Health Law Section Meeting

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Total MCLE Credits: 7.00 (Professional Practice 6.00, Ethics 1.00)
Gramercy, 2nd Floor


Committee Breakfast Meetings
7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Nassau, 2nd Floor 

MCLE Program - View Program    
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Gramercy, 2nd Floor

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Nassau, 2nd Floor 

Lawrence R. Faulkner., Esq.
ARC of Westchester

Jane Bello Burke, Esq.
Hodgson Russ LLP

Margaret J. Davino, Esq.
Fox Rothschild LLP
New York City

Sandra C. Maliszewski, Esq.
Advantage Care Physicians
New York City

9:00– 9:10 a.m. 
Welcoming Remarks and Introduction
Lawrence R. Faulkner, Esq., Health Law Section Chair
Jane Bello Burke, Esq., Program Co-Chair
Margaret J. Davino, Esq., Program Co-Chair 
Sandra C. Maliszewski, Esq., Program Co-Chair

9:10– 10:00 a.m.
Legislative Update: State and Federal, Including Affordable Care Act (1 credit in Professional Practice)
James W. Lytle, Esq., Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Albany

10:00– 10:50 a.m.
Some Headline Issues in Legal Ethics (1 credit in Ethics)
Stephen Gillers, Esq., Professor, New York University School of Law, New York City

10:50– 11:05 a.m.
Refreshment Break

11:05– 11:55 a.m.
Areas of Interest and Focus in Healthcare Fraud for the U.S. Department of Justice (1 credit in Professional Practice)
A. Brendan Stewart, Esq., Assistant Chief, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

11:55 a.m.– 12:45 p.m.
Cybersecurity, HIPAA, Ransomware and New York's New Cybersecurity Regulations (1 credit in Professional Practice)
Mitze Amoroso, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ArchCare, New York City
Noreen Gleason, Director of Corporate Security, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Princeton, NJ
Tim Howard, Esq., Cybercrime Coordinator and Assistant U.S Attorney, Southern District of New York
Peter Resnick, Vice President, Forensic Services, Charles River Associates, Boston, MA
Francis J. Serbaroli, Esq., Greenberg Traurig LLP, New York City

12:45– 2:00 p.m.

2:00– 2:50 p.m.
A Year in Litigation: Overview of Legal Challenges to 2017 Federal Executive Actions and Legislation (1 credit in Professional Practice)
Laura Alfredo, Esq., Greater New York Hospital Association, New York City

2:50– 3:40 p.m.
The Future of Long Term Care, Including Assisted Living, Home Care and Legal Issues (1 credit in Professional Practice)
Robert Borsody, Premier Senior Living, LLC, New York City
Emina Poricanin, Esq., Hodgson Russ LLP, Buffalo

3:40– 4:30 p.m.
Updates in Health IT: Fraud, Waste and Abuse Implications of Misusing HIT/EHRs, and How HIPAA Business Associates' Sharing Data for Research and Other Impacts Covered Entities (1 credit in Professional Practice)
Veda M. Collmer, Esq., WebPT, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

The Nominating Committee of the Health Law Section announces its candidates for the following Section officers: Chair-elect, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer.
Chair: Robert A. Hussar (elected last year)
Chair-Elect: Hermes Fernandez
Vice-Chair: Karen L.I. Gallinari
Secretary: Anoush Koroghlian Scott
Treasurer: Nathan G. Prystowsky


Under New York’s MCLE rule, this MCLE Full Day Program has been approved for a total of 7 credit hours consisting of 6 credits in Professional Practice and 1 credit in Ethics. This program will NOT qualify for credit for newly-admitted attorneys because it is not a basic practical skills program.

Discounts and Scholarships: New York State Bar Association members and non-members may apply for a discount or scholarship to attend this program, based on financial hardship. This discount applies to the educational portion of the program only. Under this policy, any member of our Association or non-member who has a genuine basis for their hardship, if approved, can receive a discount or scholarship, depending on the circumstances. Request for discounts or scholarships must be received prior to January 12th, 2018. For more details, please contact Lori Nicoll in writing at New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, New York 12207 or

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities:  NYSBA welcomes participation by individuals with disabilities. NYSBA is committed to complying with all applicable laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals on the basis of disability in the full and equal enjoyment of its goods, services, programs, activities, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations. To request auxiliary aids or services or if you have any questions regarding accessibility, please contact Lori Nicoll at 518-487-5563.

For overnight room accommodations, please call the New York Hilton Midtown at 1-800-445-8667 and identify yourself as a member of the New York State Bar Association. The rate will be based on room selection (single/double occupancy) and arrival/departure dates with additional taxes and hotel fees. The discounted rate for January 21st and January 22nd is $179 per night. The discounted rate for January 23rd through January 28th is $229 per night. A rate of $209 will be offered to those with overlapping dates. Reservations must be made before December 29, 2017 by calling the New York Hilton Midtown directly at 800-445-8667 or online at

For questions about this specific program, please contact Lori Nicoll at 518-487-5563. For registration questions only, please call the Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452. Fax registration form to 518-463-5993.