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Jack RovnerHealth Law312-332-7711Bio• Brandeis University, B.A. • Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude • Founding Principal, The Health Law Consultancy, a U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Chicago Metropolitan First-Tier Health Care Law practice (2010-2013) • Member, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Regulatory Reform (Chair, Coordination Subcommittee, and Member, Executive Committee) (2002); Member, Advisory Board, Bureau of National Affairs, Health Law Reporter (2005-present); Member, Advisory Board, Atlantic Information Services, Guide to Health Insurance Reform: Benefit Design Regulation under Federal Reform (2010-present); Advisor, Bureau of National Affairs, Health Care Program Compliance Guide (2005); Member, Editorial Board, The Health Lawyer (ABA Section on Health Law) (1999-02) • Chambers Leading Lawyers in Business in Health Law (2006-12); Woodward-White’s Best Lawyers in America in Health Law (2006-13) • Member, American Bar Association; American Health Lawyers Association; Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Regional Business Ethics Network • 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)