2017 Speaking Engagements for Renée M. Popovits

  • Panel discussion focusing on Treatment Center Ethics and Business Operations
    January 30, 2017
    Panelist at IMPACT BH Conference 2017, Indian Wells, CA
    Topic: Ethics
    Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa located in Indian Wells, California Panel Speaker for a 75 minute panel discussion focusing on treatment center ethics and business operations.
  • Perceptions of Protection
    February 14, 2017
    Panelist on HIMSS LTPAC Roundtable, Webinar
    Topic: Confidentiality
    I am pleased to announce that I have been invited by HIMSS to speak at a webinar on Tuesday, February 14th, from 2:00-3:00 pm CST along with SAMHSA’s Director of CSAT, Dr. Kimberly Johnson and Michael Lardieri of Northwell Health on “Decoding 42 CFR Part 2”.Celebrating 20 years of service, Popovits Law Group, has been leading the policy discussion for updating the confidentiality regulations pertaining to substance use disorder (“SUD”) records.  The original regulations were enacted in 1975 and updated in 1987.  Popovits Law Group has advocated for revisions to increase information sharing and enhance patient protections.  To promote greater information sharing and care coordination, on January 18, 2017 SAMHSA issued comprehensive revisions in a Final Rule.  SAMHSA also issued a proposed rule the same day, seeking comments for additional changes to Part 2.Dr. Johnson will provide an overview of SAMHSA’s Final Part 2 Regulations and address the impact of the Trump Administration regulatory freeze on the effective date of the regulations and the proposed rule.Renée Popovits will analyze the new consent requirements and opportunities, discuss implications for care coordination activities, identify open issues in the regulations, detail the sub-regulatory guidance SAMHSA expects to issue and include audience polling about the Final Rule.
  • The Challenges of Care Coordination Involving Behavioral Health Data – Part 2: A Panel Discussion
    April 11, 2017
    Panelist on HIMSS LTPAC Roundtable, Webinar
    Topic: Confidentiality
  • The 42 CFR Part-2 Confidentiality Rule
    May 2, 2017
    Panelist on ASAM Webinar, Webinar
    Topic: Confidentiality
  • Parity in the Perfect World
    May 6, 2017
    ATAC Membership Drive and Celebration, Los Angeles, CA
    Topic: Parity
  • Bring on Tomorrow
    September 1, 2017
    Recovery View 2nd Annual Executive C-Suite 1-Day Symposium, Riverside, CA
    Topic: Parity
  • Ingenuity Rising BOAT Conference
    October 2-3, 2017
    Ingenuity Rising The Business of Addiction Treatment, Long Beach, CA
    Topic: Legal and Ethical Standards
  • MACPAC Roundtable Meeting
    November 29, 2017
    Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), Washington, DC
    Topic: Medicaid
  • Medicaid Testimony
    December 18, 2017
    Medicaid MCO Rate Hearing, Chicago, IL
    Topic: Medicaid