Essentials of Health Care Law

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Tuesday, September 10, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
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Thursday, October 10, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
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MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 2.0 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Registration Fee: $150

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Why Attend?

  • Learn how to navigate the health care regulatory landscape, including Virginia’s Certificate of Public Need law, state licensure laws, and fraud and abuse laws
  • Understand how Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rules impact the business of health care
  • Discover how the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute impact provider compensation arrangements, referral relationships, and joint ventures
  • Learn how state and federal privacy laws affect day-to-day operations for providers, including recent trends in enforcement actions
  • Examine the impact of health care laws and regulations on other practice areas, including litigation and appellate practice, corporate and transactional law, employment law, and real estate

The health care regulatory landscape is complex and constantly in flux. Whether you are a litigator or a transactional attorney, you most likely will encounter the need to navigate health care laws and regulations in your practice.

Highlighting key state and federal laws, this overview of the statutory and regulatory framework governing health care will help practitioners to spot important issues in their own practice and to know when it is necessary to seek the assistance of a health care attorney.

 

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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (September 10) (Eastern Time)

10:00 Essentials of Health Care Law
12:00 Adjourn
  • Sign-in for live seminar attendees in Charlottesville begins at 9:30 a.m.
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

COURSE SCHEDULE (October 10) (Eastern Time)

3:00 Essentials of Health Care Law
5:00 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Jeremy A. Ball, Williams Mullen / Richmond
Jeremy Ball provides practical, solution-oriented advice to a wide range of clients in the health care industry.  His clients include hospitals, nursing facilities, physician practice groups, ancillary health care providers, managed care health insurance plans, and individual practitioners.  He advises clients on transactional, regulatory and reimbursement matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, licensure and certification, Medicare and Medicaid appeals, contract negotiation, HIPAA, fraud and abuse compliance, and Certificate of Public Need (COPN).

Mr. Ball routinely represents clients on a variety of issues before the Virginia Department of Health, the Department of Medical Assistance Services, and the Department of Health Professions.  His background as a litigation attorney combined with his depth of knowledge in health law gives him a well-developed skill set with which to defend his clients before these administrative agencies.

Prior to entering the private practice of law, Mr. Ball served in the U.S. Army for 14 years. During that time, he served as a Field Artillery Officer and later as an attorney in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps.  As a Judge Advocate, Mr. Ball was assigned to numerous positions, including prosecuting attorney for the 24th Infantry Division, senior criminal defense attorney with the 10th Mountain Division, and later as a professor of law at the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School. He received his LL.M. from the Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School with the U.S. Army, his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, and his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy.

Jennifer Long Ligon, Williams Mullen / Richmond
Jennifer Ligon is a senior associate in the Williams Mullen Health Care Section.  She focuses her practice on transactional and regulatory matters, including state licensure compliance, Certificate of Public Need matters, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement matters, for hospitals, long-term care providers, and physician groups.   She serves on the Virginia Bar Association (VBA) board of governors and is the chair of the VBA’s Young Lawyers Division.  Ms. Ligon started her legal career in the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits group at a law firm in New York City. 

Jamie Baskerville Martin, Williams Mullen / Richmond
For more than 20 years, Jamie Martin has provided strategic counsel to a wide range of health care providers, including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, specialty and outpatient surgical hospitals, physicians and physician groups, and joint venture entities.  The chair of the Williams Mullen Health Care Section, Ms. Martin combines her experience with an extensive understanding of the health care marketplace to provide practical advice on transactions, operational issues, and regulatory compliance.

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