Health Law

CHAIR:

PAGE GUIDE:

EVENTS:

Marie E. Vasbinder
8309 Hope Point Ct
Millersville, MD 21108-1437
P: (410) 971-5542
F: (410) 729-7229
E: mevasbinder@msn.com

Section Dues: $15 per year

Purpose
Recent Developments
Section Matters
HIPAA Documents

Meeting
Monday, April 28, 2014 | 6:00 pm
Ober Kaler


2012/2013 ANNUAL MEETING:

This Section conducted educational programs regarding the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, Accountable Care Organizations, and physician transactions. Its members also participated in a mentor/mentee program at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. The Section reviewed Maryland legislation affecting health care providers and will sponsor a program entitled “Health Law for the Non-Health Care Lawyer” at the MSBA Annual Meeting.


MENTOR PROGRAMS:

Sign up to be a MENTOR!

The Health law Mentor Program will provide University of Maryland and University of Baltimore law students interested in careers in health law with access to practicing health law attorneys in Maryland.

Find a MENTOR

University of Maryland and University of Baltimore law students can follow the above link to find an available mentor.


DOCUMENTS:

January 14, 2013 Presentation on Accountable Care Organizations
PDF document | Size: 525kb | January 14, 2013

Reporting Physicians- Analyzing the Latest Opinion from the NPDB
PDF document | Size: 151kb | December 15, 2009

Understanding Maryland’s Regulation of Health Insurance
Beth Sammis - Deputy Insurance Commissioner
PDF document | Size: 59kb | September 29, 2009

Summary of Health Law Legislation Passed in the 2009 Maryland Legislative Session
PDF Document | Size: 338kb


UNDERSTANDING MEDICARE:

Concierge Medicine Presentation
Presented 3/09
Health Law Section Meeting
Maryland Insurance Administration Report on “Retainer” or “Boutique” or “Concierge” Medical Practices and the Business of Insurance
(Click here for slides)

Billing Issues
Presented 4/8/08
Speakers: Edith Sunderland, Director of Compliance and Coding University Physicians, Inc. (Faculty Practices of the University of Maryland School of Medicine)
Kathleen M. Stratton, Counsel, Crowell & Moring
(Click here for slides & handouts)

What to Do When Your Client Receives a Complaint from the Board of Physicians’
Presented 12/10/07
Speakers: Janet Klein Brown, Asst. Attorney General, DHMH and Marc K. Cohen, Principal, Ober|Kaler
(Click here for slides & handouts)

Non-Competes and Other Restrictive Covenants in the Health Care Arena
Presented 10/9/07
Speaker: Robert R. Niccolini, Esq.
(Click here for slides & handouts)

The 2007 Maryland Legislative Session Health Care Legislation
Presented 5/14/07
Speakers: Pamela Metz Kasemeyer, Howard Sollins & David Tralins
(Click here for slides & handouts)

Maryland’s Emergency Medical Services Systems Overview
Presented 3/12/07
Speaker: Dr. Richard Alcorta, State EMS Medical Director, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS)
(Click here for slides & handouts)

The Dearly Departed: Body Parts and the Law
Presented 10/30/06
Speakers: Fred Ryland & Ronald Wade
(Click here for slides & handouts)

Payor Contracting in Maryland: Legal and Regulatory Issues, Practical Considerations, Pay for Performance Initiatives Presented 9/18/06
Speakers: Jaime Doherty & Jennifer Dreyfus
(Click here for slides & handouts)


PURPOSES:

  1. To bring together members of the MSBA interested in health law
  2. To promote the continuing legal education of the bar in health law
  3. To sponsor health law publications for the benefit of the bar and public
  4. To work on a cooperative basis to improve the law and promote the interest of the public and members of the bar in health law

SECTIONS BYLAWS:

MSBA Health Law Section Bylaws
PDF document | size: 132 kb


RECENT DEVELOPMENTS: