Upcoming Events and Deadlines
Dear Health Law Section Members:
The Health Law Section (“HLS”) website has been updated with March through April 2019 articles on significant developments in the health law arena that may be of interest to you in your practice. This particular edition primarily focuses on recent Florida and Federal legislative and regulatory updates.
These summaries are presented to HLS members for general information only and do not constitute legal advice from The Florida Bar or its Health Law Section. HLS thanks the following volunteers who have generously donated their time to prepare these summaries for our members:
Trish Calhoun, Esq., Carlton Fields
Angelina Gonzalez, Esq., Panza Maurer
Amanda Hessein, Esq., Rutledge Ecenia, P.A.
Kathleen Premo, Esq., Elizabeth Scarola, Esq., & David Shillcut, Esq., Epstein Becker Green
Sam Winikoff, Esq., Beighley, Myrick, Udell, & Lynne, P.A.
Timothy Wombles, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
Jamie Gelfman, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel, HLS Editor in Chief
Ashley Brevda, Esq., Corporate Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Oncology Analytics, Inc., HLS Team Editor
Trish Huie, Esq., Patricia A. Huie, PLLC, HLS Team Editor
3280 Overview of Medicaid Program Integrity Activities
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 12:00 pm
This talk will provide an overview of Medicaid Program Integrity functions that include detection, prevention, and audits.
Overview of Medicaid Program Integrity Activities
The 69th Annual Florida Bar Convention
June 26-29, 2019
Join your colleagues and friends at the 69th Annual Florida Bar Convention June 26-29, at Boca Raton Resort and Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. Annual Convention provides the ultimate environment to network with colleagues, judges and friends. There will be many CLE opportunities, Section and Committee meetings, luncheons and special events including Judicial Luncheon, All Member Reception, Alumni Receptions and more!
3270 Be Careful What You Type: A Discussion on Professionalism
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Emails and texts have replaced letters and telephone calls as an attorney’s primary means of communication with clients and opposing counsel. While they are convenient, they have a tendency to lead to unprofessional conduct. Attorneys may fire off an email or text without pausing to reflect on what they just typed. This CLE will review the Florida Bar’s position on professionalism as it relates to electronic communications, discuss some cases where attorneys were disciplined for inappropriate electronic communications to clients or opposing counsel, and offer some advice on how attorneys can avoid violating the rules of professional responsibility in their electronic communications.
3352 Navigating Commercial Reasonableness for Employed Physicians
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 pm
Given the heightened regulatory environment surrounding Commercial Reasonableness, it is imperative that organizations develop adequate processes to ensure the reasonableness of the financial arrangements with their employed physicians. Our discussion will provide a framework for assessing Commercial Reasonableness as well as some lessons learned in the market.
Navigating Commercial Reasonableness for Employed Physicians in an Era of Enhanced Regulatory Scrutiny