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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.

Top ten ways to get the most out of your Health Law Committee membership

special announcements

Health Law Committee Annual Meeting Reception Sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP

You are cordially invited to a French Quarter Classic sponsored by Foley & Lardner to be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Pat O'Brien's, a cornerstone of the French Quarter. There will be jazz and Pat O'Brien's world famous hurricane cocktail. More information can be found 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 Meetings

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM ET, 6:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Health Law Committee Annual Meeting Business Call

Please join us during ACC's Annual Meeting Conference for a special meeting that will include introductions of the new committee leadership and updates for the next year. Health Law Committee Leadership

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Mental Health Parity: What?s New, What?s Old, What Now?

In November 2013 the federal government issued final mental health parity rules, which became effective on plan years beginning on or after July 1, 2014. Although the final rules adopt the interim final regulations that have been in place for several years, they add new light to how the interim rules should be applied. This presentation will provide a quick overview of the mental health parity law and then focus on how health plans will be affected by the final rules. Lisa Varnier, Senior Attorney, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan


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), ...