Foley Hoag Partner Thomas Barker to Speak at Fundamentals of Health Law Conference

November 12, 2014

Foley Hoag LLP partner and healthcare attorney Thomas Barker will be a featured speaker at the American Health Lawyers Association's (AHLA) Fundamentals of Health Law conference, November 12-14, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. This event offers attendees a better understanding of laws and regulations for the health law industry.

Barker's presentation, "Fundamentals of Medicare Parts C-D," will detail the history and structure of the Medicare Managed Care and Prescription Drug Plan benefit; offer a breakdown of Parts C and D coverage, reimbursement and appeals; identify current legal issues in Medicare Advantage and Part D, as well as Affordable Care Act Changes to Parts C and D; and provide references and resources for Parts C and D issues.

Other program sessions at the conference will include an Overview of Health Care Landscape; Fundamentals of Medicaid; Fundamentals of the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute; The False Claims Act: A Powerful Enforcement Tool; Health Reform–A Legal, Regulatory, and Policy Update; Introduction to Long Term Care, Home Health and Hospice Law; and What Every Health Care Lawyer Needs to Know about Labor and Employment Law.

The Fundamentals of Health Law conference will be held at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile.

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