Legal Issues in Health Care Reform Will Be Focus of ABA Summit in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2011 – How will health care reform be affected by federal spending reductions? How will the new regulations impact physician practices? Is the Patient Affordable Care Act unconstitutional? These and other emerging legal issues facing doctors, policymakers and lawyers will be at the focus of the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s Washington Healthcare Summit Oct. 17-18 in Washington, D.C.
Lawyers, doctors and other health care experts will discuss legal scope of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Accountable Care Organizations and health insurance exchanges.
Liz Fowler, an author of the health care reform law and now a presidential adviser overseeing its execution, will report on the state of implementation and what is anticipated with the most significant changes to the health care system in generations.
Virginia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli will offer a state attorney general’s perspective on health care fraud and his state’s health care fraud enforcement efforts.
October 17 –18
Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington, Va.
The conference brochure provides a complete list of meeting programs and speakers.
There is no charge for media covering this event. For media credentialing and conference materials, or to interview speakers, please contact Rabiah Burks at 202-662-1002, Rabiah.Burks@americanbar.org.
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.
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