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The Healthcare Neutral Blog will share ideas and developments in alternative dispute resolution, healthcare business and law.

Protected Health Information in Mediation and Arbitration – Best Practices

I just listened in on a conference call presentation on Protected Health Information (“PHI”) in mediation and arbitration. It covered best practices for dealing with the potential disclosure of confidential patient information inherent in many healthcare disputes while navigating the requirements of HIPAA and other laws…

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Telehealth – Legal And Practical Challenges – To Be Covered At Health Law Meeting Next Week

The provision of healthcare remotely by means of telecommunications technology – “telehealth” – is now a mainstream concept and growing rapidly….

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Could ObamaCare Cause Hospitals To Lose Tax Exempt Status?

       I just read an interesting post by David Whelan on The Health Care Blog. In short, he points out that on full implementation, ObamaCare will drastically reduce the number…

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AHLA Offers Enhanced ADR Training Opportunities

     For many years, the American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”) Alternative Dispute Resolution Service has offered basic (one day) training courses in arbitration and mediation. I just heard from Geoff…

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NJ Bar Health Law Section Opens With Program On Health Reform

     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…

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Ken Feinberg (And Me!) On How To Settle A Dispute

     Ken Feinberg is probably America\’s most well-known neutral – an attorney, mediator and special master in administering mega-settlements such as those formed to compensate the victims of the 9/11…

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