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Let’s Stark the New Year Right – Updates to Stark Law

Posted in Inside Health Law

Guest blogger: Laurie E. Weinstein is managing counsel at The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. She is also the hospitals/providers subcommittee co-chair of the ACC Health Law Committee. She can be reached at laurie.e.weinstein@kp.org. On November 16, 2015, as part of the 2016 Physician Fee Schedule update, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final… Continue Reading

Looking Back on Highlights From #ACCAM15

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Ed Paulis is vice president and assistant general counsel at Zurich North America Group. He is also chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. He can be reached at edward.paul@zurichna.com. The ACC Annual Meeting is always a great and very beneficial experience for in-house counsel. In fact, last month’s meeting in Boston was the… Continue Reading

Five Years? Seems Like Just Yesterday…

Posted in Inside Health Law

Guest blogger: Laura Woods is vice president of legal affairs at Care Centers Management Consulting, Inc. She is also co-vice chair of the ACC Health Law Committee. She can be reached at lwoods@carecenters.net. Did you celebrate a birthday on March 23? If so, you share your special day with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care… Continue Reading

New to Health Law In-house? Some Tips from the Trenches

Posted in Career, Inside Health Law

Guest blogger: Jane A. Orenstein is Director of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Services at Delta Dental of Washington. She is also co-secretary of the ACC Health Law Committee. She can be reached at jorenstein@DeltaDentalWA.com. In April 2013, in my 33rd year of legal practice, I received a very welcome job offer from a healthcare company…. Continue Reading

Piano Bars and Beignet Brunches: A Recap of #ACCAM14 Health Law Committee Happenings

Posted in Inside Health Law

Guest blogger: Kenny Johnson is senior corporate counsel at Quest Diagnostics Incorporated and serves as co-vice chair for the ACC Health Law Committee. The ACC Health Law Committee is kicking off the “Inside Health Law” series with a recap about the ACC Annual Meeting held last month (October 28-31) in New Orleans. The meeting was… Continue Reading

A Man Among In-house Counsel

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

Guest Blogger: Michael Schmidt is vice chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, and office managing partner, vice chair, of the New York Midtown office, where he is resident. For more than two decades, Mike has concentrated his practice on representing companies and management in all facets of employment law, as well as day-to-day… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Junkies: Some Addictions Are Good

Posted in Pro Bono & Diversity

Guest Blogger: Eric Henricks is an assistant general counsel with the Investments Practice Group at Nationwide Insurance. He is currently the chair of Nationwide’s pro bono committee and is a past chair of the Central Ohio ACC’s pro bono committee. I admit it. I am guilty. I blew off a chapter leader’s breakfast at the… Continue Reading

A Look Back at #ACCAM12

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

Take a look back at this year’s ACC annual meeting in sunny Orlando, Florida as attendees share their thoughts, experiences and perspective on the value of attending ACC’s annual meeting.

You Cannot Do It Alone!*

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

Last month, I closed my post Great Leaders Need Great Followers with a comment about the importance of “developing your own network of people whose judgment and discretion you can rely on.” Let’s expand on that thought. You should develop your own network because it is crucial to your success. You cannot do it alone!… Continue Reading

Are You a Mr. or Ms. Fix-it?

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

(July/August 2012) My dad can fix anything. He is the kind of guy who likes to know how things work. He spent 26 years in the US Army. One of his areas of expertise was helicopter maintenance. I am sure the pilots who served with my dad were glad that he not only knew how… Continue Reading

ACC Europe Annual Conference

Posted in Cross Borders

For more information visit: www.acc.com/amsterdam ACC Europe’s 19th Annual Conference 2012: Corporate Counsel delivering results while facing global demands. In-house counsel are warmly invited to attend this year’s conference in Amsterdam from Sunday 13 – Tuesday 15 May 2012.     Zenneia McLendon

When To Start Building A Lifeline

Posted in Miscellaneous

For many in our profession this holiday season is going to be a stressful time. The economy is taking its toll and some of our colleagues have already been laid-off while others are no doubt concerned what the New Year will bring. ACC can be a life line through connections you can develop with your… Continue Reading

The Market

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

Who says Seattle is rainy? It’s a BEAUTIFUL day here- Sunny and 48 degrees. No complaints. I got up early this morning and took a brisk walk to Pikes Place Market to have breakfast with one of my co-workers. If you get the chance, I highly recommend grabbing breakfast at Lowell’s in the market. Great fresh food, friendly… Continue Reading

Leadership Development Institute

Posted in ACC Annual Meeting

Leadership Development Institute (LDI)  is held every year at Annual Meeting for the incoming leaders of ACC’s Chapters and Committees. Run by our Director of Member Development & Chapters, Tori Payne, and assisted by our  Legal Resources Director, LDI focuses on whatr the new leaders of our chapters and committees need to know to head… Continue Reading