's and when to file them; Conditions of Participation; Provider Based Issues; Unique issues for Physician Owned Hospitals; and The Role of The Joint Commission and Other Accrediting Entities); Other commonly required licenses, permits and certifications; Transactional Issues (Where the rubber meets the road: how regulatory issues arise in M&A work; and Special Considerations for Tax Exempt and Public Hospitals); and Hot Trends in Licensure and Provider Enrollment (CMS handling of unreported and late-reported changes to enrollment information; and How hospitals can be impacted when a physician's Medicare number is revoked).

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Discussion Topic: Hospital Deals: How To Avoid A Regulatory Crash & Burn

    Part III of this eight-part webinar series will examine State Hospital Licensure (General Procedures for State Licensure of Hospitals and Off-site campuses, Certificate of Need Laws, and Special State Attorney General Considerations); Medicare Provider Enrollment (Initial Enrollment, CHOWs, CHINs, and revalidation; 855A's, 855B's, 588's and when to file them; Conditions of Participation; Provider Based Issues; Unique issues for Physician Owned Hospitals; and The Role of The Joint Commission and Other Accrediting Entities); Other commonly required licenses, permits and certifications; Transactional Issues (Where the rubber meets the road: how regulatory issues arise in M&A work; and Special Considerations for Tax Exempt and Public Hospitals); and Hot Trends in Licensure and Provider Enrollment (CMS handling of unreported and late-reported changes to enrollment information; and How hospitals can be impacted when a physician's Medicare number is revoked). 

    Level of Difficulty: Fundamental

    Fundamental-level programs generally offer topical overviews and are designed to introduce practitioners to issues with which they have little or no familiarity. Speakers will begin the program providing context and background information on this area of health law. This program is designed to provide a basic, general understanding of the subject matter for those who have not practiced law in the specialty and for those with one to two years of experience in this specialty and/or the practice of health law.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group

    Co-sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Fraud & Abuse Practice Group 
    • Health Information & Technology 
    • In-House Council Practice Group 
    • Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Practice Group 
    • Physician Organizations Practice Group 
    • Payers, Plans and Managed Care Practice Group 
    • Regulation, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group 
    • Tax & Finance Practice Group
    • Enterprise Risk and Management Task Force Practice Group
    • Children's Hospital Affinity Group Practice Group

    Louise Joy

    Partner

    Joy & Young
    Austin, TX
    Bio

    Ross Sallade

    Shareholder

    Polsinelli PC
    Raleigh, NC
    Bio

    Jeannie Vance

    Shareholder/Vice President

    Salem & Green
    Sacramento, CA
    Bio

    Judith A. Waltz

    Partner and Business Lawyer

    Foley & Lardner LLP
    San Francisco, CA
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at pgs@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • Public Interest Webinar Series: Electronic Medical Records, Part I Ensuring the Integrity of EHRs—Practical Tips and Considerations - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 04/19/2018

    With the rapid advancement of electronic health records (EHR) comes the opportunity to improve patient care and manage healthcare delivery in more efficient and less cost prohibitive ways. As data systems and technologies evolve, protecting the privacy and security of health information and ensuring the integrity of EHRs is critical. EHR features such as cut and paste or "clone" capability, drop-down menus, and remote access ease administrative burdens on providers and should support better quality of care. If not implemented and monitored effectively, however, these features can lead to a number of unintended consequences (e.g., inaccurate data, authentication failures, breach incidents, or misdiagnoses). This webinar will focus on key integrity issues providers face and practical tips for avoiding common pitfalls. The panelists will also touch on enforcement and oversight of EHR standards, including the Privacy and Security Rules and best practices for maintaining accurate data and, in turn, patient trust.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    With the rapid advancement of electronic health records (EHR) comes the opportunity to improve patient care and manage healthcare delivery in more efficient and less cost prohibitive ways.  As data systems and technologies evolve, protecting the privacy and security of health information and ensuring the integrity of EHRs is critical. EHR features such as cut and paste or "clone" capability, drop-down menus, and remote access ease administrative burdens on providers and should support better quality of care.  If not implemented and monitored effectively, however, these features can lead to a number of unintended consequences (e.g., inaccurate data, authentication failures, breach incidents, or misdiagnoses).  This webinar will focus on key integrity issues providers face and practical tips for avoiding common pitfalls.  The panelists will also touch on enforcement and oversight of EHR standards, including the Privacy and Security Rules and best practices for maintaining accurate data and, in turn, patient trust.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $100
    • Non-AHLA Member: $200

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • PI Committee
    • Health Information and Technology Practice Group 
    • Regulation, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group

    Susan Bowman

    Senior Director

    Coding Policy and Compliance
    AHIMA

    Meg McElroy, RHIA, MBA

    Clinical IS Program Manager

    Ascension Information Systems

    Lorrain Possanza, JD

    Director

    Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety ECRI Institute

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • Medicare Enrollment Actions and Appeals: What You Need to Know to Prevent and Address a Medicare Enrollment Denial, Deactivation or Revocation - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 04/18/2018

    This webinar will discuss Medicare enrollment actions and appeals including the grounds for denials, deactivations and revocations; applicable appeal processes, including corrective action plans, reconsideration requests, and ALJ and DAB review; and practical considerations, best practices and lessons learned.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    This webinar will discuss Medicare enrollment actions and appeals including the grounds for denials, deactivations and revocations; applicable appeal processes, including corrective action plans, reconsideration requests, and ALJ and DAB review; and practical considerations, best practices and lessons learned.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area. 

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Accreditation, Certification, and Enrollment Affinity Group

    Co-sponsoring AHLA Groups:

    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • With The Best Intentions: Recent Fraud and Abuse Issues Surrounding Waiver of Patient Co-Pays and the Provision of Free Patient Transportation - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 04/16/2018

    Overview of the current state of the law, regulations, and guidance with regard to: (i) waivers of co-payments/patient responsibilities and (ii) the provision of free patient transportation.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Overview of the current state of the law, regulations, and guidance with regard to: (i) waivers of co-payments/patient responsibilities and (ii) the provision of free patient transportation.

    • Review of recent cases and settlements involving waivers of co-payments/patient responsibilities
    • Analysis of the evolution of the government’s guidance regarding the provision of free patient transportation, culminating in the Final December 2016 Transportation Safe Harbor to the Anti-Kickback Statute
    • Insight into how providers are dealing with these issues, as they balance patient access with state and federal requirements
    • With takes from various perspectives, including the government, in-house, and law firm viewpoints.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.  

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Fraud and Abuse Practice Group

    Susan Edwards

    Senior Counsel

    Office of Counsel to the Inspector General
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington, D.C.

    Scott Richardson

    VP, Associate General Counsel

    LifePoint Health

    John D. Barry

    Associate

    Epstein, Becker & Green
    Newark, NJ
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • Medical Staff Rules, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures: Maximizing the Role of Medical Services Professionals and Staff Attorneys, Part IV (Intermediate) - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 03/28/2018

    Part IV of this 5-part series will examine the respective roles of counsel and Medical Services Professionals in connection with key issues involved in the employment of medical staff members including "economic credentialing" and disciplinary action.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic: Employed Providers

    Part IV of this 5-part series will examine the respective roles of counsel and Medical Services Professionals in connection with key issues involved in the employment of medical staff members including "economic credentialing" and disciplinary action. 

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Groups:

    • Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Practice Group
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    Sponsoring Organization:

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    Brian C. Betner

    Attorney

    Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman PC
    Indianapolis, IN
    Bio

    Marlene Yates, RN, MSN, CPMSM, CPCS

    Director, Medical Staff Affairs

    Cone Health
    Greensboro, NC
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at pgs@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • Real Estate Issues Impacting Hospitals and Health Systems, Part III (Intermediate)- On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 03/23/2018

    Part III will focus on recent regulations, decisions and issues impacting reimbursement and other considerations hospitals and health systems take into account for long term strategic planning. Some of highlights include: an analytical look into CMS regional offices' responses for on-campus determinations; practical advice on addressing co-location issues; and considerations for grandfathered on-campus locations reliant on leasing arrangements.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic: On-Campus Determinations and other Real Estate Related Reimbursement Issues Impacting Health Systems  

    Part III will focus on recent regulations, decisions and issues impacting reimbursement and other considerations hospitals and health systems take into account for long term strategic planning.  Some of highlights include: an analytical look into CMS regional offices' responses for on-campus determinations; practical advice on addressing co-location issues; and considerations for grandfathered on-campus locations reliant on leasing arrangements.  

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area. 

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Real Estate Affinity Group         

    Co-sponsoring AHLA Groups:

    • Academic Medical Centers and Teaching Hospitals Practice Group 
    • Business Law and Governance Practice Group 
    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
    • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
    • Fair Market Value Affinity Group

    Claire Turcotte

    Partner

    Bricker & Eckler LLP
    Cincinnati, OH
    Bio

    ​Kyle A. Vasquez

    Counsel

    Polsinelli PC
    Chicago, IL
    Bio

    Rene M. Larkin (Moderator)

    Attorney

    Hall Render
    Denver, CO
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at pgs@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • Real Estate Issues Impacting Hospitals and Health Systems, All Parts (Intermediate) - On Demand Recording

    This three-part webinar series offers an overview of important areas including real estate leasing and Stark Law best practices for hospital and health systems; tax considerations for tax exempt hospitals; and on-campus determinations and other real estate related reimbursement issues impacting health systems.

    Time (All Sessions): 90 minutes
    Sessions Format: On Demand Recording

    This three-part webinar series offers an overview of important areas including real estate leasing and Stark Law best practices for hospital and health systems; tax considerations for tax exempt hospitals; and on-campus determinations and other real estate related reimbursement issues impacting health systems.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area. 

    • AHLA Member:$375
    • AHLA Non-Member: $700

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Real Estate Affinity Group         

    Co-sponsoring AHLA Groups:

    • Academic Medical Centers and Teaching Hospitals Practice Group 
    • Business Law and Governance Practice Group 
    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
    • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
    • Fair Market Value Affinity Group

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at pgsce@healthlawyers.org.

    Live Webinars

    Live webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    • For attorneys licensed in states in which live distance learning programs are approved and AHLA possesses approved provider/sponsor status: AHLA webinars are pre-approved for CLE credit. Certificates of completion are made available immediately following the webinar upon completion of the course evaluation. Those states are: Indiana, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
    • For attorneys licensed in states in which live distance learning programs are approved and AHLA does not possess approved provider/sponsor status: participants are able to apply directly to their state accrediting body for approval for and accreditation of AHLA-sponsored webinars. The application and agenda are available for download during the live event and any time thereafter; certificates of completion are made available immediately following the webinar upon completion of the course evaluation.
    • In states in which live distance learning programs are not approved, it is still possible to obtain CLE credit by applying directly to the state's accrediting body for “self-study" credit where applicable.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA webinars are only presumptively approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at pgsce@healthlawyers.org.

  • The Impact of Tax Reform: Guiding Ourselves and Our Clients to Understanding and Success, PT II - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 03/26/2018

    Relatively unscathed in 1986, the last time our federal tax rules were overhauled comprehensively, tax-exempt organizations have been in the crosshairs of Congress's tax-writing committees for many years. As with any legislative vehicle, there are opportunities for winners and losers. Make no mistake: tax-exempt healthcare organizations are losers under the Act. Eliminating the estate tax's reach and doubling the standard deduction will challenge revenue-strapped organizations seeking charitable contributions. The Act toughens the Unrelated Business Income Tax—​or UBIT—​rules, introduces a new executive compensation excise tax, and eliminates tax-exempt advance refunding bonds and tax credit bonds issued after December 31, 2017. This panel of experts will help us find the silver lining, if any, in tax reform and prepare us for the future.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic: Tax Reform's Impact on Tax-Exempt Healthcare Organizations: No Rest for the Weary

    Relatively unscathed in 1986, the last time our federal tax rules were overhauled comprehensively, tax-exempt organizations have been in the crosshairs of Congress's tax-writing committees for many years.  As with any legislative vehicle, there are opportunities for winners and losers.  Make no mistake: tax-exempt healthcare organizations are losers under the Act.  Eliminating the estate tax's reach and doubling the standard deduction will challenge revenue-strapped organizations seeking charitable contributions.  The Act toughens the Unrelated Business Income Tax—or UBIT—rules, introduces a new executive compensation excise tax, and eliminates tax-exempt advance refunding bonds and tax credit bonds issued after December 31, 2017.  This panel of experts will help us find the silver lining, if any, in tax reform and prepare us for the future.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Business Law & Governance Practice Group
    • Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group 
    • In-House Counsel Practice Group 
    • Labor and Employment Practice Group 
    • Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group 
    • Physician Organizations Practice Group 
    • Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at dl@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.

  • Turning “Can We Do This?” into “We Can Do This!: Navigating Compliance, Part IV - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 03/22/2018

    Part IV of this 5-part series will examine the uncertain path to accountable care for rural, academic and Safety Net hospitals.​​

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic: Navigating Finance and Regulatory Compliance Challenges for Safety Net Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers

    Part IV of this 5-part series will examine the uncertain path to accountable care for rural, academic and Safety Net hospitals.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Group:

    • Public Health System Affinity Group

    Co-sponsoring AHLA Groups:

    • Academic Medical Centers and Teaching Hospitals Practice Group
    • Hospitals and Health Systems PG

    Jim Daniel, Esq.

    Director

    Hancock Daniel
    Richmond, VA
    Bio

    Michele P. Madison, Esq.

    Partner

    Morris, Manning & Martin
    Atlanta, GA
    Bio

    Christine Burke Worthen, Esq.

    VP, Contracting Operations

    Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems
    Brewer, ME
    Bio

    Kathryn Appleton, RN

    Transitional Care Director

    Effingham Health System

    Jamie Boyington Rogers, LCSW, MBA

    Director of Community Care Services and Behavioral Health

    Beacon Health, LLC
    Banger, ME
    Bio

    Kim Ruark (Moderator)

    Counsel

    BakerHostetler
    Atlanta, GA
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at pgs@healthlawyers.org.

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  • Medical Staff Rules, Regulations, Policies, and Procedures: Maximizing the Role of Medical Services Professionals and Staff Attorneys, Part III (Intermediate) - On Demand Recording

    Recorded On: 03/20/2018

    Part III of this five-part webinar series will examine what every Medical Services Professional (MSP) should know about national trends in litigation and reporting peer review to a Patient Safety Organization (PSO), and the respective roles of counsel and MSPs in connection with the organizational decision to participate in a PSO.

    Time: 90 minutes
    Session Format: On Demand Recording

    Topic:  Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act

    Part III of this five-part webinar series will examine what every Medical Services Professional (MSP) should know about national trends in litigation and reporting peer review to a Patient Safety Organization (PSO), and the respective roles of counsel and MSPs in connection with the organizational decision to participate in a PSO.

    Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

    Intermediate-level programs generally offer focused discussions regarding common legal issues pertaining to the program topic. Intermediate programs include legal updates and changes in the law. Speakers will assume the audience has a working knowledge of this specialty of health law, and there will be limited review of the fundamentals. This program is designed to provide a targeted, comprehensive analysis of the subject matter for those practicing law in this specialty for three to seven years and/or those whose practice is periodically focused in the covered subject area.

    • AHLA Member: $145
    • Non-AHLA Member: $275

    Sponsoring AHLA Groups:

    • Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Practice Group
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    Sponsoring Organization:

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    Diane Meldi, MBA, CPCS, CPMSM

    Executive Director, Medical Staff Services

    Mercy Health
    Springfield, MO
    Bio

    ​Michael R. Callahan

    Partner

    Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
    Chicago, IL
    Bio

    On-Demand+CLE Webinars

    On-Demand+CLE webinars are eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit and are approved in every state with mandatory CLE requirements for attorneys unless otherwise specified. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    On-Demand Webinars

    Offerings designated as “On-Demand" differ from those designated as “On-Demand+CLE" in that they are CLE-ineligible. However, CLE credit may be obtained by applying directly to the attorney's state accrediting body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said accrediting body and subject to its rules and regulations. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State for details regarding specific state guidelines.

    Other, Non-CLE Credits

    AHLA On-Demand+CLE webinars are only approved for CLE credits unless otherwise stated. To obtain other credit types (Continuing Professional Education, Compliance Certification Board, Nursing Home Administrator, etc.) participants may apply directly their desired licensing body, but approval is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of said licensing body and subject to its rules and regulations.

    For additional information about Distance Learning-related credits, please email the Practice Groups staff at pgs@healthlawyers.org.

    It is recommended that you use a high speed/broadband internet connect (Wifi is not recommended), a PC with Windows and Internet Explorer 11 or higher. If you are using a Mac, please use the Safari web browser.