January 30, 2015 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East AB
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

VIDEO: Session 1: Public Health, George Annas and Kevin Outterson
VIDEO: Session 2: Tobacco, Andrew Sussman and Wendy Parmet
VIDEO: Session 3: Issues Facing Clinicians, Christopher Robertson, Christine Mitchell, I. Glenn Cohen, and Charles Baron
VIDEO: Session 4: Innovation, Claire Laporte and Rachel Sachs
VIDEO: Hot Topics in Massachusetts Health Law, Jeffrey Sanchez
VIDEO: Session 5: Health Insurance, Abbe Gluck and Matthew Lawrence
VIDEO: Session 6: Employer Involvement in Health Care, Holly Fernandez Lynch and Kristin Madison
VIDEO: Session 7: Health Care Systems, Amitabh Chandra, Einer Elhauge, Millie Solomon, and Ashish Jha
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Couldn't make it in person? Check out the individual sessions in the videos linked above and the collaborative blog series on the Health Affairs Blog (links below)!

The Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review symposium featured leading experts discussing major developments during 2014 and what to watch out for in 2015. The discussion at this day long event covered hot topics in such areas as health insurance, health care systems, public health, innovation, and other issues facing clinicians and patients. 

For more on the topics discussed at the conference, check out Gregory Curfman (Harvard Health Publications of Harvard Medical School), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Petrie-Flom Center), I. Glenn Cohen (Petrie-Flom Center) on the Health Affairs Blog: "Last Year Was A Wild One For Health Law — What’s On The Docket For 2015?"

For a wrap-up of this year's P/Review and a discussion of what's to come at our Fourth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review in January 2016, check out Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, and Gregory Curfman's wrap-up at the Health Affairs Blog, "Until Next Year".

Slide presentations by selected presenters are available upon request. Please contact petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu if you would like to request slides.

Agenda

All panels concluded with time for audience Q&A.

7:45 - 8:15am, Registration

A continental breakfast will be provided.

8:15 - 8:20, Welcome Remarks

8:20 - 9:05am, Session 1: Public Health

  • The Legal and Public Health Response to Ebola - George Annas, Boston University  

  • Legal Measures to Stem Antibiotic Resistance - Kevin Outterson, Boston University

9:05 - 9:50am, Session 2: Tobacco

9:50 - 10:00am, Break

10:00 - 11:25am, Session 3: Issues Facing Clinicians

11:25am - 12:10pm, Session 4: Innovation

  • Key Life Science IP Cases of 2014 - Claire Laporte, Foley Hoag

  • FDA Regulation of Lab-Developed Tests - Rachel Sachs, Harvard Law School/Petrie-Flom Center

12:10 - 12:30pm, Pick up Lunch

Lunch will be provided.

12:30 - 1:20pm, Hot Topics in Massachusetts Health Law

  • Jeffrey Sanchez, House Chairman for Joint Committee on Public Health, Massachusetts House of Representatives

1:20 - 1:30pm, Break

1:30 - 2:15pm, Session 5: Health Insurance

  • The ACA, Exchanges, and Subsidies: Key Cases - Abbe Gluck, Yale Law School

  • The ACA, Exchanges, and Subsidies: Policy and Implementation - Matthew J. B. Lawrence, Harvard Law School/Petrie-Flom Center

2:15 - 3:00pm, Session 6: Employer Involvement in Health Care

  • The Contraceptives Coverage Mandate and Accommodations - Holly Fernandez Lynch, Harvard Law School/Petrie-Flom Center

  • Employee Wellness Programs - Kristin Madison, Northeastern University

3:00 - 3:15pm, Break

3:15 - 4:40pm, Session 7: Health Care Systems

  • Antitrust and Hospital Mergers - Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Kennedy School 

  • New Supreme Court Ruling on The Antitrust Liability of State Licensing Boards - Einer Elhauge, Harvard Law School 

  • Learning Health Care Systems  - Millie Solomon, Harvard Medical School/The Hastings Center

  • Problems at the VA - Ashish Jha, Harvard School of Public Health

4:40 - 4:55pm, Closing Remarks

4:55 - 5:00pm, Cosponsors Adjournment

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Health Affairs Blog Series

Sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the New England Journal of Medicine; co-sponsored by the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, the Hastings Center, and Health Affairs, with support from the Oswald DeN. Cammann Fund.

Videos

VIDEO: Session 1: Public Health, George Annas and Kevin Outterson
VIDEO: Session 2: Tobacco, Andrew Sussman and Wendy Parmet
VIDEO: Session 3: Issues Facing Clinicians, Christopher Robertson, Christine Mitchell, I. Glenn Cohen, and Charles Baron
VIDEO: Session 4: Innovation, Claire Laporte and Rachel Sachs
VIDEO: Hot Topics in Massachusetts Health Law, Jeffrey Sanchez
VIDEO: Session 5: Health Insurance, Abbe Gluck and Matthew Lawrence
VIDEO: Session 6: Employer Involvement in Health Care, Holly Fernandez Lynch and Kristin Madison
VIDEO: Session 7: Health Care Systems, Amitabh Chandra, Einer Elhauge, Millie Solomon, and Ashish Jha

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