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Presented by the ISBA Standing Committee on Mental Health Law

As an attorney working in the mental health law arena, you need to stay up to date on the legislative and procedural changes taking place throughout Illinois. Don’t miss this opportunity to examine basic mental health issues and explore the new developments in this field. Mental health lawyers, disability law practitioners, family law attorneys, and those working in the health care industry attending this seminar will better understand:
  • The clinical and legal definitions of "mental illness";
  • How the proposed changes to the MHDD Confidentiality Act work with the Health Information Exchange and HIPPA;
  • How specific litigation has impacted mental health law in Illinois;
  • The nuances of access to care and access to medication under a modified Medicaid plan and "Obama Care"; 
  • The ethical issues that can arise during a mental health law case, including the protection of  mental health records; and
  • Much more!

Program Coordinator/Moderator:
Terrie A. Rymer, Attorney at Law, Oak Park
Program Information
Date Presented:
May 17, 2013 1:15 PM Central
Length:
2 hours, 30 minutes
ISBA Member Price:
$53.00
Non-Member Price:
$114.00
Impact Litigation: Moving Illinois' Human Services Mountain
1:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Get updates on a number of cases that are making an impact in Illinois, including Illinois' Olmstead litigation, focusing on the Williams, Colbert, and Ligas consent decrees, as well as MHAI v. DHS, involving state facility closures and community funding. A discussion on the way these cases are changing the way Illinois serves people with disabilities is also included.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.25
Speaker Information
Mark J. Heyrman   [ view bio ]
Barry C. Taylor   [ view bio ]
Patricia A. Werner   [ view bio ]
Benjamin S. Wolf   [ view bio ]
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Streaming
ISBA Member Price:$37.50
Non-Member Price:$62.50
Podcast
ISBA Member Price:$37.50
Non-Member Price:$62.50
CD-ROM (Win)
ISBA Member Price:$37.50
Non-Member Price:$62.50
Medicaid, 'Obama Care,' and the New Medical Landscape for People with Mental Illness
3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

This segment addresses access to care and access to medication under Medicaid and "Obama Care," and also discusses how these programs can (or cannot) be used together to provide improved access.
Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Speaker Information
Robert J. Connor   [ view bio ]
Cheryl R. Jansen   [ view bio ]
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ISBA Member Price:$15.00
Non-Member Price:$25.00
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ISBA Member Price:$15.00
Non-Member Price:$25.00
CD-ROM (Win)
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Non-Member Price:$25.00
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Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 2.25
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