Harry Nelson


Recent Television and Radio Appearances

June 2, 2017
Harry Nelson Featured on PopHealth Podcast

May 23, 2017
Harry Nelson Interviewed on Voice of America About President Trump’s Budget Cuts to Healthcare
Voice of America

May 10, 2017

How peeing in a cup can cost you $6,250
NBC News Colorado

March 27, 2017
Are the Winners & Losers if the Republican Healthcare Bill Passes?

January 19, 2017
Nelson discusses the affordable healthcare and his book “From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: Why You Should Care”

January 9, 2017
Nelson discusses the GOP replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act and how that threatens Planned Parenthood

January 4, 2017
Harry Nelson interviewed by Lori Lundon on Voice of America’s International Edition about President Trump’s healthcare comments
Voice of America’s International Edition

November 29, 2016
Harry Nelson discusses Donald Trump’s fight to repeal and replace ObamaCare
Voice of America International News

November 21, 2016
Harry Nelson speaks with WHD-TV’s about arbitration rights for patients in nursing homes

September 12, 2016
Harry Nelson speaks with WHDT about the regulation of addiction treatment facilities

Speaking Engagements


November 8, 2017, Costa Mesa, CA
Ethics in Behavioral Healthcare Business Operations
Vendome Group

October 16, 2017, Chicago, IL
Best Practices Summit
National Alliance of Recovery Residences (NARR)

September 28 – October 2, 2017, Anaheim, CA
4th Annual California Addiction Conference (CAC)
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

September 14 – 17, 2017 Hyannis, MA
30th Annual Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders
Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders

September 1, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Transformational Healthcare Focus on ACO’s, Bundles & Readmissions
USC C-Suite Invitational

August 2, 2017, Chicago, IL
Ethics in Behavioral Healthcare Business Operations
Vendome Group

July 16 -19, 2017, Amelia Island, FL
Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience
C4 Recovery Solutions

July 8 – 9, 2017, Visalia, CA
Third Annual Multicultural Conference (Summer Symposium)
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals

June 14 -15, 2017, Santa Monica, CA
IDEAS Digital Technology Conference
Digital Marketing Conference (DIGIMARCON)

June 2, 2017, La Quinta, CA
Turn Down for What? Navigating the Murky World of Addiction Treatment and Behavioral Health Marketing
West Coast Symposium of Addictive Disorders

May 24, 2017, Beverly Hills, CA
What’s Ahead for Healthcare? Opportunities for Investor and Operators
Bank Leumi and Catalyst Cambridge Healthcare Finance

May 11, 2017, Orange County, CA
From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: What’s Next for HealthCare
Orange County Bar Association

May 11, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Healthcare Leadership Forum & Awards
Los Angeles Business Journal

May 9, 2017, Beverly Hills, CA
From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: Why You Should Care
Beverly Hills Bar Association

May 5, 2017, Omaha, NE
How Policy is Impacting Healthcare Business Innovation & Investing in the US and Asia
Pinebase Fourth Annual Omaha Investment Forum

May 4, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Hospital Partnerships with Post Acute and Non-Medical Home Care
USC C-Suite Invitational: Transformational Healthcare

April 21, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Managing Crisis
California Association for Alcohol & Drug Educators (CAADE)

April 5, 2017, San Diego, CA
From Obamacare to Trumpcare: Thinking About Changes Ahead for Addiction Treatment
2017 Innovations in Recovery Conference

March 29, 2017, Chicago, IL
Creating a Narrow Post Acute Network for Your Hospital: Compliance, Legal, Criteria, Choice
American College of Health Executives (ACHE) World Congress

March 26, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Understanding the Medical Board of California’s Enforcement Process
25th National Colloquium on the Health of the Black Family
National Medical Association

March 21, 2017, Sacramento, CA
Keynote Session: From Obamacare to Trumpcare
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)

March 3, 2017, Ventura, CA
California Healthcare Outlook for 2017
Congress of California Seniors

March 1, 2017, San Diego, CA
The Importance of Clinical Integration for Value-Based Transformation
Health Dimensions Group National Summit

February 16, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Investor Panel: New Opportunities for LA Biotech

February 16, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Flash Talk: Thinking About What Comes Next: Aging in the Era of Trump Care
Aging Into The Future Conference

January 30, Naples, FL
Accountability, Transparency and Integrity: A Business Development Solution
Addiction eXecutives Industry Summit (AXIS)


December 7, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Patient Financial Responsibility, Understanding Your Rights and Those of Your Patients
American Addiction Treatment Association and Infinity Behavioral Health Services

November 28, 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel
From ObamaCare to TrumpCare: What to Expect from U.S. Healthcare
Yigal Arnon Law Office

November 18, 2016
Webinar: Patient Confidentiality and MAT Primary Care in California
California Health Foundation

October 13, 2016, Los Angeles, CA
Expert Care Transitions Panel
National ACO, Bundle & Readmissions Summit 2016

September 24, 2016, San Diego, CA
Value-Based Care
California Academy of Attorneys for Health Professionals (CAAHCP)

September 8, 2016, Hyannis, MA
Law, Compliance and Addiction
29th Annual Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders

September 1, 2016, Riverside, CA
Strategies for Behavioral Healthcare and Substance Abuse Treatment in the New Insurance Economy
Recovery View Behavioral Health Community

August 3, 2016, Westlake Village, CA
Innovators in Health Care Delivery
The Association for Corporate Growth

July 27, 2016, Los Angeles, CA
The Present and Future of Land Use Regulation within the Addiction Treatment Industry, Legal and Regulatory Tensions
American Addiction Treatment Association

July 21, 2016, Hollywood, FL
Understanding Behavioral Healthcare Law
State of Recovery Behavioral Healthcare Conference

June 16, 2016, Santa Monica, CA
Keynote Moderator, Digital Health
IDEAS Digital Technology Conference

May 12, 2016, Los Angeles, CA
New Revenue Streams in Value Based Care
USC Price School of Public Policy

May 5, 2016, Beverly Hills, CA
Obamacare’s Impact on Small and Middle Market Businesses, and Planning for What is Ahead
Beverly Hills Bar Association

March 31, 2016, Beverly Hills, CA
What the Government and Insurance Companies Want Physicians to Be Worried About
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Medical Practice Solutions Group

March 3, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
HIMSS 16 Conference: Transforming Health through IT
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference

January 14, 2016, Los Angeles, CA
Ethical Issues for Healthcare Lawyers:  “Joint Representation of Hospitals and Medical Staffs”
Los Angeles County Bar Association Healthcare Section



January, 2017
Choosing the Right Addiction Treatment Program
The Sober World


December 14, 2016
Cures Act: Healthcare innovation, grab bag giveaway, or both?
The Hill

Summer 2016
Substance Use Disorder Treatment: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugl
Advances in Addiction & Recovery

June 2016
The New Normal? Avoiding Risk and Preparing for Growing Scrutiny of Addiction Treatment
American Addiction Treatment Association

April 25, 2016
Patient Financial Responsibility in Addiction Treatment Up for Debate
Behavioral Healthcare Executive

April 6, 2016
Addiction Treatment is Booming and Under-Regulated
Behavioral Healthcare Executive

April 2016
Choosing The Right Addiction Treatment Program
American Addiction Treatment Association


Media Mentions


July 7, 2017
Flattery, Identity Theft, Ethics and Behavioral Health
The Huffington Post

June 26, 2017
Obamacare to Trumpcare.Why Care? Here’s Why
California Business Journal

June 21, 2017
Real Stories of Americans Who Will Be Affected by the Proposed Changes to the ACA – and What YOU Can Do to Fight
The Huffington Post

 June 5, 2017
Harry Nelson featured on LawDragon’s Limelight Series

May 22, 2017
AHCA next steps: 4 things MCOs should know
Managed Healthcare Executive

 May 10, 2017
Urine test cost Colorado Medicaid $1M per month in 2016
Becker’s Hospital Review

 March 16, 2017
GOP ACA replacement plan: 4 things health execs should know
Managed Healthcare Executive

March 10, 2017
Obamacare repeal ignores real problems with U.S. health care
San Francisco Chronicle

February 10, 2017
ASC Regulations Owners Currently Face
The Ambulatory M&A Advisor

January 4, 2017
Q&A: How Analytics May Improve Healthcare Outcomes


December 8, 2016
Stark Law: What You Need to Know
Hospital Recruiting

December 1, 2016
Why repealing Obamacare will be hard work for Trump
Avvo Stories

November 9, 2016
BigLaw Reacts To Trump’s Election To The White House

October 20, 2016
How to comply with new overtime rules
Behavioral Healthcare Executive

August 22, 2016
How to Invest in Biometrics
US News & World Report

June 27, 2016
SCOTUS takes broad view of False Claims Act; watch your non-CMS compliance
Part B News

April 18, 2016
California Law Attacks Rehab Facilities
The Fix

January 28, 2016
Health Net Looking for Fraud Among Treatment Centers
Behavioral Healthcare Executive


October 30, 2015
The Least You Need to Know About Recent Drug Testing Scrutiny
Behavioral Healthcare Executive



January 2017

Managing Crisis Part 2: Responding to Government Encounters and Action


December 2016
Florida Model?  The Confusing Issues Around Combining Outpatient Treatment
and Sobet/Transitional Living

November 2016

UDT: Urine Drug Testing Understanding the Compliance Minefield

October 2016

Managing Crisis Part 1: Avoiding Patient Overdoses, Suicides, and Deaths

September 2016

The Intersection of Practice of Medicine and Drug Rehab:

Navigating Changing Laws and Regulations

August 2016

History of Addiction Treatment and Addiction Treatment Licensure,

Certification, and Accreditation

July 2016

The Practice of Medicine and Social Model Alcohol and Drug Programs

June 2016

Land Use and Zoning Issues for Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facilities

May 2016

Insurance Billing and Reimbursement Complications

Within the Addiction Recovery Industry

April 2016

The Right and Wrong Ways to Market Your Addiction Treatment Program