The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Health Law Section present
Advanced Health Law Topics and Certification Review 2013

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation: Friday & Saturday, March 8 & 9, 2013
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd Orlando, FL 32827
(407) 825-1234

Course No. 1449R

Those who have applied to take the certification exam may find this course to be a useful tool in preparing for the exam. It is developed and conducted without any involvement or endorsement by the BLSE and/or Certification committees. Those who have developed the program, however, have significant experience in their field and have tried to include topics the exam may cover. Candidates for certification who take this course should not assume that the course material will cover all topics on the examination.

Friday, March 8, 2013

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Late Registration

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks and Introduction
James M. “Chet” Barclay, Tallahassee, Program Co-Chair
Jodi L. Laurence, Davie, Program Co-Chair

Regulation of Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Services

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Professional Licensure, Disciplinary Actions, Reporting Requirements and Administrative Law and Procedure
Bruce D. Lamb, Tampa

9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Healthcare Facility Certification and Accreditation, Certificate Of Need and Emergency Hospital Services
Requirements/Anti-Dumping Prohibitions

Grant P. Dearborn, Rockledge

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Networking Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Professional Credentialing and Peer Review, Medical Staff Governance and Bylaws, Institutional Operations and Risk Management
Kirk S. Davis, Tampa

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion of Provider and Healthcare Services Regulation
Bruce Lamb, Grant Dearborn, and Kirk Davis

11:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration)
Health Law Certification Exam Overview
Jodi L. Laurence, Davie

Regulation and Relationships Between Providers and Payors

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Managed Care, Managed Care Contracting, Reimbursement and Payment
Tina E. Dunsford, Tampa

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Mark S. Thomas, Gainesville

Christine C. Whitney, Jacksonville

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Networking Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion of Regulation and Relationships Between Providers and Payors
Tina Dunsford, Mark Thomas, and Christine Whitney

Patient Care Issues

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Privacy, Confidentiality and Medical Records
Barry S. Herrin, Atlanta, Georgia

4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Bioethics, Informed Consent and
Advanced Directives

Lee F. Lasris, Davie

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion of Patient Care Issues
Barry Herrin and Lee Lasris

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Networking Reception

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Regulation and Relationships Between and Among Providers

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Healthcare Contract Issues
Stephen H. Siegel, Miami

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Clinical Integration and Structure of Delivery Systems
Mike Segal, Miami

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Networking Break

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Acquisition and Sale of Institutions/Physician Practices and Antitrust
Ira J. Coleman, Miami

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Healthcare Tax Issues
Alan S. Gassman, Clearwater

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion Of Regulation and Relationships Between and Among Providers
Stephen H. Siegel, Mike Segal, Ira Coleman, and Alan S. Gassman

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration)
Legal Ethics For the Health Lawyer
J. Charles Ingram, Orlando

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Federal Anti-Kickback Prohibitions and

Lester J. Perling. Fort Lauderdale

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Florida Restrictions On Anti-Kickback, Fee Splitting, Patient Brokering and Self-Referral
Sandra P. Greenblatt, Miami

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Compliance Programs and Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Robert A. Pelaia, Jacksonville

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Fraud and Abuse Panel Discussion
Robert A. Pelaia, Jacksonville


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