Health Law Section

This section works to further the knowledge of its members in federal, state and local health care law. The section also sponsors the nationally known annual Health Law Forum, as well as the primer course for attorneys new to the health law practice.

Chair
Miller & Martin PLLC
832 Georgia Ave Ste 1000
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)756-6600
Vice-Chair
Community Health Systems...
4000 Meridian Blvd.
Franklin, TN 37067
(615)465-7115

Health Law Lawyers Gather at Annual Forum, Primer

Close to 400 health care lawyers from across Tennessee and the Southeast gathered at the TBA's Annual Health Law Primer and Forum this week in Cool Springs. Produced by the TBA Health Law Section's Chair Christie Burbank of Miller & Martin PLLC, the Forum is now in its 26th year. The Primer, produced by Chair-elect Jesse Neil of Community Health Systems Professional Services Corp., is in its 14th year. Photos by Jenny Jones.

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Haslam Stands by TennCare Director

Gov. Bill Haslam praised TennCare Director Darin Gordon earlier this week for saving tax dollars, despite a federal notice that the program's backlog of applications violates U.S. law and a lawsuit accusing the agency of creating barriers for people seeking coverage. "I guarantee you," Haslam told the Tennessean, "every other state in the country would love to have him as their Medicaid director." The lawsuit centers on TennCare's decision to stop providing direct assistance to people seeking coverage and require them to apply through Healthcare.gov, the website for the federal insurance exchange. 

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