The Implications of the Supreme Court�s Decision in Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:45 am - 1 pm

The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Room 170, Urban Life Building

In February 2013, the US Supreme Court upheld the FTC's position on state action immunity in its challenge to an acquisition by the hospital authority that owns Phoebe Putney hospital in Albany. The panel will discuss Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System, its potential impact on the health care industry in Georgia and nationally, and the future of the state action immunity defense.

Moderator

Randall L. Hughes, J.D., Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Health & Society, Georgia State University College of Law, Of Counsel, Bryan Cave L.L.P

http://law.gsu.edu/directory/hughes

Panelists

James F. Blumstein, M.A., L.L.B., University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law & Policy, Director, Vanderbilt Health Policy Center, Vanderbilt University Law School

http://law.vanderbilt.edu/bio/james-blumstein

Kevin E. Grady, J.D., Partner, Alston & Bird L.L.P

http://law.gsu.edu/resources/centers/CLHS/bio_GradyK.pdf

Toby G. Singer, J.D., Partner, Jones Day

http://www.jonesday.com/tgsinger/

This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

Co-sponsored by the Student Health Law Association.

CLE has been applied for from the State Bar of Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency (cost is $5). To receive credit for eligible, please bring your Georgia Bar number and sign in at the CLE table.

Location

Georgia State University College of Law

140 Decatur Street

Atlanta, GA 30303

Urban Life Building, Room 170

For information on directions and parking, please visit http://law.gsu.edu/about/directions.html.

For more information, please contact the Center for Law, Health & Society’s associate director Stacie Kershner, JD, at 404-413-9088 or skershner1@gsu.edu.

Contact : Center for Law, Health & Society associate director Stacie Kershner, JD

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Category : Center for Law, Health & Society

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