Assistant United States Attorney Joins the Section Executive Council

Jason Mehta, Esq. was nominated to the Health Law Section Executive Council at the Council meeting on September 17. His term will end on July 1, 2016. Please make sure to welcome him at our next official function, Representing the Physician, taking place on January 7, 2016.

Download a copy of the official welcome letter from Section President, Charmaine Chu by clicking the following link:

  pdf Letter Welcoming Jason Mehta to the Executive Council (32 KB)  (PDF)

Health Law Journal Available

The Florida Health Law Journal - Winter 2009 is now available in the document library.  Featured articles include:

  • Dedication of the Inagural Issue to Barbara J. Pankau by Jeanne Helton, Esq., Immediate Past Chair, Health Law Section
  • Forward by Troy Kishbaugh, Esq., Chair, Health Law Section
  • Introduction by James M. Barclay, Esq., Founding Editor-in-Chief
  • Preface by Barbara del Castillo, Founding Executive Editor
  • Health Law at the Division of Administrative Hearings by Honorable Robert S. Cohen
  • State Healthcare Facility Anti-fraud Licensure Laws by Grant P. Dearborn, Esq.
  • Professional Limited Liability Company: The Entity of Choice by Richard O. Jacobs, Esq., and Michael Igel, Esq.
  • Professional Regulation and Declaratory Statement Process by Bruce D. Lamb, Esq.
  • Just Dating Or Soul Mates? Patient Safety Meets Fraud And Abuse by Jay Wolfson, PhD, JD and Nir Menachemi, PhD

Click here to to view the Health Law Journal in PDF format.

Call for Manuscripts

Authors interested in publishing in the Florida Health Law Journal should submit manuscripts to James Barclay or call 850-591-4875 for more information.

New Photo Gallery and Weekly Eblast

Upcoming Events and Deadlines


See the photos from our January 17 meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota.


Anesthesia Relationships in Surgery Centers: The Company Model, Advisory Opinion 12-06 and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists v. Choudhry CaseTuesday, February 12, 2019

Advanced Health Law Topics & Certification Review 2019

Thursday, March 07, 2019  - Friday, March 08, 2019

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This Course is a valuable training program for new associates and in-house counsel and an excellent refresher for experienced health lawyers who have applied to take the certification exam. The coverage includes discussions on fraud and abuse, compliance, tax, antitrust, managed care, Medicare, Medicaid, patient rights, informed consent, privacy, CON, state and federalregulation of health care providers, EMTALA, credentialing, and bioethics.

Executive Council Nominations Due

Friday, March 01, 2019

The Florida Bar Health Law Section is seeking members who are interested in serving on the Section’s Executive Council for one, three-year term commencing on July 1, 2019. The Council plans and implements the Section’s activities for its members.

The Council generally meets three times per year at various locations around the state and Council members attend meetings in person, not by telephone. The election of new members will be held during The Florida Bar Annual Convention, June 26-29, 2019 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

The Nominating Committee requests that members who would like to be considered for one of the vacancies provide information regarding their professional background, prior Section participation, or any other information for the Committee’s consideration no later than March 1, 2019.

Nominations and supporting documents may be sent to the Section’s Administrator, Emily Young at

What To Do When The Government Comes Knocking

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Upcoming Events and Seminars

Health Care Hacking: Keeping PHI Safe, and the Data Breach Life Cycle from "Oh No!" to Verdict
Start: Tue. 14 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm  

Update on Administration and Enforcement of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules
Start: Tue. 11 Sep, 2018 12:00 pm 

Legal Emergencies in Healthcare
Start: Fri. 14 Sep, 2018 8:15 am

Health Care Regulatory and Compliance Seminar
Start: Fri. 9 Nov, 2018 TBA

Physician Compensation Models to Improve Alignment
Start: Tue. 13 Nov, 2018 12:00 pm   

Florida Peer Review and the High Price of Immunity
Start: Tue. 11 Dec, 2018 12:00 pm

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