Gerald (Jud) DeLoss heads up the firm’s emerging Healthcare Practice Group. Jud handles a variety of legal, regulatory, transactional, and compliance matters on behalf of healthcare providers.
Jud represents a broad spectrum of healthcare clients, including physicians, behavioral healthcare treatment providers, health information technology (HIT) solution vendors, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), hospitals and research organizations, as well as healthcare industry trade and professional associations.
Jud has testified before the United States House of Representatives, Energy and Commerce Committee as a subject matter expert on 42 C.F.R. Part 2, the federal regulations governing the confidentiality of substance use disorder information. He has also served as an expert witness on health information privacy in court proceedings and arbitrations. Jud has extensive knowledge of HIPAA, HITECH, behavioral health privacy, eHealth, and telehealth requirements. He regularly represents telehealth and medical technology startups and solutions providers.
Jud’s experience includes advising healthcare providers on reimbursement under Medicaid, Medicare, grant funding, private insurance, and managed care. He also counsels providers on strategic acquisitions, along with preparation and negotiation of joint venture and merger agreements. In addition to his skills in representing clients in the medical, behavioral health, telehealth, and FQHC fields, Jud provides specialized representation to address discrimination and exclusion of osteopathic physicians in medical staff privileging and credentialing matters.
Jud has written articles and presented on health law issues nationally and internationally, including on health information privacy and other compliance matters. He is an active member of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) where he has served as Chair of the Health Information and Technology Practice Group, Chair of the Behavioral Health Task Force, and currently serves on the Quality Council to the AHLA Board of Directors.