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    Chicago, Illinois 60690-3351, U.S.A.
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    • Boston University School of Law, J.D. cum laude, Law Review (Articles Editor) • Brandeis University, B.A. Economics • Attorney & Co-Founder, The Health Law Consultancy, U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Chicago Metropolitan Tier 1 Health Care Law Practice (2010-17); National Tier 2 Health Care Law Practice (2013-17); Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Healthcare in Illinois (2012-2016) • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Healthcare in Illinois, Band 2 (2006-16); Best Lawyers in America in Health Care Law (2006-17) • Best Lawyers 2014 Chicago Health Law “Lawyer of the Year” • Law Bulletin Leading Lawyers in Antitrust Law and Health Law in Illinois (2006-16) • Thomson Reuters Illinois Super Lawyers in Health Care Law (2005-16) • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence 5.0/5.0 (1994-2016) • Chair, Marketing Task Force, International Network of Boutique Law Firms (May 2015–continuing) • Judge, Loyola University School of Law, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy, Fifth Annual L. Edward Bryant, Jr. National Health Law Transactional Competition (Mar. 2015); Speaker, Symposium Organizing Task Force, State of Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Symposium “State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges—The Way Forward” (Sept. 4, 2014) (Jan.-Sept. 2014); Member, Advisory Board, Bloomberg BNA, Health Law Reporter (2005-continuing); Member, Advisory Board, Atlantic Information Services, A Guide to Health Insurance Reform: Benefit Design Regulation under Federal Reform (2010-July 2012); Advisor, Bloomberg BNA, Health Care Program Compliance Guide (2005); Member, Executive Committee, and Chair, Coordination Subcommittee of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Regulatory Reform (2002); Member, Editorial Board, The Health Lawyer (ABA Section on Health Law) (1999-02) • Member, International Network of Boutique Law Firms (2010-present); American Health Lawyers Association (1983-present); American Bar Association (2011-present); Illinois State Bar Association (1993-present); Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys (2013-present) Publications • Author, Counsel’s Corner: Will King Change or Retain Congress’s ‘Exchange’?, 24 BNA HEALTH LAW REPORTER 737 (June 11, 2015) • Author, What King May Wrought: The Insurance Market Ramifications if the King Plaintiffs Prevail, 1072 LEGAL AFFAIRS BULLETIN 10 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, May 2015) • Author, ACA Meets HIPAA Chapter 2: Health Plan HIPAA Transactions Compliance Certification Delayed Until 2015, BNA INSIGHTS: HEALTH LAW RESOURCE CENTER COUNSEL’S CORNER (Mar. 13, 2014), 23 BNA HEALTH LAW REPORTER 375 (Mar. 13, 2014) • Author, ACA Meets HIPAA: Health Plan Certification of HIPAA Transactions Compliance, BNA INSIGHTS: HEALTH LAW RESOURCE CENTER COUNSEL’S CORNER (Sept. 26, 2013), BNA INSIGHTS: HEALTH INSURANCE & BENEFITS COUNSEL’S CORNER (Sept. 26, 2013), 22 BNA HEALTH LAW REPORTER 1443 (Sept. 26, 2013) • Co-Author, PPACA Meets HIPAA: HIPAA Transactions Compliance Certification is Coming to Blue Plans, 1052 LEGAL AFFAIRS BULLETIN 12 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Sept. 2013) (with K. Roe) • Contributor, A Guide to Health Insurance Reform: Benefit Design Regulation under Federal Reform (2010-12) • Co-Author, HIPAA/HITECH Compliance: Strategies for Motivating People for Effective Data Protection, 1031 Legal Affairs Bulletin 10 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Dec. 2011) (with K. Roe) • Contributor, Health Reform 2011: Impact on Health Plans, Hospitals, Providers and Purchasers (Jan. 2011) • Co-Author, Identity Theft Red Flags—A Health Insurer’s Compliance Obligations, 18 BNA Health Law Reporter 1380 (No. 40, Oct. 15, 2009), 8 BNA Privacy & Security Law Reporter 1508 (No. 41, Oct. 19, 2009), BNA Health Insurance Report (Oct. 21, 2009) & 1 BNA Health IT Law & Industry Report (No. 12, Nov. 2, 2009) (with K. Roe) • Author, Compliance Officers at Risk: Corporate Counsel as Corporate Compliance Officer, 1003 Legal Affairs Bulletin 12 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, August 2009) • Co-Author, “Scrapers,” “Spiders,” “Bots”: Legal Risks of Website Data Mining, 1001 Legal Affairs Bulletin 13 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, June 2009) (with K. Roe) • Co-Author, Impact on Group Health Plans of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program Expansion, 999 Legal Affairs Bulletin 21 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Apr. 2009) (with C. Wortham) • Co-Author, Primary or Secondary? New Rules Make Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Mandatory, 50 AHIP Coverage 46 (No. 1 Jan.-Feb. 2009) (with K. Roe, S. Young and J. Steele) • Co-Author, Red Flags and Blue Plans, 994 Legal Affairs Bulletin 9 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Nov. 2008) (with T. Bixby, K. Roe and C. Wortham) • Co-Author, Compliance Officers at Risk: Personal Liability for Seeing without Doing, 978 Legal Affairs Bulletin 10 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, July 2007) (with M. Gurland) • Author, Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in Sleep Center Operations, 15 Advance for Managers of Respiratory Care 54 (No. 5, June 2006) • Author, The Privacy Crime: Justice Department Narrows the Targets of HIPAA Criminal Prosecutions, CCH Health Care Compliance Newsletter (No. 17, Aug. 22, 2005) • Author, Making Sense of HIPAA Privacy: Solutions for Complex Compliance Dilemmas, 37 Journal of Health Law 399 (Summer 2004) • Co-Author, The Thin Line Between Malpractice and Benefit Determination, 12 Managed Care 31 (No. 4, Apr. 2003) (with D. Hewitt) • Author, Don’t Let Fear of HIPAA Keep You from Crucial Data, 12 Managed Care 56 (No. 3, Mar. 2003) • Co-Author, Managing the Privacy Challenge: Compliance with the Amended HIPAA Privacy Rule, 15 The Health Lawyer 18 (No. 1, 2002) (with K. Roe and R. Glover) • Co-Author, HIPAA Compliance: Making the Dates, 920 Legal Affairs Bulletin 22 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Sept. 2002) (with K. Roe) • Author, Some Advice on Consent, 32 Modern Healthcare 21 (No. 18, May 6, 2002) • Co-Author, Recent Federal Legislation—HIPAA Update, Issues in Long-Term Care (Ill. Inst. for Continuing Legal Educ. 2002) (with J. Sherwin, S. Weiser & P. Berenz) • Author, Private Lives: Overview of the Final HIPAA Privacy Rules, 901 Legal Affairs Bulletin 10 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Feb. 2001) • Author, The HIPAA Clock Is Running: Will Your Organization Be Ready?, 17 QRC Advisor 7 (No. 2, Dec. 2000) • Author, When Collaboration Becomes Collusion: State of New York ex rel. Spitzer v. Saint Francis Hospital, 12 The Health Lawyer 1 (No. 6, 2000) • Author, Physician Unions: A Changing and Challenging Legal Landscape, 896 Legal Affairs Bulletin 7 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Sept. 2000) • Author, Purchasing Managers at Risk under Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Laws, 24 Healthcare Purchasing News 40 (No. 7, July 2000) • Author, Ignoring HIPAA Provisions Puts You at Legal Peril, 22 Healthcare Risk Management 54 (No. 5, May 2000) • Author, Federal Regulation Comes to Private Health Care Financing: The Group Health Insurance Provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, 7 Annals of Health Law 301 (1998) • Author, Managing Antitrust in Mergers and Acquisitions, Mergers & Acquisitions Quarterly 13 (Piper Jaffray, Fall 1998) • Author, Analysis of the Provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, 2 Best of ABA Sections 38 (No. 1, 1998) • Author, Mental Health Parity Act Regulations Require Large Health Plans to Implement Mental Health Parity, 10 The Health Lawyer 19 (No. 4, 1998) • Author, Balanced Budget Act Further Expands Health Care Fraud and Abuse Controls, 10 The Health Lawyer 1 (No. 2, 1997) • Author, Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control after HIPAA, 9 The Health Lawyer 17 (No. 6, 1997) • Author, Analysis of the Provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, 9 The Health Lawyer 1 (No. 3, 1996) • Author, Physician-Hospital Organizations: Antitrust and PHO Contracting Activities, 8 The Health Lawyer 10 (Early Winter 1995) • Author, Group Purchasing in Health Care Markets: An Ingredient in Health Care Reform, Antitrust and Evolving Health Care Markets 177 (1995) • Author, Avoid Fee Disputes and Other Practice Hazards with Retention Letters, 6 DCBA Brief 9 (April 1994) • Co-Author, A Look at a Provider-Payor Antitrust Battlefield: The Health Care Financing Market, 4 Antitrust Health Care Chronicle 2 (1990) (with R. Hack) • Author, Monopsony Power in Health Care Markets: Must the Big Buyer Beware Hard Bargaining? 18 Loyola-Chicago Law Journal 857 (1987) <a href="">Print bio</a>