2022 Health Law Symposium
Please join us on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. for our Health Law Symposium at Happy Hollow Club. Space is limited for this complimentary event, so register early.
RSVP to Lauren Herrington at 402.343.3845 or firstname.lastname@example.org
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration, Lunch Provided
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Intro to Federal Healthcare Compliance Topics | 30 minutes
Joseph E. Huigens
Joe will provide an overview discussion of some of the key federal regulations and compliance topics most relevant to provider-based entities.
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
HIPAA Refresher and Information Blocking | 45 minutes
Jacob S. Walker
Jake explains the basic provisions of HIPAA that your practice needs to know and how the new ‘information blocking’ rules add to the practice’s obligation to facilitate patients’ ready access to their health information.
1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Malpractice Insurance and the Nebraska Hospital-Medical Liability Act | 45 minutes
John Marshall (SilverStone Group)
John Marshall, of SilverStone Group, provides an update on Nebraska medical malpractice insurance issues and important reminders about the scope of coverage accorded to healthcare providers (and practices) under Nebraska law.
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Meeting the Stark Law “Group Practice” Requirements | 45 minutes
Joseph E. Huigens
The in-office ancillary services exception is one of the most commonly relied upon Stark Law provisions by physician practices, and its application rests on the practice meeting the Stark Law’s definition of a “group practice.” Recent amendments and clarifications within the Stark Law have impacted requirements for the exception to apply. Joe provides a condition-by-condition discussion of what physician group practices need to know to maintain group practice status.
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Basics of the No Surprises Act | 30 minutes
Gretchen L. Lusso
The No Surprises Act is a relatively new piece of federal legislation that applies to virtually all healthcare providers and facilities. Jake will discuss the basic requirements for compliance with the Act, including balance billing prohibitions, required disclosures to patients, and good faith estimates.
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Practicing in a Post-COVID World | 30 minutes
Richard D. Vroman
Workplaces are different in the post-COVID world. Medical practices and other businesses in the healthcare industry are no exception. Rick will discuss common issues in the post-COVID workplace, including regulations specific to the healthcare industry.