NJ Bar Health Law Section Opens With Program On Health Reform

September 4, 2012

     The New Jersey State Bar Association\’s Health Law Section kicks off its 2012-2013 meeting year on September 11th with a program entitled: “Health Reform Is Alive And Well…Sort Of…The View From Providers And Insurers.” It begins with a light dinner at 6:00 p.m. at the Law Center in New Brunswick.

     Three outstanding speakers will address the current status of the Affordable Care Act from the standpoint of hospitals, physicians and health insurers, the client constituency groups represented by most members of the Health Law Section.

     Russ Molloy, Esq., V.P. of Government Relations at Meridian Health, will examine the law\’s impact on hospitals, including the aftermath of the recent Supreme Court decision, and the political climate in New Jersey for Medicaid expansion and a health insurance exchange.

     Lawrence Downs, Esq., CEO and General Counsel of the Medical Society of New Jersey, will address the effects of the ACA on practicing physicians in New Jersey.

     Wardell Sanders, Esq., President of the New Jersey Association of Health Plans, will discuss insurance market reforms under the ACA, including health insurance exchanges, essential health benefits, reinsurance, risk adjustment and risk corridors.

     The program has been approved for 1.6 Credits (50 minute hour) by NJ ICLE. If you attend, please stop by and say hello.

 [Image: Impending Storm, by David Wright, September 25, 2005]