The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Health Law Section present
Advanced Health Law Topics and Certification Review 2014

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live amd Webcast Presentation: Friday & Saturday, March 7 & 8, 2014
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd. Orlando, Fl 32827
(407) 825-1234

Course No. 1675R

Those who have applied to take t he 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 certificatio who take this course should not assume that the course materials will cover all topics on the examination.

Friday, March 7, 2014

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

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks and Introduction
Jodi B. Laurence, Davie, Program Co-Chair
Sandra P. Greenblatt, Miami, 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.
Legal Ethics
J. Charles Ingram, Orlando

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

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

Regulation and Relationships Between and Among Providers
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Healthcare Contract Issues
Steve H. Siegel, Miami
Jodi B. Laurence. Davie

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Clinical Integration and Structure of Delivery Systems
Mike Segal, Miami

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Acquisition and Sale of Institutions/Physician Practices and Antitrust
Steven Wu, Chicago

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

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Healthcare Tax Issues
Alan S. Gassman, Clearwater

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion of Regulation and Relationships Between and Among Providers
Steve H. Siegel, Mike Segal, Steven Wu, and Alan S. Gassman

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception

Saturday March 8, 2014

Regulation and Relationships between Providers and Payors
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Managed Care, Managed Care Contracting, Reimbursement and Payment
Tina E. Dunsford, Tampa

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Anne Bittinger, Jacksonville

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Christine C. Whitney, Jacksonville

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Panel Discussion of Regulation and Relationships between Providers and Payors
Tina Dunsford, Anne Bittinger and Christine Whitney
Federal and Florida Fraud and Abuse Issues
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Federal Anti-Kickback Prohibitions and Self-Referral
Lester J. Perling, Fort Lauderdale

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration)
Compliance Programs and Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Robert A. Pelaia, Jacksonville

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Florida Restrictions on Anti-Kickback, Fee Splitting, Patient Brokering and Self-Referral
Sandra P. Greenblatt, Miami

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Fraud and Abuse Panel Discussion
Lester J. Perling, Robert A. Pelaia and Sandra P. Greenblatt
Patient Care Issues
2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Privacy, Confidentiality and Medical Records
Barry S. Herrin, Atlanta

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Bioethics, Informed Consent and Advance Directives
Lee F. Lasris, Davie

3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Professional Credentialing and Peer Review, Medical Staff Governance and Bylaws, Institutional Operations and Risk Management
Kirk S. Davis, Tampa

4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Panel Discussion of Patient Care Issues
Barry S. Herrin, Lee F. Lasris and Kirk S. Davis


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