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Health Care Liability and Litigation

 
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​AHLA's Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group (HCLL PG) addresses issues that encompass all areas of potential liability that affect health care providers, suppliers, and manufacturers, and keeps its membership current on developments in the litigation and trial of health care disputes involving hospitals, payers, integrated delivery systems, and individual physicians, as well as manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostics.

​PG Topical Library

Exclusive to HCLL PG members, this Library is a hub for AHLA content related to your practice area, including exclusive PG content and a selection of AHLA member and non-dues content.

News and Analysis

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Education and Resources

  • Managed Care Contracting Toolkit
    - Published on June 22, 2009; Updated on December 7, 2016
    This Toolkit is organized in the order of a typical managed care contract and outlines general principles that should be considered when negotiating contract provisions as a Provider or Managed Care Organization (MCO). Where applicable and unambiguous, sample contract language has been marked as either MCO- or provider-friendly, or neutral. Important principles have been listed at the beginning of each section to provide a roadmap and some general thoughts for contracting parties.

  • 50-State Arbitration Case Law Survey
    - Published on December 21, 2015
    Case law on key issues in the enforcement of consumer arbitration agreements varies considerably from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. This survey hones in on the leading cases in whatever jurisdiction a case might arise and lists the key cases by state, with a brief summary of the outcome, on the following issues:
    • Agency
    • Arbitration Forum
    • Arbitration Fees
    • Unconscionability
    • Wrongful Death




Webinars

Upcoming:

May 9, 2019 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern

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Educational Calls

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Leadership

Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group Leaders

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Kristen Pollock McDonald Chair Jones Day Atlanta, GA (404) 581-8498 Email
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Scott R. Grubman Vice Chair - Strategic Planning and Special Projects Chilivis Cochran Larkin Bever LLP Atlanta, GA (404) 262-6505 Email
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Steven D. Hamilton Vice Chair - Publications McGuireWoods LLP Chicago, IL (312) 849-8232 Email
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Jonay Holkins Vice Chair - Research & Website Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP Washington, DC (202) 466-8960 Email
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Kirstin Ives Vice Chair - Membership Falkenberg Ives LLP Chicago, IL (312) 566-4803 Email
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Lindsey Lonergan Vice Chair - Educational Programs Navicent Health Inc Macon, GA (478) 633-6995 Email
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Courtney G. Tito Social Media Coordinator McDonald Hopkins LLC West Palm Beach, FL (561) 472-2121 Email

Alternative Dispute Resolution Affinity Group Leaders

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James E. Purcell Chair Jim Purcell ADR Hyannis, MA (401) 258-1262 Email
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George Lafeyette Morris Vice Chair Cabaniss Johnston Gardner Dumas & O'neal LLP Birmingham, AL (205) 716-5200 Email
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William Jerad Rissler Vice Chair Arnall Golden Gregory LLP Atlanta, GA (404) 873-8780 Email
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Serene K. Zeni Vice Chair Seyburn Kahn Southfield, MI (248) 351-3553 Email

 

​Patient Care Liability and Litigation Topical Community

Join the conversation! This Community includes discussions of discovery, privilege, legal precedents, and recent cases. HCLL PG members are automatically enrolled in this Community.

​Alternative Dispute Resolution Affinity Group

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Affinity Group (ADR AG) assists members who participate in arbitration, mediation, and peer review hearings as an advocate and/or as a neutral as well as those who assist health care organizations in managing internal conflicts and preventing litigation. All publications and resources produced by the ADR AG are available in the HCLL PG Topical Library. To enroll, complete and return the enrollment form or call AHLA's Member Service Center at (202) 833-1100, prompt #2.

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