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


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

Pro Bono Opportunities for West Coast HLC Members

In September, the Health Law Committee will be hosting two pro bono events in California. The first will be held in San Jose on September 18. To register, please email K Royal. The second will be held in Los Angeles on September 19th. To register, click here.

Healthcare Privacy and Security Survey

Our Committee is presenting a panel at the Annual Meeting titled "Latest in Healthcare Privacy and Security." As part of this panel, we would like to gather the opinions of attorneys who work in this area. Please take a few minutes to answer a short three question survey.

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 Meetings

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Health Care Law in the International Arena

More details coming soon! Brian Iaia, General Counsel, UnitedHealthcare International

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT


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
Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP
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), ...