Speeches

The attorneys of The Health Law Partners, P.C. regularly speak to legal and professional organizations, including the following:

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Healthcare Marketing Landscape - Stark Law, CMP Revisions, and The Assault on Marketing Programs" at the 2017 PaRADigm Conference in Chicago, IL on April 24-25, 2017.


Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. (Founding Shareholder) and Clinton Mikel, Esq. (Partner) will be presenting on the requirements of the Stark Laws and the Sunshine (Open Payments) Law at the Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs conference in Fort Worth, Texas on March 6, 2017. Their session will be in a question and answer format and based on a webinar that RBMA members will have the opportunity to watch online ahead of the conference.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. participated in the "Outside, In: Unhealthy Hacking: Medical Privacy in the Age of Cyber Attackshosted by POLITICO in Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. participated in the question and answer portion in the encore presentation of "Complying with New 2016 Stark Law Amendments" for Stafford Webinars on April 21, 2016

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Evolving Fraud & Abuse Enforcement: Major Defensive Stark Clarifications and the Evolution of Personal Accountability" at the Spring 2016 Corporate Compliance Officer Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 20, 2016.

Presenter of "Hot Topics in Health Law Tax," by Sunjay Sterling, Esq. at theMichigan 22nd Annual Health Law Institute. March 11, 2016

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Stark Law and Sunshine Act" at the 2016 RBMA Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 7, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Complying with New 2016 Stark Law Amendments" for Strafford Webinars on February 11, 2016.

"Physician Contracting Workshop," presented by Robert S. Iwrey, Esq., Oakland County Medical Society, March 2, 2016, Bloomfield Hills, MI.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on “That’s Remuneration? New Issues under the Anti-Kickback and stark Laws” at the 33rd Annual National CLE Conference in Vail, Colorado, on January 6, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Major 2016 Stark Law Changes" for Appeal Academy's Finally Friday! Webinar on December 4, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel,Esq. presented on "Hot Topics for Physician Compliance" at Gastroenterology Associates of Central Jersey, PA on September 15, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Cutting Edge Legal Development & Hot Topic Impacting Radiologists" at the 2015 AHRA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, on July 19, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., presented on "Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute - Keeping Up With Recent Trends From The Compliance Perspective" for AEI Seminars on June 25, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., presented on "Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute - Keeping Up with Recent Trends" at the American Bar Association's Annual Physicians Legal Issues Conference in Chicago, IL, on June 10, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Shedding Light on Market Practices & Physician-Industry Financial Relationships: Federal Stark Law Implications & The Sunshine Act". RBMA Conference, March 15-17, 2015.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on the topic of "Medical Device Trending Compliance Issues" at the Medical Device & Legal Professionals: A Collaborative Exchange. A Joint Meeting between the Medical Device Manufacturers Association and the American Bar Association. December 11-12, 2014.

Abby Pendleton, Esq.presented on the topic of Compliance at the Michigan Association of Reimbursement Officers (MARO) Fall Conference.

Robert S. Iwrey, Esq., presented "Physician Contracting Workshop for OB/GYN Residents,"Botsford Hospital, August 12, 2014, Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented "A View From The Cloud.  Cutting-Edge Insight on The HIPAA Omnibus Rule, Cloud Privacy & Security and HIPAA Enforcement",  The Physicians Legal Issues Conference, June 12, 2014.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. are featured speakers at the Physician Advisor RAC Summit in July 2014 in Chicago, IL.  For more information click here.

In need of Ethics credits?  ABA members can get them for free by attending, "You Mean HIPAA Applies to Lawyers?  Keeping Data Safe, Clients Happy and Your License Secure", with The HLP's, Clinton Mikel, Esq., as a Speaker/Moderator, April 21, 2014.

Abby Pendleton, Esq., Jessica Gustafson, Esq., and Michael Salvatore, MD presented, "Successfully Deal with Denials", Pre-Summit Workshops, Hotel Caribe Royale, Orlando, Florida, March 24, 2014.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. presented, "Overview and Recap of the 2014 CMS IPPS Final Rule", Pre-Summit Workshops, Hotel Caribe Royale, Orlando, Florida, March 24, 2014.

Robert S. Iwrey, Esq., presented "Physician Contracting Workshop," Oakland County Medical Society, March 14, 2012, Birmingham, Michigan.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented, "Roundtable: Stark Law and Sunshine Act Q&A With the Attorneys", RBMA Conference, March 10, 2014.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. will be presenting at The National RAC Summit 2nd Physician Advisor and UR Team Boot Camp Best Practices from Pre-Admission to Appeal, Chicago, IL, July 14-16, 2014.

"Compliance in 2014: What you Need to Know!", presented by Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Ranjan Sachdev, MD, MBA, CHC, and Jack Bert, MD, Moderator, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 14, 2014.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. presented, "Healthcare Laws and Legal Issues", AHIA Michigan Regional Seminar, February 18, 2014.

"Advanced Practice Providers-The Role of Nurse Practioners", by Abby Pendleton, Esq., and Nancy George.  ICLE's 20th Annual Health Law Institute, March 6-7, 2014, 4:35pm, The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth.

Jessica Gustafson, Esq. moderated, "Do-It-Yourself Valuation: When and How to Determine Fair Market Value Without an Outsider Appriaser", ABA Health Law Section, Physician Issues Interest Group, November 21, 2013.

"Legal Issues Arising from Health Information Technology", by Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Kathryn Hickner-Cruz, Esq., Transitioning to Accountable Care Organizations, St. Johns, Plymouth, September 18, 2013.

"Health Law 101: A Health Law Overview for Non-Health Law Attorneys", by Kathryn Hickner-Cruz, Esq., Live Teleconference CLE Seminar, October 22, 2013.  To register, please click here.

Strafford CLE Webinar- “Structuring Contracts with MCOs, ACOs and for Health Exchange Products: Tools and Negotiation Strategies for Providers to Maximize Benefits and Minimize Exposure”, by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., scheduled for Wednesday October 9, 2013 at 1-2:30pm EDT / 12-1:30pm CDT.

HIPAA Breach Webinar- “Do you know how to handle a HIPAA breach?”, by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., sponsored by the Compliancy Group, October 22, 2013.

HIPAA Compliance Seminar 2013 – Compliance Updates, by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Sponsored by Healthcare Financial Management Association, November 14th in Buffalo, NY.

Webinar –“Hot Topics in Commercial Plan-Provider Managed Care Contracting”, by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association, December 12th, 2013 1-2:30pm.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented, "Health Information Technology Policy and Regulations: Overview of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act", Health Information Technology: Improving Quality and Value, October 2013.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented, "Introduction to Privacy Law: HIPAA & Hitech for PI Lawyers", The 10th Annual No-Fault Institute, Friday, September 20, 2013.

"Health Law 101: A Health Law Overview for Non-Health Law Attorneys", by Kathryn Hickner-Cruz, Esq., Live Teleconference CLE Seminar, October 22, 2013.  To register, please click here.

"CMS's New Two-Midnight Rule for Inpatient Admissions: Strategies for Hospital Compliance", by Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq., AIS Webinar, September 26, 2013.

Regulations Impacting Healthcare Marketing, by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq., AHRA 41st Annual Meeting and Exposition, Minneapolis, MN, July 28-31, 2013.

Recent Developments and Key Legal Issues Impacting Radiology Practices, by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq., AHRA 41st Annual Meeting and Exposition, Minneapolis, MN, July 28-31, 2013.

The Medicare Audit Landscape:  What Radiology Practices Need to Know, by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq., AHRA 41st Annual Meeting and Exposition, Minneapolis, MN, July 28-31, 2013.

On August 16, 2013, Abby Pendleton presented on the 2014 IPPS Final Rule on Appeal Academy’s Finally Friday.

On August 23, 2013, Jessica Gustafson presented on the 2014 IPPS Final Rule on Appeal Academy’s Finally Friday.

Kathryn Hickner-Cruz, Esq. and  Jerry Aben, Esq. presented at the OMA Conference at the Haworth Inn & Conference Center, Holland, MI on September 26, 2013.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented, "TeleHealth Legal Update", on July 26, 2013.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. participated in The ABA Health Law Section's, "From the Top: Health Law Leaders and Their Paths to Success", a Podcast where established health lawyers share details about how they managed their careers to be among the top in their field.

Negotiating an Electronic Health Record (EHR) Agreement: A Marriage Between Healthcare and Technology, Moderated by Clinton Mikel, Esq., June 20th, 2013.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented at the Physicians Legal Issues Conference, American Bar Association Health Law Section in conjunction with Chicago Medical Society, Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago, IL, June 13-15, 2013.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Carey Kalmowitz, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented Healthcare/Real Estate Issues Primer to NAI Farbman and it's hospital clients, May 17th, 2013.

Robert S. Iwrey, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. presented on "Increased Scrutiny on HealthCare Providers and How to Avoid Becoming A Target" to the Huron Valley Physician Association at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti, MI, May 7, 2013.

Dan Brown, Esq. presented to the Ohio Association of Home Care in Perrysburg, Ohio on May 3rd, 2013.

What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about the Affordable Care Act aka “ObamaCare”, by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., May 2, 2013.

"The Affordable Care Act's Impact on Consolidation in Healthcare: ACOs", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., May 2, 2013.

"Panel of Experts Speak On How the Omnibus Rule Will Effect You", Free HIPAA Webinar by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Lori La Salle, Esq., and Gina Dolan, Esq., Tuesday, April 30th.

"Implementation of the Affordable Care Act: Implications for 2014 and Beyond", Moderated by Ron Lebow, Esq., The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, March 2013.

Abby Pendleton, Esq., Jack Bert, M.D., and Ranjan Sachdev, M.D. MBA, CHC spoke at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting on March 19, 2013 in Chicago.  They presented on the topic “Compliance 2013- What You Need to Know”.

Lori La Salle, Esq. and Gina Dolan, Esq.  presented a webinar, "Pitfalls of Documentation in the Age of EHR", March 19 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST).

Dan Brown, Esq. presented at MEDTRADE in Las Vegas Nevada on March 18th, 2013.

Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. presented, "Continuous Compliance: An Operational Approach", CHC Webinar, March 13, 2013, 11:00am-12:00pm (EST).

Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. presented, "Continuous Compliance - An Operational Approach That Must Address HIPAA Updates".  Please view the above link to register.  Grassi & Co., Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EST), Jericho, NY.

“The DOs and DON’Ts of Controlled Substance Prescribing in MI,”  presented by Robert S. Iwrey, Esq. and Frederick Woodward of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, MI, February 18, 2013.

“Increased Provider Scrutiny: Don't Be a Target” by Robert S. Iwrey, Esq., The 2012-13 Medical-Dental-Legal Update, American Educational Institute (a CME accredited course for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits), August 8, 2012.

St. Mary Mercy Hospital Continuing Medical Education (CME) program: TOPIC: “The Savvy (& Safe) Physician’s Guide to Utilizing EMRs”, by Clinton Mikel, Esq., January 23, 2013.

Clinton Mikel, Esq. is on the Health Law Section Podcast Panel for ABA Podcast, "Interested in a Career in Health Law?".

Kathryn Hickner-Cruz, Esq. and Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. presented "Developing and Implementing Corporate Compliance for Accountable Care Organizations", A Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. Webinar, January 16, 2013.

Dan Brown, Esq. presented at the Georgia Association of Medical Equipment Services Legislative Conference in Atlanta GA on January 30th, 2013.

Lori La Salle, Esq. and Gina Dolan, Esq.  presented "Pitfalls of Documentation in the Age of EHR", for the Chinese-American Medical Society on January 29th, 2013.

"Fundamentals of Health Law: Stark Law Basics", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., American Bar Association, January 24, 2013.