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Health Law Basics Bootcamp 2022


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  • Start Date:2022-03-07 19:00:00
  • End Date:2025-03-07 19:00:00
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  • Level:Basic
  • Topics:Health Law

$199.00 ["ProPass"]

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Overview

A day-long refresher on Health Law essentials

Whether you are a health law novice, or a seasoned practitioner looking to brush up on the basics, this course has you covered. Offering longer, more in-depth sessions and more topics, get the building blocks you need for your health law knowledge base.

Build a solid foundation for your clients and your practice with sessions about:

  • Health professional licensure in PA
  • Health care facility licensure in PA
  • Long term care issues
  • Medical staff issues
  • Third party payments
  • Medicare/Medicaid fraud and abuse
  • HIPAA privacy
  • HIPAA security

All attendees will receive the course materials as a digital book. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI customer service at 800-932-4637. Please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed version of the course book to be shipped.

Recorded in March 2022.


You have a lot on your plate. We’ll help you stay on top of your compliance — in PA and beyond.

Meet The Faculty

Thomas Weber Esq.

Mr. Weber was born in Erie, Pennsylvania. He was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1990. Tom is a member of the Dauphin County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He practices in the areas of Business Planning, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Professional Licensing, and Professional Negligence. He devotes a substantial amount of his practice representing the interests of healthcare professionals. He frequently lectures throughout the state on legal/healthcare issues and has been published extensively on such matters. Mr. Weber received degrees from Pennsylvania State University (B.S., with distinction, 1987) and Dickinson Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1990), where he was a member of the Dickinson Law Review from 1989-1990.

Victoria Johnson Esq.

Ms. Johnson is a partner in the Exton office of Fox Rothschild, LLP. As a member of the firm’s Health Law Group, she concentrates her practice on corporate and health care transactions. Specifically, her focus involves the counseling of hospitals, ambulatory surgical facilities, diagnostic testing facilities, nursing facilities, home health and home care companies, pharmacies, medical practitioners and practices and other health care providers and facilities on a wide variety of state and federal licensing and regulatory issues; advising clients with respect to Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, compliance and other issues; and providing guidance with respect to the day to day operational and contracting issues affecting health care providers. Additionally, she represents clients on both sides of health care and corporate mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Ms. Johnson was named a U.S.A. Top Women Dealmaker in 2020 by Global M&A Network and selected as a “Pennsylvania Rising Star” by Philadelphia magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2007 and 2008). She lectures frequently regarding facility and physician contracting issues and has contributed several articles to Staying Well Within the Law, a newsletter on current legal issues, as well as other industry publications. She received her B.A., cum laude, from Villanova University and earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Tulane Law School.

Danielle Sapega Esq.

Ms. Sapega focuses her practice on health law, specifically, transactional matters, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, Ms. Sapega gained significant experience in regulatory affairs at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania – Penn Medicine, where she assisted with Department of Health and Joint Commission survey preparation, policy review, clinical staff education, and legal compliance work. Subsequently, she served as associate counsel for Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health where she frequently negotiated a wide variety of hospital contracts and counseled hospital executives and departmental leadership on a multitude of matters involving HIPAA/HITECH, Stark and Anti-Kickback, governance, policy management, medical staff and credentialing, governmental survey preparation, and information security. She also managed multiple hospital-wide regulatory compliance projects related to governmental regulation and accrediting body standard adherence. She served as a member of the Lancaster General Hospital Institutional Review Board and regularly negotiated clinical trial sponsorship agreements on behalf of the Lancaster General Hospital Research Institute. Before her time at Penn Medicine, Ms. Sapega worked in private practice in defense litigation. Ms. Sapega earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and her law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she served as executive editor of publications of the Temple Journal of Science, Technology, and Environmental Law. Ms. Sapega went on to receive her master’s degree in health policy from Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health.

David Hoffman Esq.

Mr. Hoffman is president of David Hoffman & Associates PC, a national consulting firm he established in 2005 that has expertise in law, policy, corporate compliance, and regulations that apply to healthcare delivery, patient safety, long-term care and fraud. His firm assists some of the nation’s largest healthcare providers adhere to regulatory requirements designed to ensure patient safety through legal and clinical compliance. He has also consulted with the U.S. Department of Justice and State Attorneys General Offices regarding failure of care in institutional settings and has been appointed by state and federal authorities to serve as a Monitor for long-term care facilities and as an Independent Review Organization (IRO) pursuant to a Corporate Integrity Agreement. Mr. Hoffman also serves as Practice Professor of Law at the Kline School of Law at Drexel University where he specializes in patient safety and compliance. He also is as an Adjunct Professor at Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions. For over a dozen years, Mr. Hoffman served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, prosecuting health care fraud matters civilly and criminally where, amongst other accomplishments, pursued nursing home neglect by using the False Claims Act against long-term care providers who provided care that was tantamount to no care at all. Prior to joining the U. S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Hoffman served in the Governor’s Office of General Counsel as Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Previously, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. Elected as a Fellow for The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Mr. Hoffman is a former President and current Board Member of The Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society.  He also serves as a member of the Editorial Board of Compliance Today, the monthly publication for the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). After receiving his JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, he clerked for Judge Anthony J. Scirica in state and federal court.

Daniel Shay Esq.

Mr. Shay is an attorney with Alice G. Gosfield and Associates, P.C. His practice is restricted to health law and health care regulation focusing primarily on physician representation, fraud and abuse compliance, Medicare Part B reimbursement, and HIPAA compliance in the physician context. He also has a keen interest in intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademark, data control, and confidentiality. Applying this interest to the firm’s practice focus, he is especially involved in issues of provider ownership and control of their data, software license agreements, and the developing world of sharing and interface of healthcare data systems and the data within them. Mr. Shay received his Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in 2000 from Vanderbilt University and his juris doctorate degree from Emory University School of Law in 2003. Mr. Shay is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and the American Health Law Association. 

Salvatore Rotella Jr., Esq.

Mr. Rotella is a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, and practices in the firm’s Health Care Section and in its Philadelphia office. He represents health care providers in a broad range of contracting, regulatory, and reimbursement matters, including negotiating network agreements and in connection with in-network and out-of-network reimbursement disputes with public and commercial payors. He also advises providers on general health care billing and compliance issues, and on privacy law requirements. He frequently represents behavioral health care providers and ambulatory surgical centers in particular. Before joining Buchanan Ingersoll, Mr. Rotella served as Chief Compliance Officer & Regulatory Counsel for the D.C. Department of Mental Health and as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice. He was also in private practice with two other national law firms in Philadelphia and a third in Washington, D.C. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.A. from Harvard University, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

David Sokolow Esq.

Mr. Sokolow is a partner and Co-Chair of the Health Law Group at Fox Rothschild LLP. Practicing in the Philadelphia and Princeton, New Jersey offices of the firm, he counsels and represents hospitals and health systems, physicians and medical groups, independent practice associations, allied health professionals, skilled nursing facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging facilities, home health and rehabilitation agencies, clinical laboratories, medical equipment suppliers, health care management and consulting companies, and other entrepreneurial and institutional health care clients. His practice concentrates in a variety of regulatory and transactional areas, including fraud and abuse and physician self-referral, health care compliance programs and third party payor audits, provider and facility licensing, reimbursement and payment issues, Medicare and Medicaid, certificate of need and health planning, managed care, physician-hospital relations, accountable care organizations and integrated delivery systems, and health care affiliations, joint ventures and contractual arrangements, including clinical co-management, medical practice leasing and super-groups. Mr. Sokolow’s experience also includes appearances before Medicare’s Provider Reimbursement Review Board and other health-care related litigation. He has served as a director of the Pennsylvania Society of Healthcare Attorneys, and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Health Care Law Committee, the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section, the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Health and Hospital Law Section, and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Health Law Committee. He has written extensively and has spoken on health care issues in a variety of venues. Mr. Sokolow received his B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1988 and his J.D. from Temple University in 1992 following graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Sokolow has been named one of the leading healthcare attorneys in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by Chambers USA, and he has been AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America for health care law.