Sara Rosenbaum, School of Public Health, George Washington Univ; Amy Hooper Kearbey, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
The District of Columbia Bar Association has scheduled a five-part series examining all aspects of healthcare law. The sessions begin on Tuesday, January 10 and will be held on consecutive Tuesdays, January, 17, 24, 31 and February 7. All five programs begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 9:15 p.m. and are located at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K. Street, NW.
This series will introduce the multifaceted field of health law. It is designed for lawyers interested in health law practice and will provide an overview of representation of clients in the healthcare industry. The faculty will highlight provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Part one, Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System, will provide an overview of the U.S. healthcare system, including key areas of federal and state regulation. The faculty includes Sara Rosenbaum, School of Public Health and Health Service, George Washington University, and Amy Hooper Kearbey, McDermott Will & Emery LLP.
Part two will examine the changing face of Medicare including financing, coverage, and provider/supplier participation. The instructors are Christopher P. Dean and Alan J. Arville of Ober|Kaler.
The third part looks at Medicaid, focusing on eligibility, benefits and provider and plan payment administration. Among the speakers are Adam J. Falcone, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP and Judy Solomon, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Part four will review compliance and privacy issues and give an overview of key healthcare laws and fraud and abuse statutes, with a specific focus on federal enforcement initiatives. The faculty includes Barbara H. Ryland, Crowell & Moring LLP and Heidi A. Sorensen, Foley & Lardner LLP.
The final segment features healthcare transactions and managed care contracting and will examine the various issues in healthcare transactions and uncertainties in transactions due to Stark II regulations. This session will focus on the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on managed-care arrangements. The speakers are Cathy Zeman Scheineson, McDermott Will & Emery LLP and Patricia M. Wagner, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
To register for the series visit www.dcbar.org or call (202) 626-3488.