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Health Law Section

The Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA.  Its 8,500 strong members from across the United States represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers, teaching and research organizations, managed care organizations and other third-party payors, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers.

21st Annual Washington Health Law Summit

As the future of U.S. healthcare continues to evolve, the 21st Annual Washington Health Law Summit (WHS) is the one event you can’t afford to miss! It is essential for advisors in all segments of the healthcare industry to stay up-to-date on the latest legislative and policy developments, as well as the implementation of significant healthcare initiatives emanating from the federal government, including Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Department of Justice, the Office of the Inspector General, and other vital agencies.

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False Claims Act Mock Trial Institute 2024

Join us January 17 - 19 to learn the art of trying a False Claims Act case to a jury verdict in this award-winning program.

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In Person Events

View all Health Law Section upcoming conferences and in-person events

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Health Law Section promotes collaboration, coordination, and communication to advance ABA Goal III – to eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the Section, legal profession, and justice system.

Our Interest Groups

Free for Health Law Section Members

The main work of the Section is done through its twenty Interest Groups (IGs). The IGs provide opportunities for participation by Section members, creating a forum for interaction and networking in the area of shared interest.

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ABA Health Law Section Communities

This new web-based platform is designed to make it easier for you to connect and collaborate with your peers, discuss important health law topics related to your Interest Group and Task Force preferences, and keep up-to-date about the latest member offerings.


ABA Health Law Section Audio

Subscribe to the Audio Editions of The Health Lawyer, ABA Health eSource, Voices in Health Law and more! Simply enter the email address corresponding to your Health Law Section membership to get started | Powered by ModioLegal

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Voices in Health Law

A podcast of the American Bar Association Health Law Section reflecting the diverse industry voices of the healthcare bar. An episode is released every other Tuesday on ModioLegal, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and More!

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Annual Law Firm Recognition

The ABA Health Law Section is proud to announce the Tenth Annual Top 10 Recognitions for the South, Southeast & D.C., Midwest, Northeast and West Regions.

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Message from Section Chair, Adrienne Dresevic

Welcome to the Health Law Section website. Whether you are a longtime member, or considering membership, I hope you find our website to be a resource that helps you locate the information you are seeking. Our website provides access to information about the services, publications, CLE, and other benefits available through the Section. If you have any questions, or are interested in membership in the Section, please contact Carol Simmons, Associate Director, at [email protected].

Contact Information

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