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Health Care Transactions 


April 10-11, 2014
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville
Nashville, TN
In association with Nashville Council for Health Care Attorneys

Program Description
The Health Care Transactions Program is a unique opportunity to learn latest commercial developments, strategies and deal forecasts from noted experts. Gain insight into the business and legal issues involving contemporary health care business transactions, including emerging care models, M&A trends, financing techniques, deal risk management strategies, post integration lessons, and many more. The program will also present a unique opportunity to network with leading healthcare executives, attorneys, investment bankers, valuation experts and other healthcare consultants and advisors from across the country, who are recognized deal-makers and shakers in the healthcare community. Adam Feinstein, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Planning at LabCorp, has agreed to be this year's Keynote Speaker.

Program Materials
We will not automatically be printing binders for everyone. All materials will be available on a website prior to the program and handed out on a flash drive at the program. For those who still do want the binder they will be available for an additional fee; please order on the registration form.

Practice Group Luncheon
The Business Law and Governance Practice Group will hold a luncheon presentation, sponsored by Carnahan Group, on Thursday, April 10. 

Title: Saying No to the Transaction
Speakers: Lisa Diehl Vandecaveye, Corporate Vice President Legal Affairs, Botsford Health Care, Farmington Hills, MI and Cynthia F. Wisner, Associate Counsel, Trinity Health, Livonia, MI

The Accountable Care Organizations Task Force and the Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group will hold a luncheon presentation, sponsored by Towers Watson, on Friday, April 11.

Title: ACOs: The Year in Review—Hot Topics, Developments of the Past Year, and Prognostications for the Future
Speakers: Robert F. Leibenluft, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC; Sarah Swank, Principal, Ober|Kaler, Washington, DC; and Stephen M. Weiner, Member, Mintz Levin,Boston, MA

Please note: There is an additional fee, pre-registration is required, and space is limited for the luncheon.

Continuing Education Credit Information

CLE: This program will be worth approximately 11.0 credits for 60-minute states (including 1.0 ethics credit) and approximately 13.2 credits for 50-minute states (including 1.2 ethics credit). Participants will be given CLE Request forms at the program. Forms must be completed and returned to AHLA staff to receive credit. The sessions, unless otherwise designated, are intermediate to advanced in level.

CPE: This seminar will be worth approximately 13.0 CPE credits. AHLA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. NASBA's web site is located at www.nasba.org.

This program is designed to be an update on developments in the area of health care transactions. There are no prerequisites or advanced preparations required to register for this group live program. Those seeking accounting credits should be familiar with the basic concepts of law and terminology associated with this area in order to obtain the full educational benefit of this program.

Hotel Information
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
2100 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 320-1700
Reservations Phone: (800) 336-3335
Online Reservations

Room Rates: $209 for single/double occupancy
Hotel Cut-off Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. When making reservations, please indicate that you are with the American Health Lawyers Association; the room block may sell out prior to hotel cut-off date. 

Travel Information
Official Travel Provider – ATC (Association Travel Concepts) 

Discounts and Services:

  • 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased more than 30 days prior to the meeting. Restrictions apply and not all classes of service apply for the 5% discount. (United Airlines, Delta).
  • Personalized services.
  • Low fare options.
  • Discounted meeting rates (Enterprise, Hertz, Dollar Rentals)
  • Advanced seat assignment and special meal requests. Frequent flier program updates

Some restrictions may apply. Discounts apply between April 5-14. *Service fees apply to ticketed reservations. You may also call your own agency or the vendors directly and refer to the ID numbers.

Cancellations must be received in writing by April 4, 2014. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the cutoff date. Registration fee, minus the $125 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program. If you wish to send a substitute, need more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies please call (202) 833-1100 prompt #5. Note that the registration fee is based on the AHLA membership status of the individual who actually attends the program.

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AHLA/NCHCA Member: $820
Group Member: $745
Non-Member: $1045

Printed Course Materials: $45

Academic or Government Member: $420
Academic or Government Non-Member: $495

In-House Counsel and Solo Practitioner Member: $100 off

Students: $150

One-Day Member: $350
One-Day Non-Member: $450

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The following companies will be exhibiting at this year's program:

  • Altegra Health
  • Carnahan Group
  • CBIZ Healthcare Valuation
  • Coker Group
  • Decosimo
  • HealthCare Appraisers, Inc.
  • Huron Business Advisory 
  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting
  • PYA
  • Somerset CPAs, PC
  • Spectrum Health Partners, LLC


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