Northern Nevada (Reno) MGMA Monthly Meeting: January 16, 2018 - AB474 Update

  • 16 Jan 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • Auditorium C at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. 235 West 6th Street

Important Notice About The January Meeting...

The January meeting will be held in Auditorium C at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. Auditorium C is located in the basement of the hospital, which is located at 235 West 6th Street. The meeting will begin at 8am as scheduled. Please pass the word on to your colleagues. Again, we are not meeting at the Foundation Building as originally planned tomorrow.

We will resume the monthly meetings in the Foundation Building starting in February. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Northern Nevada MGMA Monthly Meeting: January 16, 2018

Topic/Title: AB474 Update

Speaker: Catherine O’Mara-Executive Director of Nevada State Medical Association

Catherine O’Mara has been named Executive Director of the Nevada State Medical Association as of October 2015. Catherine brings with her a strong legal background and nearly ten years of experience in public policy and government relations.

Prior to joining NSMA, Catherine spent four years as an associate attorney at Snell & Wilmer law firm specializing in government relations and business litigation. In that capacity, Catherine represented business, and non-profit clients in front of administrative and regulatory bodies, at the legislature, and in various judicial tribunals.

Catherine attended Loyola Marymount University (B.A.) and George Washington University (M.A.). While in Washington D.C., Catherine worked in the Congressional offices of Representative Jim Gibbons and Senator John Ensign handling a variety of legislation affecting Nevadans. In 2007, Catherine lobbied the Nevada legislature on behalf of the Ferraro Group, and in 2008, Catherine was a legal extern for the Honorable Brian Sandoval in the United States District Court of Nevada.

Catherine earned her law degree from University of California, Hastings college of the law, where she distinguished herself as a member of the trial team. In 2010, Catherine was selected by her classmates to give the commencement address.

Catherine is a proud native Nevadan and active member of her community. She was a graduate of the 2014 Leadership Reno Sparks program with the Chamber of Commerce and serves on the boards for the Community Health Alliance, Girls on the Run- Sierras, and Bishop Manogue Catholic High School Alumni Association. Catherine enjoys traveling, attending live music and other performances, and spending time with her parents, 8 siblings, and 16 nieces and nephews.

Domain for the Body of Knowledge: Risk and Compliance Management

Summary: Assembly Bill 474 from the 2017 Legislative Session produced many changes to the laws and procedures for prescribing a controlled substance (CS) in Nevada. This law goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Please join us for an update on AB474 and Q&A session with Catherine O’Mara

Saint Mary's Foundation Building
520 West 6th Street
Reno, NV 89503

No RSVP Required - Please join us at this meeting!