Healthcare Reform, Drug Shortages Among Topics at ABA Conference in San Diego

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2012 – Leading health law experts from government, industry and law firms will meet in San Diego Feb. 22-25 for the _ 13th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law, sponsored by the ABA Health Law Section.

Session topics include:

  • Breast Cancer Legal Advocacy;
  • Application of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to the Healthcare Arena;
  • CMS’s New Innovative Approach to Claims Review;
  • Medicaid Fraud Enforcement;
  • PPACA (healthcare reform law) in 2012: Are We There Yet?
  • HIPAA (health information privacy) Breach Notification;
  • Protecting Human Research Subjects: Proposed New Rules;
  • Emerging Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment Models;
  • Dealing with Drug Shortages.

The online conference agenda provides a complete list of meeting programs and speakers.

There is no charge for media covering this event. For media credentialing and conference materials, please contact Ira Pilchen at or .

Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference

Feb. 22-25

Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd., San Diego

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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