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

    Summer/Fall 2016

    A Message from the Section Chair
    Raul A. Tabora Jr.

    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 Law Journals
    For Your Information

    Special Edition: DSRIP Performing Provider Systems
    Laurie Cohen, Special Edition Editor

    DSRIP Performing Provider Systems: Who They Are and What They Are Doing

    Governance Issues in New York State's Delivery System Reform Incentive Program
    Jeffrey C. Thrope

    Antitrust Issues Under the New DSRIP Process
    David J. Oakley and Martin J. Thompson

    Compliance in an Era of Federal and State Health Reform: Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole
    Tracy E. Miller

    The SHIN-NY Enables PPSs and Other Health Care Systems to Achieve Clinical Integration
    Jonathan Karmel

    Confidentiality and Patient Issues Related to the Sharing of Substance Use Disorder Information with DSRIP and Performing Provider Systems (PPSs)
    Robert A. Kent, Trisha Schell-Guy and Mark S. Boss

    DSRIP: NY Medicaid Program's Transition to Value Based Payment Arrangements
    Laurie Cohen, Michael Taubin and JoAnna Nicholson

    Feature Article
    Excerpts from Recommendations for Amending the Family Health Care Decisions Act to Include Health Care Decisions for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Patients in or Transferred from Mental Health Facilities
    NY Task Force on Life and Law, Special Advisory Committee

    Section Matters
    Newsflash: What’s Happening in the Section