ABA Health eSource
January 2010 Volume 6 Number 5

Free Resources from the Health Law Section

Now that the holiday season is over, the Health Law Section of the ABA would like to share a few of your current member benefit offerings as part of our ongoing effort to keep you apprised of all your Section membership has to offer. Please review the list below for links to materials you may find useful. To access members-only resources, please first login to the ABA website at www.myaba.com using your ABA ID or email address. Note that your password is your last name, unless you've changed it. If you have any issues logging onto the website, please contact the ABA Service Center at 800-285-2221.

Health Law Section Podcasts
Podcasts are downloadable MP3 files that may be played back on your computer or portable MP3 player (iPod). Because these files are larger, download times may take longer.

Health Law Section HITECH Task Force
The Health Law Section HITECH Task Force, comprised of over 60 attorneys from across the country, have volunteered their time to help develop several resources addressing HITECH. They include white papers, FAQS, amoung other documents which are complimentary to all Health Law Section members.

Health Law Section Publications

Career Productivity Series: FREE to ABA members

Navigating through today’s economic climate has proven to be a daunting, but not insurmountable task. Listen to the ABA Career Productivity Series for insight on how to overcome career challenges during this volatile time. Join us for one or more of these three teleconferences (limited space is available for these programs). The programs in the series focus on how to identify job opportunities, utilize social media, and develop strategies for succeeding as a solo practitioner.   
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January 7

How to Use Social Media in Job Searches

January 21

Ten Questions that Lawyers Ask about a Job Search

February 5

Smart Soloing: Success Strategies for Diverse Lawyers

Discounted CLE Teleconference and Live Programs

The Health Law Section sponsors or co-sponsors at least one CLE teleconference or live event every other week. Health Law Section members receive significant discounts to these valuable programs for gaining and maintaining a deep understanding of healthcare law. Check back often here as new programs are added regularly:

January 13

Prescription for Conflict: The Scope of Federal Preemption Under Medicare Parts C and D

January 14

Fundamentals of Medical Staff and Peer Review

January 27

Employment and Other Alternatives for Physicians

January 28

HITECH Act: Avoiding Penalties in a High Penalty World and the Evolution of Business Associates

February 4

Stark Law Basics

February 17-19
Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference 2010, Phoenix, AZ

March 11

Anti-Kickback Law Basics

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