Health Law Section

The Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA.  Its 8,500 strong members from across the United States represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers, teaching and research organizations, managed care organizations and other third-party payors, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers.

18th Annual Washington Health Law Virtual Summit - Dec 7-9, 2020

Join our faculty of leading healthcare experts as they help to navigate an insiders’ view of the timely policy issues affecting the healthcare industry today. Our presenters will guide you through key topics including Artificial Intelligence, responding to a pandemic situation, public health parity, what to expect after Election 2020, and key policy shifts following recent court rulings.

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HLS Launches Law Student Writing Competition

The ABA Health Law Section is now accepting entries for our Annual Health Law Student Writing Competition. The entry deadline is December 1, 2020. If you have any questions about the competition, please email Jason Billups (

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COVID-19 Resources

Stay connected and informed! Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus. The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing. The information includes links to guidance and other resources.

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Help us celebrate someone who has championed you by nominating him/her for the Section's 2021 Champion of Diversity and Inclusion Award

HLS Connect

Join Health Law CONNECT, the innovative community-based platform, providing Section members with more flexibility to engage with each other in friendly conversation, substantive dialog, and document sharing.

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Are you interested in learning more about membership in the Health Law Section?

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Subscribe to the Audio Editions of The Health Lawyer and ABA Health eSource Today! Enter the email address corresponding to your Health Law Section membership.

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Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition

The ABA Health Law Section is proud to announce the Sixth Annual Regional Top 10 Recognitions for the South, Southeast & D.C., Midwest, Northeast and West Regions.

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Our Interest Groups

Free for Health Law Section Members

The main work of the Section is done through its twenty Interest Groups (IGs). The IGs provide opportunities for participation by Section members, creating a forum for interaction and networking in the area of shared interest.

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Message from Section Chair, Hal Katz

Welcome to the Health Law Section website. Whether you are a longtime member, or considering membership, I hope you find our website to be a resource that helps you locate the information you are seeking. Our website provides access to information about the services, publications, CLE, and other benefits available through the Section. If you have any questions, or are interested in membership in the Section, please contact Carol Simmons, Associate Director, at

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Contact Information

Looking to get a hold of the Health Law Section? You'll find that information here.

Latest Health Law Job Postings

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Leadership Portal

Key resources for Health Law Section Leaders.