Distance Learning

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

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

Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Format: Live Webinar
Topic: Interoperability and Data Sharing: Emerging Issues and Trends   

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.  

Note: No CLE offered for this course.

Sponsoring AHLA Group: 

  • AHLA Public Interest Committee

​Michael M. Michetti

Counsel

Cleveland Clinic
Beachwood, OH

​Ryan A. Sobel

Senior Associate

Squire Patton Boggs
Cleveland, OH
Bio

​Gregory J. Viviani

Partner

Squire Patton Boggs
Cleveland, OH
Bio

​Jeffrey J. Wedel

Partner

Squire Patton Boggs
Cleveland, OH
Bio

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