Sandra Durkin presented at AHLA's Health Plan Law and Compliance Institute on November 15, 2019. The presentation was titled Litigation Trends in the Era of Health Care Reform: Lessons and Opportunities for Health Plans in Understanding, Avoiding, and Resolving Disputes.
As lawyers, we are taught the path to success is through demonstrations of force or outward aggression. We should confidently articulate what we want, leave little or no room for alternative viewpoints (since they are necessarily inferior) and resort to fear and threats to gain acquiescence.
Strategic Health Law’s own Sandra Durkin has been invited to speak at the American Health Lawyers Association’s Health Plan Law and Compliance Institute on November 15, 2019. Sandra will present alongside Archana Rajendra of the Henry Ford System, Health Alliance Plan Health Alliance Plan of Michigan discussing Litigation Trends in the Era of Health Care Reform: Lessons and Opportunities for Health Plans in Understanding, Avoiding, and Resolving Disputes.
I recently had a conversation with an attorney who has a young child. She thanked me for sharing that, when I reflect back as the mom of two boys ages 16 and 11, I am unequivocally glad I kept practicing law after having them. I decided to communicate this feeling more broadly after hesitating at first because it can be an emotional and personal topic and I didn’t want to come across as casting judgment on anyone else.
Fox Swibel is pleased to announce that top rated construction litigation attorney Jean Gallo Wine has joined its Construction Law Practice Group as a lateral partner. Jean’s extensive construction law experience and expertise enhances Fox Swibel’s highly regarded Construction Law Practice which has experienced significant growth in the last couple of years.
Despite the advent of online shopping, many consumers still do not feel comfortable buying clothes online given the risk of receiving clothes that do not fit. This lack of confidence hurts fashion e-retailers, as well as brick and mortar retailers with online platforms. Technology, however, is remedying this problem through the use of pictures, videos and algorithms to determine perfect clothing size and improve the shopping experience.
CMS just issued a new proposed Part D rule, which would create a new transaction standard for Part D e-prescribing and prior authorization request and response transmissions (or “ePA transaction standard”).
Strategic Health Law’s updated website reflects our Plan Focus. Plan Focus is a mindset and a strategic commitment. We know the health plan industry like it is our own. We serve dozens of health plans, including national, regional, and local carriers. Our clients range in geographic scope from Hawaii, across the continental U.S. from the Pacific Northwest to New England and Florida and including Puerto Rico.
Strategic Health Law is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.