As the Health Care Industry Advisor has repeatedly noted, this continues to be a time of ever-shifting legal developments concerning the health care industry. Doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, insurers—and their lawyers—constantly strive to stay abreast of the changing legal landscape, and to prepare for what comes next.
From March 8 to March 11, 2017, the American Bar Association Health Law Section will host its annual Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law conference (EMI) in New Orleans. As in previous years, the 2017 EMI promises the latest updates on cutting-edge issues in health care law. Topics on this year’s agenda include:
- the fate of the Affordable Care Act
- value-based payment models
- marijuana legalization
- retail medical clinics
- patient assistance programs
- regulatory developments in long-term care
- changes ahead for major federal enforcement statutes (including the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and False Claims Act).
EMI also enables discussions among leaders in all areas of health care law from across the country. Participants include experts from in-house, law firms, and government. These attorneys bring to the conference their specialization in management, compliance, litigation, payment and reimbursement, and transactional issues.
In short, EMI is an outstanding resource for gaining valuable insights on the state of health care law. It has always been well worth the investment—and this year includes a great New Orleans setting. For more information, visit the EMI website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.