Continuing Legal Education

The Shifting Landscape of Health Law: What You Need to Know for Your Client and Yourself

August 09-11, 2017 | 15.5 Law and Legal, 1.75 Ethics CLE credits, for attending all three days, pending

The Health Law Certificate program is designed to broaden your knowledge and deepen your ability to engage health law issues. This three day program was designed by experienced practitioners who know the most relevant and important topics in engaging important and emerging areas of Health Law. The 2017 program will address the shifting landscape of health law and how you can best serve your client in an uncertain legislative and regulatory future.

Overview

This year's 3 day Health Law Certificate program will focus on:

  • Health Law Fundamentals for practitioners to learn the basics of Health Law and provide information for broadening their practice;
  • The 2017 program will also look at the changes being made by the new Congress and administration to the Affordable Care Act

For more information, contact Erica Wolf, Seattle University School of Law.

Agenda

Agenda and speakers are subject to change

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - Day 1

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Erica Wolf, Program Co-Chair, Seattle University School of Law
Annette Clark, Dean, Seattle University School of Law
Barbra Z. Nault and Sevilla P. Rhoads, Co-Chairs, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, PC

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Session 1: Advocating for Physicians: Developing Legislative, Regulatory, and Legal Issues

Tierney Edwards, Associate Director, Washington State Medical Association

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Session 2: Federal Legislative Update

John Williams, Attorney, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, Wash. D.C.

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Session 3: Washington State Legislative Update

Zosia Stanley, Washington State Hospital Association

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Session 4: Employment Law in the Healthcare Setting

Sevilla Rhoads, Hall Render Killian Health & Lyman, Seattle
Kimberly Washburn, Human Resources, Virginia Mason, Yakima

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 5: Legal Issues in Health Information Technology

M. Re Knack, Attorney, Ogden Murphy Wallace, Seattle
David G. Schoolcraft, Attorney, Ogden Murphy Wallace, Seattle

4:30 p.m.

Evaluations and Adjourn

 

 

 

 

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - Day 2

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Session 6: Ethical Issues in Health Law

Jake Kempton, General Counsel, Whidbey General Hospital, Whidbey Island
Lucinda Fernald, General Counsel, Gavery Schubert Barer, Seattle

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

 Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session 7: Financing and Supply Chain Issues

Jennifer P. Viegas, Attorney, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, Indianapolis
Will Callicoat, Chief Financial Officer, Summit Pacific Medical Center

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

Session 8: To Integrate or Not, That is the Question: Behavioral Health

R. Keith Myers, LICSW, Wellspring Counseling
Cassie Undlin, Chief Operating Officer, Navos

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Session 9: To Integrate or Not, That is the Question: Physician Groups

Laura X. Keisle, Chief Risk Officer, Proliance Surgeons
David Snow, Attorney, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, Denver

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 10: Hot Legal Topics in Post-Acute Care

Lawrence Lopardo, Executive VP/General Counsel, Avamere Health Services

4:30 p.m.

Evaluations and Adjourn

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Day 3

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00 -10:45 a.m.

Session 11: Prosecuting and Defending Health Care Fraud

Kayla Stahman, U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Washington
Katherine Kuchan, Attorney, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, Milwaukee

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Session 12: The Future of Health Care Coverage: The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid

Bruce Howell, Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt, P.C., Portland

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Session 13: Rural & Underserved Populations: What Leadership Wants the Lawyers to Knoww

Mo Sheldon, Chief Executive Officer, Odessa Memorial Hospital
Elizabeth Tail, Program Director, Cowlitz Indian Tribe

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

 Break

3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 14: Representing Health Systems: What Leadership Wants the Lawyers to Know

Roger Jansson, Corporate Counsel, Providence St. Joseph Health
Chad Knight, Senior Associate Counsel, PeaceHealth Medical System
Mark Gary, Senior VP & General Counsel, MultiCare Health System

4:30 p.m.

Evaluations and Adjourn

 

 

Presenters

Program Chairperson

Erica L. Wolf

Erica Wolf is the Director of Graduate Programs for the School of Law and Senior Attorney for the Center for Indian Law & Policy. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic, where she teaches a clinical course in Indian Trusts & Estates. Professor Wolf is a 2005 graduate of Seattle University School of Law.

Professor Wolf has been involved with our Center for Indian Law & Policy (CILP) for almost ten years-as an adjunct faculty member, Supervising Attorney, Managing Attorney, and most recently, Executive Director. Prior to joining Seattle University School of Law, Professor Wolf worked as an attorney in private practice. Her practice involved litigation, business law, and estate planning. She is a member of the state bars of Washington, California, and Alaska, and is a member of the federal bar in the Western District of Washington.

Pricing

Three-Day Certificate Program

General Registration (in-person attendance): $695.00

Seattle University Law School Alumni (in-person attendance): $595.00

Live Webcast: $695.00

Current SU School of Law Faculty & Students (Free in-person attendance; based on availability)

Day 3 Only

General Registration (in-person attendance) : $250.00

Seattle University Law School Alumni (in-person attendance) : $225.00

Live Webcast: $250.00

Day 1 & 2 Only

General Registration (in-person attendance) : $500.00

Seattle University Law School Alumni (in-person attendance) : $450.00

Live Webcast: $500.00

Lodging

The closest hotel to the Seattle University campus is the Silver Cloud - Broadway Hotel, about a 7 minute walk from Sullivan Hall, where the School of Law is located. Their reservations number is 206-325-1400.

Other lodging information near and around the SU Campus is available by visiting our Places to Stay webpage.