Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers (AAWL)
Join Us for AAWL's Spring CLE!
THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: WHERE THINGS STAND
Our list of distinguished speakers include Annabelle Imber Tuck, Janet Pulliam, Cynthia Crone and John DiPippa.
Tuck is a Public Service Fellow and Jurist-in-Residence at UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. She is also a Former Associate Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court. She currently serves as Chair of the Arkansas Access To Justice Commission. She will speak about Access to Justice and the need for attorneys to help the underserved population in obtaining access to health care, plus how Rule 6.1 intends for attorneys to meet their share of pro bono work.
Pulliam is an attorney and preeminent resource on health care law. She will provide an overview of the Act as it stands today.
Crone is Deputy Commissioner of the Arkansas Insurance Department. She will offer insight into Plan Year 2014 Marketplace development in Arkansas, including a review of Arkansas-specific health insurance plan and consumer assistance policy decisions, influence of Arkansas's Health Care Independence Act (Private Option), issuer and consumer (including employers) participation, first year Qualified Health Plans available for individual and small business enrollment, and lessons learned that will effect Plan Year 2015 and beyond.
DiPippa is Dean Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy at UALR Bowen School of Law. He will discuss recent challenges to the Act, focusing on constitutionality of the individual mandate as well as the upcoming Supreme Court arguments on religious liberty issues.
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