FTLF Attorneys Address Policy and Operational Issues Facing Health Centers at National Forum

Attorneys from across FTLF’s health care and federal grants practice groups will be leading sessions on significant operational and policy issues facing health centers at the 2014 Policy and Issues (P&I) Forum in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The P&I sessions address key issues for health centers including: emergency preparedness, HRSA operational site visits, FTCA compliance, the new “Supercircular,” and governance.

Presenting FTLF attorneys are Jacki Leifer, Ted Waters, Adam Falcone, Michael Glomb, Marcie Zakheim, Martin Bree, Matthew Freedus, Molly Evans, Susannah Vance Gopalan, Carrie Bill, and Laura Hoffman.

The firm’s attorneys are leading the sessions below. Please note that all session dates and times are based on NACHC’s preliminary schedule and subject to change. Please refer to the NACHC website for final session dates and times. 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Board Member Boot Camp: Legal Responsibilities and Liability Session 9:45-10:55 am  Jacki Leifer

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Health Care Coalition: FQHCs as Critical Partners in Preparedness 8:30-10 am Molly Evans & Laura Hoffman

HRSA Operational Site Visits: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond 8:30-10 am Marcie Zakheim

Preventing and Responding to Workplace Violence: A Risk Management Approach 10:30 am – Noon Molly Evans & Laura Hoffman
Friday, March 21, 2014

Building Primary Care Networks 8:30-10 am Adam Falcone

Peer-to-Peer Networking Session: Mergers & Consolidations 8:30-10 am Carrie Bill

From Policy to Practice: Credentialing and Privileging of Health Center Clinicians, A Cornerstone of an FTCA-Compliant Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Plan – Learning Lab 1:30-4:30 pm Martin Bree, Molly Evans, & Matthew Freedus

Navigating 340B Policy for Your Health Center 1:30-3 pm  Michael Glomb

Understanding the New “Supercircular” 1:30-3 pm Ted Waters & Susannah Vance Gopalan

Peer-to-Peer Networking Session: Managed Care Contracting/Building Primary Care Networks 1:30-3 pm Adam Falcone

HRSA Administrative Policy Update 3:30-5:30 pm Jacki Leifer

Peer-to-Peer Networking Session: Board Experience 3:30-5 pm Marcie Zakheim

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Federal Tort Claims Act: Are You Really Covered? 7:30-9:30 am Martin Bree, Molly Evans, & Matthew Freedus

Peer-to-Peer Networking Session: Reimbursement 8:00-9:30 am Ted Waters

The full P&I forum schedule is available and registration is open on the NACHC website.  

Mr. Bree is a member of the New Jersey Bar and is not licensed in Washington, DC. His practice is limited to federal health care matters.