Foley Hoag Partner Thomas Barker to Speak at the American Health Lawyers Association Conference

Fundamentals of Medicare to Be Main Focus of Discussion

October 23, 2013

Foley Hoag Partner Thomas Barker will be a featured speaker at the American Health Lawyers Association Conference on The Fundamentals of Health Law, being held November 3-5, 2013 at the Chicago Marriot Magnificent Mile.

Barker’s panel,  titled “Fundamentals of Medicare Parts C-D,” will feature the history and structure of Medicare managed care and prescription drug plan benefit; the breakdown of Parts C and D coverage, reimbursement, and appeals; current hot legal issues in Medicare Advantage; Affordable Care Act changes; and references and resources.

Barker serves as the Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's Healthcare Practice. He focuses his practice on complex federal and state health care legal and regulatory matters with a special expertise in Medicare and Medicaid law and regulations and the regulatory implementation of the federal health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The American Health Lawyers Association provides a collegial forum for interaction and information exchange to enable its members to serve their clients more effectively; to produce the highest quality non-partisan educational programs, products, and services concerning health law issues; and to serve as a public resource on selected healthcare legal issues.

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