Wednesday, April 28, 2010

June 10 - Health Care Reform

On Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 5:30 PM, the Philadelphia Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society proudly presents:

Health Care Reform:
Understanding and Challenging the New Law

John S. Hoff, Esq.
Trustee, Galen Institute
Health Care Lawyer and Policy Analyst

*NEW* Location: *NEW*
Blank Rome LLP
One Logan Square
18th & Cherry Streets
Philadelphia, PA

John Hoff has a unique background that combines both health care policy and legal expertise. He served as the Health Attaché of the United States Mission to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the U.S. Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) from 2005-2009. While stationed in Paris, Mr. Hoff represented the U.S. Government on a broad range of issues of health and science policy on the international level, including intellectual property rights, health information technology, medical innovation, and comparative health systems data.

Prior to his work with UNESCO and the OECD, Mr. Hoff served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was in charge of the Office of Disability, Aging, and Long Term Care Policy. He led the Office’s research on these issues, and also worked on additional policy initiatives such as reform of the medical malpractice litigation system, improvements in patient safety, and reform of the health care financing system.

Before joining the Government, Mr. Hoff practiced law for more than 30 years, specializing in health law and policy.

A founding board member of the Galen Institute, Hoff has published a number of articles and drafted legislation on health care issues, including the first bill introduced in Congress for market-based health care reform.

Preregistration is required for security purposes.  The deadline for preregistration is Monday, June 7.  Check in and reception begins 5:00 p.m.

This program is approved in Pennsylvania for one (1) hour of substantive CLE credit.  Continuing Legal Education credit is available for $15.00 for non-members, $5.00 for Federalist Society members.  If no CLE credit is requested, admission is $5.00.

For more information or to preregister, call Kristy Crouthamel at (215) 569-5500, or e-mail .

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