What Every Health Lawyer MUST Know About Working with Protection and Advocacy Organizations

May 21, 2020

This webinar will present  discussion on protection and advocacy agencies,  their unique and little understood  access authority, and their specific activities. The webinar will discuss how health care providers and providers' counsel can best interact with P&A agencies to ensure compliance with applicable laws and develop a cohesive working relationship. Panelists will include the Executive Director of the National Disability Rights Network (the national umbrella organization for P&As) and legal counsel from national and state levels.  Topics include: 

  •             What is the Protection & Advocacy System?
  •             Federal and state organizations
  •             Access authority:  facilities, records, and patients
  •             How to work with your P&A system
  •             Broad scope of P&A activities
  •             P&As , COVID-19, and care decisions


David Carlson

Curt Decker

David Hutt

Eric J. Neiman, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Matthew W. Wolfe, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

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