Tuesday, October 15, 2013
AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care
2014 Section Program
Sustainability and Health
Saturday, January 4, 2014, 2:00–3:45 p.m.
Ani B. Satz, Emory University School of Law, Moderator
Stephen Miller, University of Idaho School of Law, The Police Power and Public Health in the Age of Sustainability
Melissa Powers, Lewis and Clark Law School, Climate Action Plans and Urban Pollution
Laurie Ristino, Vermont Law School, Food Policy for Improving Sustainability and Health: A Proposed Legal Framework
Mark Izeman, NRDC, Emerging Trends in Regional Food Law: Implications for Sustainability and Health
Ashley Rhinehart, Humane Society of the U.S., Factory Farming, Sustainability, & Public Health
Joanna Sax, California Western School of Law, Revisiting the Role of the Value of a Statistical Life Through Fracking
This panel will explore the effects of the environment on health in western nations and the role that sustainability initiatives play with regard to wellness. The panel will be interdisciplinary, broadly spanning topics in health, environmental, and animal law and policy as well as public health, land use, and urban planning.
Proceedings will be published in the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics.
2014 Co-Sponsored Program
In Partnership with the Section on Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law
The Role of Nonprofits Under the Affordable Care Act
Friday, January 3, 2014, 10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Kathleen M. Boozang, Seton Hall University School of Law, Policies Addressing Care and Reimbursement for Undocumented Patients
Erin C. Fuse Brown, Georgia State University College of Law,
Fairness Is Not Charity: The Inadequate 501(r) Charge Limit and
Collection Rules for Tax-Exempt Hospitals and a Proposal for Expansion
Mary Crossley, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Nonprofit Hospitals as Partners in Community Health Improvement: Lessons from the Community Reinvestment Act
Thomas (Tim) L. Greaney, Saint Louis University School of Law, Nonprofit Hospital Conversions and Closings after Health Reform
Mark A. Hall, Wake Forest University School of Law, Nonprofit Health Insurance Cooperatives: A Weak Idea that Might Actually Help
Robert A. Katz, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, American Exceptionalism: The U.S. Tax Code's Refusal to Treat Health Care as a Per Se Charitable Purpose
Jean Wright Veilleux, Charlotte School of Law, Unlikely Hero: How the IRS Can Use Its Regulatory Authority to Rescue the Medicaid Program
Catherine E. Livingston, Jones Day, Commentator
This panel will address the role of nonprofit organizations under the Affordable Care Act of 2010 ("ACA"). Broad topics include: the ACA’s new requirements for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt hospitals; Care and Reimbursement for Medicaid and Undocumented Patients; and nonprofit Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs).
Proceedings will be published in the Indiana Health Law Review.