Liz helps clients navigate the complex legal landscape governing healthcare. She provides practical guidance on regulatory, operational, and corporate issues to medical practices, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare organizations. Liz advises clients on a broad range of healthcare-related matters, including Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute matters, contracting and transactional matters, state and federal regulatory compliance, Medicare and Medicaid issues, peer review and credentialing, and corporate and medical staff governance.
Liz specializes in HIPAA compliance and data privacy, counseling clients on day-to-day privacy and security operational issues, the Information Blocking Rule, and other data privacy laws. She regularly advises clients on HIPAA breach response and notification issues, including reporting obligations to the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR). She assists clients in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating Business Associate Agreements and other healthcare technology agreements, and helps clients develop and update privacy policies and procedures.
A Bethesda, Md. native, Liz graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. in English and earned her law degree from William & Mary Law School (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif). During law school, Liz was a member of the William & Mary Law Review and served as a fellow for the Center for Legal & Court Technology. Prior to law school, Liz worked for five years as a newspaper journalist in Lynchburg, Va.
Patient’s Right to Access Medical Records: HHS-OCR Targets Healthcare Providers Large and Small
February 19, 2021
Virginia Temporarily Relaxes Licensure Requirements for Health Care Professionals (Coronavirus and the Law)
April 24, 2020
Updated HIPAA Guidance on Disclosing Information about COVID-19 Patients (Coronavirus and the Law)
March 30, 2020
Patient Privacy and COVID-19 – A Summary of HIPAA Updates (Coronavirus and the Law)
March 23, 2020
CMS Develops New Billing Code for COVID-19 Lab Tests (Coronavirus and the Law)
March 17, 2020
Pandemic Planning for Healthcare Entities (Coronavirus and the Law)
March 16, 2020
Ruling Changes HIPAA’s Third-Party Directive Requirements
February 4, 2020
Virginia Medical Group Management Association | The Intersection of HIPAA, Patient Privacy, and the Nosy Employee
March 23, 2021