Public Law (PU)

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The MBA’s Public Law Section serves as a forum for discussion and education concerning practice as a government lawyer and as a private attorney representing, dealing with, or practicing before government agencies.


POSTPONED: Eighth Annual Public Law Conference - April 10, 2015

The April 10th Public Law Conference has been POSTPONED. Further scheduling information will be posted as soon as it is available. MORE

POSTPONED - Public Law Section Council Meeting on Jan. 2nd has been postponed

The Public Law section council meeting originally scheduled for January 2nd has been postponed and will be held on Thursday, January 9th from 5:30-7 pm. Any questions, please email Jean Stevens at... MORE

POSTPONED - Seventh Annual Public Law Conference - Public Pension Policies

The Seventh Annual Public Law Conference has been postponed until January. The new date will be announced shortly MORE


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  • Lorianne Sainsbury-Wong

    Medicare Open Enrollment Ends 12/7/14 -- Tool to Assist Beneficiaries with 2015 Medication Needs Shows Wide Disparity in Projected Costs

    Public Law (PU)

    A recent, excerpted MBA article -- Prescription Drugs Price Variation and the ‘Cost Reduction’ Feature in 2015 Medicare Part D Plans ( ) – applies now to lawyers who assist elderly individuals in need of Medicare coverage and prescriptive medications. Medicare beneficiaries are presently engaged in the annual open enrollment process, which began October 15 th and will continue through December 7 th . Although... MORE

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    Health Policy Commission - New Agency on the Block

    Public Law (PU)

    There’s a new agency on the block, and its task is to transform health care regulation in the Commonwealth. The Health Policy Commission (“HPC”) was created by Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012. The HPC is an independent agency, nominally housed within the Executive Office of Administration and Finance. It is governed by an 11-member Board, consisting of the Secretary of Administration and Finance and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, each ex officio , and three members appointed... MORE


Brian C. O'Donnell (left), chair
David  Hadas (right), vice chair

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