Minority Health Care Access for the Uninsured: EMTALA Revisited
12:30 to 2:30 pm
Elizabeth G. Litten, a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, will speak at the “Minority Health Care Access for the Uninsured: EMTALA Revisited” seminar to be held at Rutgers-Camden Law School on November 3, 2008, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
The event is designed to promote diversity and awareness among law students and the community about the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), a federal statute that requires hospitals and physicians to provide emergency treatment regardless of citizenship, legal status or the ability to pay.
In addition to Litten, panelists include:
- Sonia Delgado, Principal of Princeton’s Public Affairs Group
- Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, Family Practice Physician in Camden
- Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli, Attending Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Cooper University Hospital and Radio Talk Show Host on Sunday evenings on the Big Talker 1210 AM
- Josh Speilberg, Esq., a patient advocate from NJ Legal Services
Litten, who is co-chair of the firm’s Government Relations practice, has been a health law attorney for over 17 years, with a focus on New Jersey regulatory issues. She has broad experience with representing New Jersey hospitals, physicians, ambulatory care facilities and other New Jersey-licensed providers on a wide spectrum of managed care, certificate of need, licensing, reimbursement and compliance issues. Litten also counsels clients on federal health care issues including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and compliance with Anti-Kickback and Stark laws and regulations. She is a registered lobbyist in New Jersey and has worked closely with the executive and legislative branches of both parties in developing health care policy.