POSTPONED: CLE - Practicing Before the Board of Registration in Medicine and the Division of Health Professions Licensure

05/13/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
This seminar will provide valuable insight into the composition of and duties and responsibilities assigned to the BoRM and DHPL. Gain a greater understanding and appreciation of the complexities inherent in the system....
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CLE - Health Care Fraud 2015: New Approaches and New Developments

05/07/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Attend this program for a unique opportunity to hear from federal and state prosecutors and regulators on new approaches and developments in the area of healthcare fraud enforcement. In addition to general updates, areas of focus will include physician and hospital groups and anti-kickback implications of their payment arrangements, developments in the New England Compounding case, new trends in Corporate Integrity Agreements, and the government’s targeting of “medically unnecessary” services as fraud....
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Group Exemptions: Are They Worth the Effort?

04/28/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Need to know more about group exemptions? This program will cover IRS Guidance for group exemptions and provide practical tips for practitioners. Attendees will learn how to apply for group exemptions, when to apply, and the consequeunces of a group exemption. ...
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CLE - Healthcare Regulatory Update: Implementation of Chapter 224

04/15/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
This session brings together representatives of some of the key agencies and departments who are on the front lines of Chapter 224 implementation. Panelists will discuss recently issued regulations, guidelines, and procedures and to review “lessons learned” as the health system and regulatory oversight continue to evolve....
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CLE - Advising Your Health Care Clients on Emergency Preparedness

03/24/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
It is important to understand the unique legal issues associated with any emergency so that you can effectively advise your clients. These emergencies can include an epidemic, pandemic outbreak, or bioterrorism attack. Are you ready? ...
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Immigrants and Publicly Subsidized Health Benefits: How to Identify an Eligibility Problem and Where to Refer Clients for Help

03/23/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Find out how to help your immigration clients with the unique issues they'll face while finding health care benefits and coverage....
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Licensure of Adult Day Health Programs

03/17/2015 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Adult Day Health Programs are now required to be licensed entities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This program will discuss the background of the regulation, it's content, how programs can apply for licensure, and waivers of regulation provisions....
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Speed Networking with Health Law Practitioners - REGISTRATION CLOSED

01/29/2015 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
This event has reached it's capacity. Check out the Health Law Section's Page for upcoming events where you can meet Boston's top Health Law practitioners!...
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Discussing Chapter 180

12/16/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
The BBA Tax Exempt Organizations Section is proposing revisions to MGL Chapter 180. This brown bag will provide an introduction to Chapter 180 and look at areas of the law that need updating, including conforming to Chapter 156D and related amendments....
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Strategies in Life Sciences Collaborations

12/11/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Experts who lead efforts to sponsor research, enter joint R&D, license technology and otherwise fill pharmaceutical pipelines will discuss strategies, risks, and war stories in an informal setting. ...
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CLE - Federal Grants: What You Need to Know About the New OMB Rules

12/10/2014
Learn everything you need to know about the upcoming changes the new OMB "Super Circular". Our panel will cover the requirements of the current guidance documents that govern federal grants, what grantees--including nonprofits, universities, and hospitals--need to do to get ready for the new rules, and how to assist your clients in doing so....
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Is It All About the Money?: 10 Lessons on Fair Market Value from Halifax and Other Recent Cases

10/27/2014
The current compliance landscape is changing rapidly as a result of a volume of recent judicial and regulatory activity around healthcare transactions. Attendees will learn about this recent activity and how it affects the healthcare climate....
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U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas Visits 16 Beacon Street

09/23/2014 - 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM
The Pentagon estimated that 26,000 service members experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012. However, the Pentagon also reports that as few as 13.5% of sexual assaults are reported. Please join us for a program featuring Representative Niki Tsongas, who has been fighting against military sexual assault since she was elected to Congress in 2007. A reception will follow. The program is the first of a two part series to raise awareness of this critical issue....
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CLE - Medicare Hot Topics: Payment, Audit, and Enforcement

09/16/2014
Be up-to-date in the current issues in Medicare. Learn the status of Medicare payment, audit, and enforcement....
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CLE - Medicare Liens and Their Impact on Litigation

06/24/2014
Attend this program to learn the nuts and bolts of how to deal with Medicare liens from the start to finish. As the law and procedures in this area continue to evolve, attorneys need to keep abreast of recent developments....
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Medical Marijuana and the Rules of Professional Conduct: May an Attorney Ethically Represent a Marijuana Client in a Non-Criminal Context

06/05/2014 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
The implementation of medical marijuana laws in 20 states and the District of Columbia, despite the federal prohibition against marijuana sales and use, has given rise to a host of legal issues facing a range of stakeholders in this emerging industry. One such issue for attorneys is whether or not they may ethically represent medical marijuana-related clients given current federal statutes. This program will analyze the relevant Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct in the context of such representation, and look to solutions proposed by other state Bar organizations....
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