June 20, 2017
Kevin Dillard and Sean Murphy, AAO’s general counsel and associate general counsel, join host Pam Paladin for two segments.
Segment 1 addresses online reviews, and best practices to avoid scrutiny by the Federal Trade Commission.
In Segment 2, members are introduced to some of the free releases and waivers available for download, and circumstances when their use can be beneficial for orthodontists and their patients.
May 30, 2017
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and AAO associate general counsel Sean Murphy lead a discussion regarding how you can deal with a patient who has filed bankruptcy. Dr. DeWayne McCamish, an orthodontist, AAO past president and interim AAO executive director, joins the conversation, along with Brian Hockett, a bankruptcy lawyer and a partner with the St. Louis, Missouri law firm Thompson, Coburn.
The Segment 2 discussion examines how to handle situations that arise with parents who are divorced (or divorcing), with discussion by Dr. McCamish, Kevin Dillard and Sean Murphy.
May 5, 2017
Kevin Dillard, AAO’s general counsel, and host Pam Paladin discuss the American Healthcare Act with Kevin O’Neill and Pary Mody from Arnold & Porter, AAO’s legislative counsel in Washington D.C. A bill which addresses issues for which the AAO has been advocating passed the House of Representatives on May 4, 2017; the Senate will next consider the bill.
March 16, 2017
The AAO's Sean Murphy discusses recent developments as of 3/16/2017 regarding the CBO score for the AHCA with the AAO's federal lobbyist, Pari Mody, with the DC firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.
March 8, 2017
The AAO's Sean Murphy discusses the Congressional Republican Plan to Repeal and Replace the ACA with the AAO's federal lobbyist, Pari Mody, with the DC firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP.
December 2, 2016
In Segment 1, host Pam Paladin is joined by AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard, AAO associate general counsel Sean Murphy and Kevin O’Neill from Arnold & Porter, the AAO’s legislative counsel in Washington, D.C. in a discussion about the results of the November 2016 U.S. election, and what the future may hold for the AAO’s federal agenda, AAO members, and the patients AAO members serve. In Segment 2, Dr. DeWayne McCamish, AAO president, reports on actions taken by the AAO Board of Trustees at its November 2016 meeting.
October 21, 2016
Kevin O’Neill from AAO’s Washington, D.C. legislative counsel, Arnold & Porter, discusses the climate in the U.S. capital leading up to the November election in a conversation with Kevin Dillard, AAO’s general counsel, and Sean Murphy, AAO’s associate general counsel, on Episode 16 of “the Business of Orthodontics” Podcast.
April 25, 2016
AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and AAO associate general counsel Sean Murphy inform listeners about a new AAO resource – a primer on the basic legal information orthodontists need to know to manage legal risks: the New Member Legal Starter Kit.
Length: 16 minutes
March 10, 2016
American Association of Orthodontists “The Business of Orthodontics” Podcast – Episode 14
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard, AAO associate general counsel Sean Murphy and host Pam Paladin discuss the recent AAO Professional Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C., and how it benefits members of the AAO. Amy Smith from Arnold & Porter, AAO's legislative counsel in Washington, joins the conversation to inform listeners about three bills supported by the AAO that address student debt.
In Segment 2, Pari Mody from Arnold & Porter provides an update on the RAISE Act, which proposes to enhance benefits of flexible spending accounts. Her update is followed by a dicussion by Dillard and Murphy about AAO initiatives to assit younger members.
Length: 26 minutes
January 29, 2016
In Segment 1, AAO general counsel Kevin Dillard and host Pam Paladin introduce Sean Murphy, AAO’s associate general counsel, who will helm the AAOPAC and the AAO Component Legal Fund.
In Segment 2, Murphy discusses a recent Texas court decision about advertising as a specialist in a non-ADA-recognized field and the AAO Component Legal Fund, as well as what the AAO is doing to ensure that the public is adequately protected.
Length: 27 minutes