Mintz Levin Attorney Karen Lovitch to Co-Chair PLI's "Health Care 2011"

05.26.2011 - Washington, DC

Karen S. Lovitch, a Member and Practice Leader of the Health Law Practice of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will co-chair the Practicing Law Institute’s “Health Care 2011.” The seminar will take place on June 1 at the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) New York Conference Center in New York City.

The seminar will examine the current state of health care law and what the future might hold. It will cover a broad range of issues confronting providers today including: Drug/Device Promotion and Advertising: Hot Topics; Marketing Activities and Provider Relationships: Rules and More, including False claims, anti-kickback, and Stark laws; Health Care Reform: A Year Later, including discussions on HIPAA and HITECH, ACOs, and Enforcement Tools; Compliance Investigation: Hypothetical Case.

Ms. Lovitch’s practice involves counseling health care clients on regulatory, transactional, and operational issues, including Medicare coverage and reimbursement, the development and implementation of health care compliance programs, and licensure and certification matters. In addition, Ms. Lovitch advises clients on the legal, practical, and fraud and abuse implications of business arrangements. Her expertise includes the anti-kickback statute, the Stark law, and state statutes prohibiting kickbacks and self-referrals.

Attorneys in Mintz Levin's Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters. Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.

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