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American Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting

When: 06/25/2019 at 8:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Speaker: Laura B. Angelini
Where: Boston, MA

Anne M. Murphy and Laura B. Angelini are participating at this year’s American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Annual Meeting. Both Anne and Laura will be speaking in back-to-back panels about legal issues facing the health care industry. Register here.

Anne M. Murphy, Health Care Partner

Panelist: Practical Advice for Implementing a Telehealth Initiative in an Integrated Health Care Delivery Setting

8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.


    • Significant legal and legislative developments nationally, including coverage and payment parity, proxy credentialing, clinical licensure, privacy and cybersecurity, and patient consent
    • Key reimbursement developments, including emerging opportunities and flexibility for delivering behavioral health and substance abuse treatment services, chronic care, Medicare Advantage services, Medicare ACO services, Medicaid services, and commercially covered services
    • Financial, patient experience and clinical impacts payers, patients, and providers have directly experienced when participating in telehealth models of care
    • Core elements of a compliance and risk management program for a telehealth initiative, with attention to insurance coverage and internal infrastructure designed to manage regulatory and clinical risk
    • Telehealth implementation lessons learned, across both domestic and international telehealth service lines, with emphasis on service rollout and implementation

Laura B. Angelini, Litigation Partner

Panelist: Patient Assistance

9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.


    • Patient assistance and HHS-OIG guidance/federal law
    • Potential fraud and abuse issues involving patient assistance
      • Government perspective
      • Industry and patient/charity perspective
    • Key factors in determining PAP compliance/noncompliance
    • Recent settlements and future impact on patient assistance

About AHLA:

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) leads health law professionals to excellence through education, information, and dialogue. AHLA is the nation’s largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in the health care field with nearly 14,000 members. Learn more.