Health Law Journal

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    The Health Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care. Also included are regular features on recent cases, legislation and publications, as well as updates on Section activities. Edited by Robert N. Swidler, Esq., the Health Law Journal is published by the Health Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    The Journal is published as a benefit for members of the Health Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
    © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 1530-3926 (print) ISSN 1933-8406 (online)

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Spring 2016

    A Message from the Section Chair
    Kenneth R. Larywon

    Regular Features
    In the New York State Courts
    In the New York State Legislature
    In the New York State Agencies
    New York State Fraud, Abuse and Compliance Developments
    In the Journals


    Bioethics and the Law: Trends and Future Directions
    Mary Beth Morrissey and Wendy J. Luftig

    Aid in Dying: A Terminally Ill Patient's Right to Choose
    The Past, Present and Future: New York State Law and Beyond
    Ruth Scheuer, R.N., DrPH, J.D.

    Appendix A: Aid in Dying Bills Comparison of Four State Laws

    Appendix B: Current State-by-State Citations of Proposed AID Analysis

    Appendix C: Comparison of Selected Aid in Dying Provisions in Five Countries

    Appendix D: Aid in Dying Bills Currently Before the New York State Senate and Assembly March 2016

    Removing a Patient from Your Practice: A Physician's Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
    Eve Green Koopersmith and Samantha N. Tomey

    Patients, Providers, Projects, Incentive Payments and Conflicts: The Role of Mediation and Arbitration in Meeting DSRIP PPS Objectives
    Joan Hogarth

    Medicare Revalidations: Improvements and Cautions
    Carolyn Jacoby Gabbay, Lindsay Maleson, Kristen Marotta

    Section Matters
    Newsflash: What’s Happening in the Section