Health Care Law Section

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2015 Section Seminar & Business Meeting
Friday, May 1
Bar Conference Center

2014-2015 Goals
Conduct a Section seminar at the 2015 SC Bar Convention.

Conduct a Section seminar on Health Care Law issues in the spring of 2015.

Monitor and identify needs for legislative activity relevant to Health Care Law.

Provide networking opportunities for Section members.

Continue to inform Section members of significant developments in health care law through the Section listserv, E-Blast and Bar website.

Explore the Section’s interest in seeking accreditation for Health Care Law specialization.

Health Care Law Section Seminar
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: It’s Constitutional and It’s Being Implemented … Are You Ready?

Seminar Materials:
Getting Ready for the ACA
Accountable Care Organization: A Model for Reimbursement Reform
Physician Value Based Purchasing
S.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Impact on Private Payor Relationship with S.C. Hospitals and Physicians; Assessment of Exchanges and New Insurance Plans
Health Care Reform for Employers
S.C. ACA-Related Legislative Update
False Claims Act Enforcement Defense Perspective 


Health Care Law Resources

Public Health Emergencies: A Resource for Bench and Bar

(2012 Edition, Department of Health and Environmental Control)

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 -- Health Information Technology for Economic & Clinical Health (HITECH) Act:
Available funds for providers to convert to electronic health records
South Carolina Health Information Exchange (SCHIEx)
Changes to HIPAA

Public Health Preparedness
SCDHEC Resources
South Carolina Prepares for a Pandemic Influenza: An Ethical Perspective (Sept. 2009)
Emergency Health Powers Act
Checklist for Health Care Professionals

State and Federal Resources
S.C. Dept. of Health & Environmental Control 
     Office of the General Counsel (803.898.3350)
S.C. Dept. of Health & Human Services 
     Office of the General Counsel (803.898.2795)
S.C. Dept. of Mental Health  
     Office of the General Counsel (803.898.8557)
S.C. Dept. of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
     Office of the General Counsel (803.896.4470)
S.C. Medical Association
     Office of General Counsel (803.798.6207)
S.C. Hospital Association   
     Advocacy and Communications (803.744.3522)
South Carolina Joint Underwriting Association  
     Office of the Director (864.240.2750)
S.C. Medical Malpractice Patients’ Compensation Fund 
     Office of the Director (803.896.5290)
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  
Office of the Inspector General (OIG) 
Office of Civil Rights (OCR) -- health information privacy 

Section Council

August 2014
September 2014

Staff Contact
Tara Caine
(803) 799-6653, ext. 146