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Health Law Events at January 2015 AALS Annual Meeting

   Health Law Events at the January 2015 AALS Annual Meeting
Friday, JAN. 2
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Lebanese Taverna
2641 Connecticut NW
Health Law Professors Reception 
Drinks & heavy hors d’oeuvres
Saturday, JAN. 3
10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Marriott Park Wardman
Maryland Suite A Lobby Level
Competition Policy in Health Care
Section on Antitrust & Economic Regulation
Co-sponsored by Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care
Competition in health care is a fundamental issue to a better functioning health care system that benefits consumers. The panel will discuss some of the most exciting issues in the interface between the two areas: competition between for profits and not for profits, hospital mergers, anti-competitive state licensing and other forms of state action, reverse payments in pharmaceuticals, integration through ACOs or merger, and contractual relations between payers and providers.
Panelists:
·         Thomas L. Greaney, Saint Louis University School of Law
·         Rebecca Haw, Vanderbilt University Law School
·         Kristin M. Madison, Northeastern University School of Law
·         Ann Marie Marciarille, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
·         Hillary Greene, University of Connecticut School of Law (moderator)
Saturday, JAN. 3
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Diplomat Ballroom Lobby Level
Lunch Debate: Resolved, that the Affordable Care Act
Does Not Authorize Subsidies for Individuals Purchasing
Health Insurance Through Federal Exchanges
Speakers:
·         Jonathan Adler, Case Western University School of Law
·         Nicholas Bagley, University of Michigan School of Law
Saturday, JAN.

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