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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Albany | New York State Bar Association | Live & Webcast Red
1 Elk Street | Albany, NY | 12207
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | NYC | New York Society of Security Analysts | Live
1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036

7.0 MCLE Credits: 7.0 Professional Practice

Program Chair
Joel L. Hodes, Esq. |  
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP | Albany

Local Chairs
Ari J. Markenson | Winston & Strawn LLP | New York City
Lee Hessberg, Esq. 
| Albany Medical Center | Albany
Matthew Jones, Esq. 
| Albany Medical Center | Albany

Health Law Section 
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Health Law Section Chair
Lawrence R. Faulkner, Esq. |
Arc of Westchester | Hawthorne

Click here to view the Fundamentals of Health Law CLE program series brochure

Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Live Webcast Option is Available: Wednesday, November 15, 2017*
If you cannot watch the webcast at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.

Program Agenda & Faculty

The New York State Bar Association’s Health Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present Fundamentals of Health Law.  

Designed for attorneys either entering into health law practice or interested in learning more about this dynamic field of practice, this program will provide a framework for understanding a wide range of health law issues.  Experienced practitioners looking to expand their ability to represent clients in the health care industry will also benefit from this seminar’s overview of the multifaceted field of health law.  Recent developments in the health care industry will also be discussed.

The seminar will cover legal issues involving health care providers, payors and consumers. Topics covered will include fundamentals of reimbursement, conditions of participation and operating regulations, HIPAA and confidentiality of health information, health care decision making, fraud and abuse, and regulatory compliance.

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. - Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions

Remarks by Lawrence Faulkner, Esq. (Albany) and Mishka Woodley, Esq. (NYC)

9:10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. - Healthcare Providers – Statutory and Regulatory Issues (2.0 MCLE Credits: Professional Practice)

Speaker: Jerome Levy, Esq. | Duane Morris LLP | New York, NY

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. - Healthcare Payors – Statutory and Regulatory Issues (1.0 MCLE Credit: Professional Practice)

Albany: Nancy Sever, Esq. | Hinman Straub Attorneys at Law | Albany

New York: Kevin J. Malone, Esq. | Epstein Becker Green | Washington, D.C.

11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Healthcare Consumers – Statutory and Regulatory Issues (1.5 MCLE Credit: Professional Practice)

Albany: Anoush Koroghlian Scott, Esq. | Jackson Lewis P.C. | Albany

New York: Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey, Esq. MPH, PhD | West Harrison, NY

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. - Healthcare Compliance and Fraud and Abuse (1.5 MCLE Credit: Professional Practice)

Albany: Robert Hussar, Esq. | Barclay Damon LLP | Albany

New York: Steven J. Chananie, Esq. | Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP | New York , NY 

3:30 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. - Refreshment Break

3:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. HIPAA/HITECH (Albany/Webcast) 
                                     The Practice of Health Law Roundtable (NYC)
                                     (1 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice)

Albany: Kurt E. Bratten, Esq. | O'Connell and Aronowitz Attorneys at Law | Albany 

New York: Salvatore J. Russo, Esq. | NYC Health + Hospitals Legal Affairs | New York, NY
                  Steven Chananie, Esq. | Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP | New York , NY
                  Margaret Davino, Esq. | Fox Rothschild LLP | New York, NY
                  Peter Armstrong Egan, Esq. | Nixon Peabody LLP | New York, NY
                  Thomas G. Merrill, Esq. | NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene | New York, NY

NYSBA Members: $175

Health Law Section Members: $140
Non-Members: $ 275

Interested in registering more than one attorney?
Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for our 20% Group Discount.

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