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AHLA Annual Meeting

 

Annual Meeting

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 - Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018
Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel
Chicago, IL

In-House Counsel Program

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018
Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel
Chicago, IL

Annual Meeting

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. Every year, the Annual Meeting offers an array of health law topics that will appeal to anyone practicing in this area. For more information, click the Annual Meeting tab above.


In-House Counsel Program

This one-day program is designed to address the unique issues faced by in-house counsel. Breakout sessions will focus on practical, hands-on ways to function in these challenging day-to-day roles and responsibilities of in-house counsel lawyers. For more information, click the In-House tab above.


Program Description

View the Program Brochure

Every year, the Annual Meeting offers an array of health law topics that will appeal to anyone practicing in this area – this year is no different! Offering the most current information and analysis of myriad legal issues the health care industry is facing in a thoughtful, practical solution-oriented way, you will not want to miss the Annual Meeting.

We will kick off the program with two incredibly interesting keynote speakers, both of whom are working on innovations for how we deliver health care. Stephanie Devaney, PhD , Deputy Director, All of Us Research Program at NIH, will discuss precision medicine initiatives and the impact on how research is conducted. Suchi Saria, PhD, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University, will share her work on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to advance diagnosis and treatment.

There will be 50 in-depth breakout sessions on health information and technology, transactional issues, reimbursement, tax, antitrust, fraud and compliance, labor and employment, and more. Whether you represent physicians, payers, hospitals and health systems, long term care providers, academic medical centers, or life sciences companies, there are sessions that will address the issues your clients are facing.

We are very excited to be in Chicago and we will take advantage of being there! All three days will include networking opportunities for attendees to catch up with colleagues, learn from each other, and meet new people from around the country. From the breakfasts each morning to the Practice Group luncheons, and the receptions each evening, there will be plenty of time to network in this ideal setting. The Welcome Reception starts at 5:00 pm on Sunday, June 24 and the program will end at around 1:30 pm on Wednesday, June 27.

The Annual Meeting provides a forum for networking and interaction with colleagues, friends, and family as well as an outstanding educational event - Don't miss it!

Those interested in exhibiting or sponsorship can contact Valerie Eshleman.

Program Materials

All materials will be available on a website prior to the program and handed out on a flash drive at the program.

All registrants will receive an email a week prior to the program with a link to the materials. This website is for attendees only and is not posted to the public. You must have the direct link to the website. The email will come AHLA Member Services. To ensure registrants receive this email and is not caught by a spam filter, please white list msc@healthlawyers.org.

Continuing Education Credit Information

CLE/MCLE: AHLA will be applying for 17.25 credits, including 4.25 of Professional Responsibility (2.0 ethics credits/1.25 diversity/1.0 substance abuse) for 60-minute states and approximately 20.7 including 5.10 of Professional Responsibility (2.4 ethics credits/1.5 diversity/1.2 substance abuse) for 50-minute states. The number of credits approved may vary state to state.

CPE: This seminar will be worth approximately 20.0 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 http://www.nasba.org/.

CCB: This program has been approved by Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® for 20.7 CCB CEUs.

This program is designed to be an update on developments in the area of health law. 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. Introductory remarks, breaks, luncheons, and receptions are not included in the computation of credit hours. Participants will be given continuing education 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. There are no prerequisites required to register for this program.

Cancellations/Substitutions

Cancellations must be received in writing and sent to Dorothy Johnson: djohnson@healthlawyers.org. Registration fee, minus the $125 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program in the same form of tender as the original payment. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the cancellation date, to include no-shows.

Substitutions will be accepted, in writing to AHLA (djohnson@healthlawyers.org), up to 2 business days prior to the event date on a one time basis. Note, that the registration fee is based on AHLA membership status of the individual who actually attends the program. Non-member substitutes will be charged the fee difference if they are substituting for a member-discounted registration. An administrative fee of $125 will be charged for a substitution request.

Transfer to an upcoming event within one year of equal or higher value is available on a one time basis only, and should be received in writing to AHLA (djohnson@healthlawyers.org. ) no later than 2 business days prior to the event. An administrative fee of $125 will be charged for a transfer request.

Annual Meeting Planning Committee

Image of Marilyn Lamar
Marilyn Lamar Chair Liss & Lamar PC
Image of Timothy Adelman
Timothy B. Adelman Member Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
Image of Dawn Crumel
Dawn R. Crumel Member Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Image of Gregory Demske
Gregory E. Demske Member DHHS Office of the Inspector General
Image of James Flynn
James F. Flynn Member Bricker & Eckler LLP
Image of Charlene McGinty
Charlene L. McGinty Member BakerHostetler
Image of Robert Niccolini
Robert R. Niccolini Member Ogletree Deakins
Image of Asha Scielzo
Asha B. Scielzo Member American University Washington College of Law
Image of Toby Singer
Toby G. Singer Member

Program Description

View the Program Brochure

This one-day program is designed to address the unique issues faced by in-house counsel. Sessions are focused on practical, hands-on ways to function in these challenging day-to-day work roles and responsibilities of in-house counsel lawyers.

Many of the sessions will focus on innovation and health care, from new ways to collaborate to use of new technology in day-to-day operations. The technology revolution in health care has raised expectations across the board, yet the advent of these technological advances has created challenges for the in-house attorneys who must advise on their approval, selection, and implementation while managing the inevitable tensions with clients who are eager to adopt such innovations yet may not fully appreciate the associated technology-driven risk. This year's keynote address, Managing the Innovation Challenge, will explore both the promise and perils of innovation through an interactive discussion between the former general counsel of a large academic health system, Brent L. Henry, and a distinguished physician leader, Alan E. London, MD, who will offer guidance on how in-house counsel and their clients can best reap the benefits of technology as a driver of health care innovation.

Some of the in-depth breakout sessions include:

  • Getting to Yes: Creating a Playbook for Innovation in Your Health System
  • Innovative Collaboration-Working Together without a Merger
  • Physician-Hospital Alignment and Compensation Models: The Second Generation (Plus Lessons Learned from First Generation Transactions)
  • Navigating the Regulatory Landscape in an Integrated World and more!

HealthCare Appraisers, Inc. has provided sponsorship in support of this program.

For all questions regarding the program, please contact programs@healthlawyers.org.

Program Materials

All materials will be available on a website prior to and after the program and handed out on a flash drive at the program.

All registrants will receive an email a week prior to the program with a link to the materials. This website is for attendees only and is not posted to the public. You must have the direct link to the website. The email will come from AHLA Member Services. To ensure registrants receive this email and is not caught by a spam filter, please white list msc@healthlawyers.org.

Practice Group Luncheon

In-House Counsel Practice Group will be holding their annual luncheon, sponsored by HealthCare Appraisers.

Hear real-life, too-weird-to-be-true stories told by fellow health law attorneys, or bring your own story, and compete for the 18th Annual Golden Ferret Award. As you listen to your colleagues recounting their strangest work-related escapades, you will gain a new appreciation for your own practice environment. The coveted Golden Ferret Award will be presented to the luncheon participant who tells the most entertaining and outrageous true-life anecdote from their in-house practice.

This luncheon is including in the program registration fee. All attendees and faculty are welcome to attend at no additional charge.

Continuing Education Credit Information

CLE/MCLE: AHLA will be applying for 6.5 credits (including 1.0 ethics credits) for 60-minute states and approximately 7.8 (including 1.2 ethics credits) credits for 50-minute states. The number of credits approved may vary state to state.

CPE: This seminar will be worth approximately 7.0 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 http://www.nasba.org/.

CCB: This program has been approved by Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® for 7.8 CCB CEUs.

This program is designed to be an update on developments in the area of health law. 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. Introductory remarks, breaks, luncheons, and receptions are not included in the computation of credit hours. Participants will be given continuing education 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. There are no prerequisites required to register for this program.

Cancellations/Substitutions

Cancellations must be received in writing by June 13, 2018 and sent to Dorothy Johnson: djohnson@healthlawyers.org. Registration fee, minus the $50 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program in the same form of tender as the original payment. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the cancellation date, to include no-shows. f you register for In-House Counsel Program and the Annual Meeting and are only able to attend one, you will not be charged a cancellation fee.

Substitutions will be accepted, in writing to AHLA (djohnson@healthlawyers.org), up to 2 business days prior to the event date on a one time basis. Note, that the registration fee is based on AHLA membership status of the individual who actually attends the program. Non-member substitutes will be charged the fee difference if they are substituting for a member-discounted registration. An administrative fee of $125 will be charged for a substitution request.

Transfer to an upcoming event within one year of equal or higher value is available on a one time basis only, and should be received in writing to AHLA (djohnson@healthlawyers.org. ) no later than 2 business days prior to the event. An administrative fee of $125 will be charged for a transfer request.

In-House Counsel Program Planning Comittee

Image of Elisabeth Belmont
Elisabeth Belmont Chair MaineHealth
Image of Kirk Dobbins
Kirk L. Dobbins Member Kaiser Permanente
Image of Richard Korman
Richard G. Korman Member Avera Health
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Greg J. Matis Member Intermountain Healthcare

Sunday, Jun 24 | 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Monday, Jun 25 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Monday, Jun 25 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Monday, Jun 25 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Tuesday, Jun 26 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Tuesday, Jun 26 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Tuesday, Jun 26 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Wednesday, Jun 27 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Sunday, Jun 24 | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Monday, Jun 25 | 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Monday, Jun 25 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday, Jun 26 | 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Tuesday, Jun 26 | 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday, Jun 27 | 7:00 AM - 7:50 AM

Registration

In-House Counsel Program

Annual Meeting

Registration Details

Program Brochure

Registrations must be received by June 14 in order to appear on the attendee list.

Printable Registration Form
Those wanting to pay by check or register for the Multi-Member discount, please use the Printable Registration Form.

In-House Counsel Program:
$425 Member / $625 Non-Member

Annual Meeting
Early Registration Rates: $1,220 Member / $1,470 Non-Member

The early registration discounts expires Thursday, May 24, 2018 for the Annual Meeting. We will be offering various discounts for the Annual Meeting.

Everything you need to help you make the business case for attending an AHLA program can be found in this Justification Toolkit.

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