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Annual Meeting Schedule

 

Saturday, June 25, 2011

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Registration and Information

Sunday, June 26, 2011

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration and Information

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception sponsored by Applied Discovery, Inc.
(attendees, faculty and registered adult, teen and youth guests welcome)

Monday, June 27, 2011

7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration and Information

6:00 - 7:00 am

Exercise Classes
(attendees and guest welcome; pre-registration required)

7:00 - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast
(attendees, faculty and registered adult, teen and youth guests welcome)

8:00 am - 12:15 pm

General Session sponsored by FTI Healthcare
8:00-8:15 am
Welcome and State of the Association
Richard L. Shackelford, AHLA President

8:15-9:00 am
Keynote Address
Jeffrey Toobin

9:00-9:45 am
Keynote Address
Kenneth T. Cuccinelli

9:45-10:30 am
Keynote Address
Deval Patrick

10:45 am-12:15 pm
Year in Review
Beth Schermer, Jack S. Schroder, Jr

12:30 - 1:45 pm

Lunch on your own or attend one of the Practice Group Luncheons
(additional fee; limited attendance; pre-registration required)

2:00 - 3:00 pm

A. Healthcare Antitrust: Getting Down to Basics (not repeated)
Robert F. Leibenluft, Christine L. White

B. Financing Issues for Healthcare Providers and Companies (not repeated)
Deborah Gordon, Lisa Lenderman

C. Managed Care Litigation: Recent Developments and Future Trends for Payors and Providers
James W. Boswell, Brian R. Stimson

D. The Law and Economics of Pay for Performance, Bundled Payments and Shared Savings
Robert G. Homchick, Albert D. Hutzler

E. Building a Culture of Collaboration from the Ground Up
Kenneth H. Cohn, Peter A. Pavarini

F. Consequences of Closing a Hospital
Dennis M. Barry, Michael L. Silhol, Kenya S. Woodruff

G. U nanticipated Consequences and Unexpected Challenges from the New Privacy and Security Rules
Marc D. Goldstone, Kirk J. Nahra 

3:15 - 4:15 pm

H. Hot Topics in Long Term Care (not repeated)
Barbara J. Duffy, Joanne R. Lax

J. Powerful Hospital and Powerful Payor: What is the Antitrust Diagnosis? (not repeated)
Toby G. Singer (Moderator), David A. Argue, Joseph Miller, Peter Mucchetti, Matthew J. Reilly

K. Fair Market Value: What’s Fair and Is It Commercially Reasonable
Gregory D. Anderson, John R. Holdenried

L. Medical Necessity: Case Study Regarding Physician Services in Hospitals
Timothy P. Blanchard, Holley Thames Lutz

M. Fraud and Abuse – The Year in Review
Catherine A. Martin, Lewis Morris

N. The New Healthcare: Where Are We Shopping for Quality – Filene’s or Neiman's?
Robin Locke Nagele, Sidney S. Welch

O. Hot Topics in Labor and Employment
John E. Lyncheski, Bruce I. Petrie

4:30 - 5:30 pm

P. Building a Culture of Inclusion within Your Work Environment
(not repeated)
David E. Matyas, Dorthula H. Powell-Woodson

Q. The Culture Change of Life and Death: Will Health Reform, Demographics and the Economy Bring It About? (not repeated)
J. Andrew Billings, David Magnus, Harvey M. Tettlebaum

R. Special Legal Ethics Concerns for the Healthcare Lawyer
Harry M. Brown

S. Counseling Clients in an Environment of Increased Enforcement
Roann Nichols, Michael W. Paddock

T. Won’t You Come In and Stay Awhile: Hospital/Physician Alignment Strategies
Clevonne M. Jacobs, William H. Thompson

U. Current Concerns in Clinical Research
Eve M. Brunts

E. Building a Culture of Collaboration from the Ground Up (repeat)

6:15-7:30 pm

New Member, First Time Attendee, and Young Professional Reception
Sponsored by Carnahan Group

6:15-7:30 pm Celebrating Diversity and Inclusiveness Reception

6:45 - 10:00 pm

Reception at Fenway Park sponsored by AHLA Member Law Firms/Organizations
(attendees, faculty and registered adult, teen and youth guests welcome; transportation will be provided)

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration and Information

7:00 - 8:45 am

Continental Breakfast and Meet the AHLA Leaders
(attendees, faculty and registered adult, teen and youth guests welcome)

7:00-8:00 am
Networking Discussion Group Breakfasts

8:15 - 9:45 am

Extended Sessions

V. M&A Activity in the Healthcare Sector: What's Hot and How Not to Get Burned
Edward S. Fishman, Paul G. Neumann, James F. Owens

W. Emergence of Self-Reporting Obligations: Self-Disclosure Under the OIG and CMS Protocols
Troy Barsky, Steven E. Clifton, S. Craig Holden, Tony R. Maida

X. Integrated Delivery Systems: Perspectives from the Government Agencies
Susan D. DeSanti, Gail Kursh, Catherine E. Livingston, Terri L. Postma, Vicki L. Robinson

Y. Impact of ACOs on Physician/ Provider Membership Decisions
Ann M. Bittinger, Christi J. Braun , Michael R. Callahan, Richard Sheff

Z. Governance Best Practices for Physicians Compensation and Contracting
Kevin G. McAnaney, Kimberly A. Mobley, Claire M. Turcotte

AA. Medicare Parts A, B, C and D Regulatory Reimbursement Update: A Look Back and Ahead
Barry D. Alexander, Robert J. Hill, Wendy L. Krasner, Eric Zimmerman

BB. Understanding the Legal, Operational and Financial Implications of Pursuing an ACO Strategy
Carol Carden, Gary Scott Davis, Douglas A. Hastings

10:00 - 11:00 am

CC. Pharma and Device Update and Prognostication: A Regulatory/Fraud and Abuse Year in Review and a Prediction of Things to Come
(not repeated)
Elizabeth Carder-Thompson

DD. The Era of Individual Accountability – Is a Liability Hailstorm on the Way? (not repeated)
Gregory Demske, Kathleen McDermott

EE. Government Options for Collecting Medicare Overpayments
Joan P. Dailey, Judith A. Waltz

FF. Healthcare Antitrust Enforcement Initiatives in the Obama Administration – Two Years In
Douglas C. Ross (Moderator), Richard A. Feinstein, Joshua Soven

GG. Marcus Welby, MD Revisited: Patient Centered Medical Home
Jolee Hancock Bollinger, John M. Kirsner

F. Consequences of Closing a Hospital (repeat)

G. Unanticipated Consequences and Unexpected Challenges from the New Privacy and Security Rules (repeat)

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

HH. Legal Ethics: The Lawyer’s Role in Assisting with Internal and External Investigations (not repeated)
Kevin M. Wood

JJ. How to Conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment... and What to Do with It
Gerald M. Griffith, Catherine E. Livingston, Paul Stange

L. Medical Necessity: Case Study Regarding Physician Services in Hospitals (repeat)

M. Fraud and Abuse – The Year in Review (repeat)

FF. Healthcare Antitrust Enforcement Initiatives in the Obama Administration – Two Years In (repeat)

Extended Sessions: 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

KK. Massachusetts Health Reform – The Canary in the Coal Mine?
(not repeated)
Lois Cornell, William "Mo" Cowan, Brent L. Henry, Glen Shor, Steven M. Weiner

BB. Understanding the Legal, Operational and Financial Implications of Pursuing an ACO Strategy (repeat)

12:30 - 1:45 pm

Lunch on your own or attend one of the Practice Group Luncheons
(additional fee; limited attendance; pre-registration required)

2:00 - 3:00 pm

LL. A Legal Ethics Safety Line for Health Lawyers Online: How to Practice Safe Social Networking (not repeated)
Alan S. Goldberg , Annie Hsu

MM. E-Discovery Litigation (not repeated)
Gary L. Kaplan, Joshua P. Kubicki

NN. Cutting the PowerPoint Clutter: Using Zen-Like Visuals for more Compelling and Memorable Presentations (not repeated)
Susan Peterson 

3:15-4:15 pm

 

OO. Should Health Lawyers Use Social Media? (not repeated)
David Harlow

PP. HIPAA Privacy Issues in Social Media (not repeated)
Jodi Goldstein Daniel, Daniel S. Goldman

4:30-5:30 pm

QQ. How to Use Social Media (not repeated)
Robert L. Coffield, David Harlow, Gary L. Kaplan

RR. Triaging Social Media in the Healthcare Workplace: Assessment, Analysis and Action (not repeated)
Mark W. Peters

1:45- 8:30 pm

Free Time
(visit our About Boston webpage)

2:00-6:00 pm

 

Public Interest Service Project
AHLA's Public Interest Committee is sponsoring a community service project. If you are interested in participating, please sign up on the registration form to receive more information.

8:30-11:00 pm

Neighborhoods of Boston Event sponsored by Navigant Consulting, Inc.
(attendees, faculty and registered adult, teen and youth guests welcome)

Public Interest Silent Auction

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

7:00 am - 3:55 pm

Registration and Information

7:00 - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast and Meet the AHLA Leaders
(attendees, faculty and registered adult, teen and youth guests welcome)

7:00-7:50 am
Networking Discussion Group Breakfasts

8:00 - 9:30 am

Extended Sessions

SS. Public Interest Dialogue: Institutional Conflict of Interests – A Clash of Policies and Emerging Best Practices (not repeated)
Dawn R. Crumel, Ann N. James, Melissa L. Markey, Jeff Sconyers

V. M&A Activity in the Healthcare Sector: What's Hot and How Not to Get Burned (repeat)

W. Emergence of Self-Reporting Obligations: Self-Disclosure under the OIG and CMS Protocols (repeat)

X. Integrated Delivery Systems: Perspectives from the Government Agencies (repeat)

Y. Impact of ACOs on Physician/ Provider Membership Decisions (repeat)

Z. Governance Best Practices for Physicians Compensation and Contracting (repeat)

AA. Medicare Parts A, B, C and D Regulatory Reimbursement Update: A Look Back and Ahead (repeat)

9:45 - 10:45 am

TT. Improving Healthcare Access for Persons with Disabilities (not repeated)
Andrés J. Gallegos, Daniel S. Manning

UU . Top Healthcare Reform Issues for Managed Care No One is Thinking About (and Why You Should Be) (not repeated)
Michael M. Maddigan, Stephanie W. Kanwit

VV. Breach Reporting
Patricia A. Markus, Edward F. Shay

WW. Connecting the Dots: Comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management
David W. McMillan, Lawrence W. Vernaglia

XX. From Audit to Action: Strategies and Tips for Managing the Organization’s Response
Patsy Hathorn, Eugenia Stark Thomas

D. The Law and Economics of Pay for Performance, Bundled Payments and Shared Savings (repeat) 

K. Fair Market Value: What's Fair and Is It Commercially Reasonable (repeat)

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

YY. Essential Mediative Skills Post Healthcare Reform: A Modified Mediation Model (not repeated)
Jane Reister Conard, Jeanne F. Franklin

C. Managed Care Litigation: Recent Developments and Future Trends for Payors and Providers (repeat)

O. Hot Topics in Labor and Employment (repeat)

R. Special Legal Ethics Concerns for the Healthcare Lawyer (repeat)

S. Counseling Clients in an Environment of Increased Enforcement (repeat)

T. Won’t You Come In and Stay Awhile: Hospital/Physician Alignment Strategies (repeat)

JJ. How to Conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment... and What to Do with It (repeat)  

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Lunch on your own or attend one of the Practice Group Luncheons
(additional fee; limited attendance; pre-registration required)

1:45 - 2:45 pm

N. The New Healthcare: Where Are We Shopping for Quality – Filene’s or Neiman's? (repeat)

U. Current Concerns in Clinical Research (repeat)

EE. Government Options for Collecting Medicare Overpayments (repeat)

GG. Marcus Welby, MD Revisited: Patient Centered Medical Home (repeat)

2:55- 3:55 pm

VV. Breach Reporting (repeat)

WW. Connecting the Dots: Comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management (repeat)

XX. From Audit to Action: Strategies and Tips for Managing the Organization’s Response (repeat) 

 

Adjournment


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