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Newsletter articles from 1999

All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Matthew R. Booker December 1999 On September 28, 1999 the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the decision of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Herdrich v. Pegram, 154 F.3rd 362 (7th Cir. 1998).
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Matthew R. Booker June 1999 In a decision handed down on May 24, the United States Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the authority to regulate not-for-profit organizations providing substantial economic benefits to their for-profit members.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta May 1999 The United States Supreme Court has agreed to review the Seventh Circuit's decision in Illinois Council on Long Term Care, Inc. v. Shalala, 143 F.3d 1072 (7th Cir. 1998)
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Matthew R. Booker March 1999 The United States Supreme Court has ruled that patients can bring suit against their health insurers under a federal racketeering law.
Get the most from your section membership: join the Health Care Law Section e-mail discussion By Mark Mathewson June 1999 Have you ever needed a quick curbside from a colleague but couldn't find one, or a quick answer about, say, a new piece of legislation but didn't know whom to ask? If so ­ and who hasn't?
Legal liability facing hospitals as a result of “Year 2000 problems” By Robert Zinkham and John J. Pavlick Jr. June 1999 Just as other industries around the world hurriedly work to locate and correct potential date errors in their computer systems and embedded chips before the stroke of midnight on January 1, 2000, hospitals are gearing up to face the problems posed by the year 2000.
Recent council activities May 1999 The Health Care Section Council has met on a regular basis during 1998-99. At its meetings the council has had the opportunity to hear from a number of outstanding speakers and has devoted considerable time to the review of an array of legislative proposals introduced in the Illinois General Assembly.
Researching health law issues By Nancy McMurrer March 1999 Context and facts are always important in legal practice, but never so significant as in an interdisciplinary area of law.
The role of ADR in managed health care disputes By Roderick B. Mathews December 1999 The search continues for efficient and fair, user-friendly, level-playing-field means of resolving claims and provider disputes arising from managed health care.
Suicide and contributory negligence By Matthew R. Booker May 1999 In the United States, the suicide rate actually exceeds the murder rate and, increasingly, the families of suicide victims are suing medical providers.