Karen Owens Reappointed to Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys Board of Directors

Karen Owens Provides AzSHA with Affordable Care Act Anti-Sex Discrimination Overview

Karen Owens spoke at an Arizona Society for Healthcare Attorneys (AzSHA) meeting about the sex discrimination prohibitions in Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. Co-presenting with Trent Stechschulte, general counsel and compliance officer of Equitas Health in Ohio, Karen addressed the history and current status of Section 1557, along with major court decisions and practical realities for providers. Karen, who serves on the AzSHA Board of Directors, represents health care systems, hospitals, clinics, and other providers in a variety of matters including quality management, medical staff credentialing and peer review, medical staff structures, bylaws and confidentiality, as well as National Practitioner Data Bank, state professional board, and other government reporting. Review the full program summary here....

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Kristen Rosati Reviews a Year of Health Law Updates for AHLA’s Annual Meeting

Kristen Rosati’s AHLA & AzSHA Presentations Highlight 2020 Health Care Law Developments

At the annual American Health Law Association (AHLA) Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, Kristen Rosati educated industry professionals on the numerous legal developments 2020 brought to the health care industry. She also shared her “Year in Review” presentation at the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys’ (AzSHA) February meeting. During these presentations, Kristen focused on significant legal updates resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of regulations passed during the Trump Administration’s waning days. She provided health care lawyers with an overview of several topics related to the pandemic, including new legislation, the rapid rise of telemedicine, claims and developing immunity, and financial relief for providers and attendant risks. Her presentation also explored health care reform, including significant Supreme Court decisions and the status of the...

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Melissa Soliz Elected President of the Arizona Society for Healthcare Attorneys

Three Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys Present at Arizona Health Law Basics Conference

Our nationally recognized health care practice made an impressive showing at the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys’ (AzSHA) Arizona Health Law Basics Conference at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Attorneys Scott Bennett, Marki Stewart, and Melissa Soliz offered expertise on various health care legal matters in educational seminars at the event.   Scott and Marki participated in the “Emergent Technologies” panel, sharing knowledge of developing telehealth technologies, and explaining the impact of artificial intelligence on health care. Marki spoke about licensing procedures, board exams, and peer review processes in a presentation titled “ADHS Licensing, Professional Boards and Peer Review.”Melissa presented on compliance issues in “Privacy Survey: HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, GDPR and State Laws.”  Scott has extensive experience assisting clients in health care and other industries with information privacy and...

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Karen Owens Reappointed to Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys Board of Directors

Karen Owens Reappointed to Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys Board of Directors

With a long-standing commitment to advancing health care law in Arizona, attorney Karen Owens has been reappointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys (AzSHA). She will serve a 3-year term.  As a member of the Board of Directors, Karen will organize a variety of educational seminars and conferences for members, focusing on current issues impacting the health care industry. AzSHA provides a forum for health care lawyers to network, participate in ongoing professional development, exchange ideas, and more. Karen helped co-found AzSHA in 1992, when the organization was known as the Arizona Association of Healthcare Lawyers. Karen represents health care systems, hospitals, clinics, and other providers in a variety of matters, including quality management, medical staff credentialing and peer review, medical staff structures,...

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