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Christine Morganti
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Attorneys to Get Update on Health Law

Albuquerque, N.M.— Health law is the federal, state, and local law, rules, regulations and other jurisprudence affecting the health care industry and their application to health care patients, providers and payors, and vendors to the health care industry. This area of law includes the (1) relationships among providers, payors and vendors to the health care industry and its patients; and (2) the delivery of health care services; all with an emphasis on operations, regulatory and transactional legal issues

To stay abreast of current issues, the State Bar of New Mexico Health Law Section will host the 2010 Fall Elder Law Institute, a continuing legal education event, Oct. 7 at the State Bar Center.

Topics include federal health insurance reform and its effects in New Mexico, ERISA litigation, patient protection and affordable care, and continuing care update. The highlight of the meeting will be a presentation by Tim Daniel, founder of The New Nobility Project and author of The Pursuit of Nobility: Living a Life that Matters. Daniel will present the topic “The Soul of a True Professional.” New Mexico experts include Caroline Blankenship, Melinda Silver, Elizabeth Hopkins, Katie Falls, and Nell Graham Sale.

Visit to register and to view the full schedule.

The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 8500 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law, and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profession.