Health Care & Life Sciences Section

June 29, 2015
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

On Thursday, June 25, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. Read more here.

June 16, 2015
Reduction in Physician Supervision Requirements for Physician Assistants in Indiana Begins July 1st

As of July 1, 2015, physicians in Indiana can expect their duties for supervising their physician assistants to be lessened under revised state law. Read more here.

June 15, 2015
Health Plans' Limits on Hep C Drug Coverage Leads to Tension

High price tags for new therapies like Gilead’s Harvoni and Sovaldi and AbbVie’s Viekira Pak are creating tension between payers, providers and now patients. Read more here.

June 15, 2015
HIV Outbreak Response Update

Click here for the most recent information on the number of HIV cases in the southeastern Indiana outbreak.

June 15, 2015
State Launches HIP 2.0 Ad Campaign

On Monday, June 15, Indiana officials launched an advertising campaign for HIP 2.0 to build awareness of the new plan. Read more here.

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Mission

The purpose of the IndyBar Health Care & Life Sciences Section is to provide a forum for interaction and information exchange to enable its lawyer members to serve their clients more effectively; to produce the highest quality non-partisan educational programs, products and services concerning health law and life sciences issues; and to serve as a public resource on selected health care and life sciences legal issues.
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A Message from the Section Chair

Anna Kirkman

“Welcome to the Health Care & Life Sciences Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association! This section, which has long served attorneys who represent or otherwise engage with health care systems and providers, recently expanded to also address the needs of those who work within the burgeoning Indianapolis life sciences industry. We work hard to provide our members with a compelling array of relevant educational offerings, networking forums and leadership opportunities – and we pride ourselves on being a valuable resource for Indianapolis attorneys seeking to stay on top of these rapidly evolving and complex areas of law. This year, we also look forward to providing our members with more philanthropic activities.

We invite you to not only attend our events and consider membership in our section, but also to contact us if you are interested in being more involved. Please feel free to email me directly if you have ideas about CLE topics you would like us to broach; have interest in posting a relevant event, award or substantive contribution to our web page; or would like to be considered for future participation on our section’s executive committee.  Here’s to a fabulous year of learning, collaboration and fun with colleagues new and old!”

Anna Obergfell Kirkman- 2015 Health Care & Life Sciences Section Chair - Eskenazi Health

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