Kathy RoeThe Health Law Consultancy20 North State Street, Suite 706P.O. Box A3351Chicago, Illinois 60690-3351, U.S.A.
Bio• Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, J.D. 1991 • University of Notre Dame, B.A. 1988, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa • Managing 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 (attorney 2009-16); Best Lawyers in America in Health Care Law (2010-17) • Law Bulletin Leading Lawyers, in Health Law in Illinois (2016) • Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI with distinction) (May 1995) • Member, Chicago Chapter 2016 Black Tie Weekend Planning Committee, International Network of Boutique Law Firms Illinois Chapter (Nov. 2015-Sept. 2016) • Member and Secretary, Marketing Task Force, International Network of Boutique Law Firms (May 2015–continuing) • Member, Symposium Planning Committee, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys: 33rd Annual Health Law Symposium (Feb.-Oct. 2015) &32nd Annual Health Law Symposium (Mar.-Oct. 2014); 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); Mentor, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys Mentoring Program (Jan. 2015-present); Member, Chicago Chapter Summer Outing Planning Committee, International Network of Boutique Law Firms Illinois Chapter (Apr.-Sept. 2014); Member, 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, Patient Consent and Meaningful Disclosure Work Group, Illinois Health Information Exchange Authority (June-Oct. 2013); Member, Program Committee, American Health Information Management Association 2010 Legal EHR Summit (Dec. 2009-Aug. 2010); Member, Marketing Committee, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP (2007-June 2009); Chair, Regulatory Affinity Section, HMOs and Health Plans Practice Group, American Health Lawyers Association (July 2005-June 2006); Member, Associate Compensation and Evaluation Committee, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP (2003) • Member, International Network of Boutique Law Firms (2010-present); International Association of Privacy Professionals (2012-present); American Health Lawyers Association (1993-present); American Bar Association (1999-present); Illinois State Bar Association (2011-present); Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys (2013-present) Publications • Author, Chapter 6, Medicare Part D Subsidies Paid for and Paid by Medicare Part D Beneficiaries, REGULATION OF MEDICARE PART D PLANS (Thomson Reuters, 2015 ed.) • 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 J. Rovner) • 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 J. Rovner) • Author, Do Americans Need an Access Report?—Proposed Accounting of Disclosures Provision Has Limited Benefits, HealthcareInfoSecurity.com (June 14, 2011) http://blogs.healthcareinfosecurity.com/posts.php?postID=974 • 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 Report 1508 (No. 41, Oct. 19, 2009), BNA Health Insurance Report (Oct. 21, 2009) & 1 BNA Health IT Law & Industry Report 23 (No. 12, Nov. 2, 2009) (with J. Rovner) • Co-Author, “Scrapers,” “Spiders,” “Bots”: Legal Risks of Website Data Mining, 1001 Legal Affairs Bulletin 13 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, June 2009) (with J. Rovner) • Co-Author, Primary or Secondary? New Rules Make Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Mandatory, 50 AHIP Coverage 46 (No. 1, Jan.-Feb. 2009) (with J. Rovner, S. Young & J. Steele) • Author, CLIA Poses Barrier to Lab Results in EHRs, 18 Managed Healthcare Executive 28 (No. 12, Dec. 2008) • Co-Author, Red Flags and Blue Plans, 994 Legal Affairs Bulletin 9 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Nov. 2008) (with J. Rovner, T. Bixby & C. Wortham) • Co-Author, Executive Summary of the January 28, 2005 Final Rules regarding the Medicare Advantage Program and Prescription Drug Benefit, Member Briefing, HMOs and Health Plans Practice Group (American Health Lawyers Association, Mar. 2005) (with P. Mason) • Co-Author, Insurance Commissioners to the Left, CMS to the Right … Here I Am, Stuck in the Middle with You, 45 AHIP Coverage 54 (No. 5, Sept.-Oct. 2004) (with T. Bixby) • Co-Author, Executive Summary of August 3, 2004 Proposed Rules regarding Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Benefit, Member Briefing, HMOs and Health Plans Practice Group (American Health Lawyers Association, Oct. 2004) (with P. Mason) • Co-Author, The National Provider Identifier Rule: Act Now, Thank Yourself Later, Legal Adviser (American Dental Association, Sept. 2004) (with M. Unkrich) • Author, Medicare Advantage Regions: It’s About Beneficiary Access and Choice, Not You, 943 Legal Affairs Bulletin 10 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Aug. 2004) • Co-Author, The National Provider Identifier Rule: Not Just a Rule for Providers, 7 HMOs and Health Plans 1 (American Health Lawyers Association, Summer 2004) (with M. Unkrich) • Author, Medicare’s Incremental Movement Toward Transactions Rule Compliance: Conduct to Emulate or Fear? 941 Legal Affairs Bulletin 10 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, June 2004) • Contributing Co-Author, State by State Guide to Managed Care Law (Aspen Publishers, 6 editions, 1999-2004) (with L. Fleming) • Co-Author, HIPAA’s Privacy Rules Withstand Two Federal Court Challenges, 6 Health Law Litigation Newsletter 4 (American Bar Association, Nov. 13, 2002) (with F. Makuch) • Co-Author, Managing the Privacy Challenge: Compliance with the Amended HIPAA Privacy Rule, 15 The Health Lawyer 18 (American Bar Association, Sept. 2002) (with J. Rovner & R. Glover) • Co-Author, HIPAA Compliance: Making the Dates, 920 Legal Affairs Bulletin 22 (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Sept. 2002) (with J. Rovner) • Co-Author, Contracting for Provider Services in a Managed Care Setting, Managed Care Answer Book: Forms and Checklists 1-1 (Aspen Publishers, 2d ed. 1999) (with L. Fleming) • Co-Editor, Managed Care Answer Book: Forms and Checklists (Aspen Publishers, 2d ed. 1999) (with D. Levy & L. Fleming) • Author, Whose Discounted Rate Is It?, 18 Legal Times 531 (No. 42, Mar. 4, 1996) <a href="http://www.inblf.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Kathryn-Roe-WebBio-INBLF-8-15-13.pdf">Print bio</a>