Medical malpractice, policy to highlight Health Law Symposium on April 7

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017
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Join us for the FREE 2017 Annual Health Law Symposium on Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Massachusetts Bar Association in Boston. We are honored that Alice Moore, Massachusetts undersecretary of health and human services, will deliver this year's keynote address. Symposium highlights include two plenary sessions on medical malpractice, featuring MBA President Jeffrey N. Catalano, and Privacy of Health Care Information in the Practice of Law. In addition to the plenary sessions, choose from three concurrent programming tracks dealing with issues in litigation, policy, and compliance and technology. Click here to register. This year's symposium is generously sponsored by Harbor One Bank and Seclore.

Symposium Agenda

8-9 a.m.: Check-in and continental breakfast  
9-9:05 a.m.: Welcoming remarks
9:05-10:05 a.m.: Plenary Session -- Medical Malpractice
10:05-10:55 a.m.: Track A

  • Discussion on the Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Tribunal
  • Rising Drug Prices and Prospects for Reform
  • Self Disclosures: Navigating the OIG and CMS/Stark Law Self Disclosure Protocols

Networking Break

11:05-noon: Track B

  • Mediating Complex Health Care Disputes: What Advocates Need to Know
  • The 21st Century Cancer Cures Act
  • Specialty Prescription Drug Cost Trends and Reimbursement Arrangements

Noon-12:30 p.m.: Lunch
12:30-1:15 p.m.: Keynote Address
Alice Moore, Massachusetts undersecretary of health and human services

Networking Break

1:25-2:10 p.m.: Track C

  • Preparing a Medical Expert for Deposition or Trial
  • How State ACA and Medicaid Waivers May Interact with Health Reform
  • Here Come the Drones: Telemedicine Drone Projects and Drones in Healthcare

Networking Break

2:20-3 p.m.: Plenary Session -- Privacy of Health Care Information in the Practice of Law

3-3:15 p.m.: Closing Remarks