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Annual Meeting


June 29-July 1, 2009
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, DC

Program Description

As the culmination of AHLA's educational year, the Annual Meeting provides a forum for networking and interaction with colleagues, friends, and family as well as an outstanding educational event. Throughout the program, members attend breakout sessions on various topics delivered by leading private practitioners, in-house counsel and government representatives, spend time networking with colleagues at the breakfasts, Practice Group luncheons and receptions and enjoy all that Washington, DC has to offer.

This year's Keynote Address will be given by Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius. Following the Keynote Address will be Donald Berwick, President and CEO of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement. The plenary session also includes an Annual Meeting highlight: Year in Review. This session provides a comprehensive look at significant statutory, regulatory and case law developments from the past twelve months and discuss their practical implications. There are more than 35 sessions on a broad range of health law topics in the areas of fraud and abuse, antitrust, tax, hospital issues, payor and plan issues, physician issues, business transactions, life sciences, and reimbursement, such as:

  • Health Reform and the New Administration
  • The Challenging Economic Environment for Healthcare Facilities and Providers
  • Opportunities and Challenges in Electronic Medical Records
  • Advanced Issues in Payor/Provider Contracting
  • Executive Compensation

The program begins Monday, June 29 at 8:00 am and ends Wednesday, July 1 at 3:40 pm. View the Annual Meeting Schedule.


For additional information, view the following webpages:


 Program Brochure


2009 In-House Counsel Program and Annual Meeting


 Materials and Recordings


Information on ordering the program materials and webinar recordings is available in our bookstore.


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