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Foley & Lardner LLP is the 2014 sponsor for ACC's Health Law Committee.

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The Health Law committee provides information for both business counseling and litigation attorneys involved in life insurance, pharmaceutical, medical devices, health providers and other organizations operating in the life, health and disability industry.

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special announcements

Join the Health Law Committee in Philadelphia

Please join the Health Law Committee and the DELVACCA Chapter's Health, Biotech and Pharmacy Committee for a networking event on December 10, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event will be held at The Twisted Tail, a southern inspired restaurant and bar located in the Society Hill neighborhood. You can register for the event here and find more information here.

Inaugural Health Law Blog Post

We are pleased to announce our inaugural blog post on Inside Health Law, a new blog series designed for Health Law Committee members to discuss issues that are important to our industry. We look forward to providing you with commentary every month on hot topics in our industry. Access it here.

Health Law Committee Spotlight – June 2014 ACC Docket Article

Committee Chair Todd A. Borow provided an update about the Committee's activities and goals for his term which was published as the Health Law Committee Spotlight in the June 2014ACC Docket.  Click here to read the article. 

Career Advice for In-Transition Health Law Committee Lawyers

K.Royal, ACC Health Law Committee's  Healthcare Privacy Subcommittee Co-Chair, Publications Chair and Chapter Outreach chair, wrote an interesting article for the ACC Docket about obtaining her current position at Align Technology and about her career path.  The article is entitled – Trading in the Hospital Scrubs:  How K Royal Navigated Her Career Transition and can be read in the ACC Docket here.


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Upcoming Meeting

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 12:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Health Law Committee Resolutions for 2015

For the first Legal Quick Hit of the year, the Health Law Committee would like to start with some practical, real tips from 2014. Please join us in an open conversation to discuss lessons learned, successes, and tips for 2015 that can help all of us succeed in our roles. This call, like all other monthly calls, are closed to ACC members. All health law related topics are welcome. If you have any stories/hypotheticals to share anonymously, please feel free to send them to More details coming soon!


Cloud Computing for Health Care Organizations: A Practical Framework for Managing Risks

Aug 2013 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP
This InfoPAK provides essential legal and practical advice about cloud computing and its increasing use in the health care industry. It explores in depth the primary legal risks associated with hosting ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Physician-Owned Distributorship Toolkit

Jul 2014 Primer Download pdf
This report is a summary of the Committee findings to date and an overview of the key issues identified which have implications for the health care system as a whole.

Due Diligence Checklist (Nonprofit Health Care Acquisition)

Feb 2014 Form & Policy Download doc
Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP
This comprehensive checklist identifies information for the due diligence process in connection with a proposed transaction between two parties. The entity responsible for producing requested documents ...

Physician Contract Review Tool

Feb 2014 Form & Policy Download doc
Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP
Use this tool to assess existing hospital/physician relationships in order to identify potential violations of the federal Stark Law, anti-kickback law or False Claims Act (or similar state laws), ...