December 16th Lunch & Learn Webinar: Legal Hot Topics

NCMGMA-NCMS Webinar Series

December 16th Lunch & Learn Webinar:
Legal Hot Topics

December 16, 2015 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Sponsored by Medical Mutual


North Carolina Medical Group Management Association, in cooperation with the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation, invites you to join our December webinar focusing on several healthcare law hot topics, scheduled for Wednesday, December 16th from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Hot Topics to include:

  • Tort Reform Worked! Update on the effect of a cap on plaintiffs’ non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases in North Carolina, with bonus information on the ACA’s potential limiting effect on plaintiffs’ future economic damages projections.
  • Privacy and Security in the age of imminent Phase 2 HIPAA Audits by the Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as well as recent enforcement action by the OCR.
  • Update on supervision of physician assistants, including the changes to the NC Medical Board’s (“NCMB”) regulations and reference to the audit form the NCMB uses for site visits to evaluate that supervision.
  • Sunshine Act – Discussion on open payments data as well as utilization data that now is available to the public online.
  • Serenity Now! Introduction to simple online resilience tool that can benefit nearly everyone.

Who Should Attend?
This webinar is ideal for practice managers, administrators and physicians.


newton-150aJason Newton
Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Medical Mutual
After a 14+ year career as a lawyer in private practice defending healthcare providers, Jason Newton joined Medical Mutual in 2013. Over his career, Jason has provided educational programs on a variety of medical/legal issues to nearly 2,000 lawyers, paralegals, graduate students, litigation/risk management industry professionals, physicians, healthcare providers, and medical practice managers in multiple states. He has written and presented on topics including liability for independent contractors, liability from staff actions/omissions in the medical practice, use of social media by healthcare professionals and patients, use of digital evidence and audit trails in litigation, peer review processes and protection, the advantages and pitfalls of electronic medical records in litigation, tort reform, and lessons learned from case studies of medical malpractice suits.


This webinar is complimentary for members and $50 for non-members. Space is limited so make sure to register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions.

Click here to register

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self submit for these organizations


For questions or more information please contact the NCMGMA offices at



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