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Gregory D. Frost
Gregory D. Frost

Gregory D. Frost

Partner - Baton Rouge

Gregory D. Frost, a partner in the Baton Rouge office, practices exclusively in the area of healthcare. He concentrates his legal practice primarily on the representation of not-for-profit, for-profit and governmental hospitals, and has extensive experience assisting home health agencies, physicians and other types of healthcare providers. Mr. Frost is experienced in Medicaid supplemental reimbursement, complex commercial transactions involving the merger and acquisition of healthcare providers, provider contractual and operational issues, licensure, fraud and abuse, and other regulatory matters. He has wide experience dealing with HIPAA and health information issues, and was one of the first attorneys in the country to be Certified in Healthcare Privacy by the American Health Information Management Association.

Mr. Frost was vice president of Legal and Governmental Affairs of the Louisiana Hospital Association for over eight years. He has lectured at Louisiana State University, Tulane University, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Southern University, and the College of St. Francis. He regularly speaks before trade and professional organizations and legal audiences. Mr. Frost served on the adjunct faculty of the College of St. Francis and was the organizer of the HIPAA Privacy WorkGroups and the annual Louisiana HIPAA and EHR Conference. In addition to numerous articles on health law issues, he is the editor of Louisiana Health Information Law Manual, which is currently in its eleventh edition and used as a textbook at ULL.

Education

Paul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1981

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1977

Admissions

Louisiana, 1981

U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

Experience

Vice President for Legal and Governmental Affairs, Louisiana Hospital Association, 1986-1994

College of St. Francis (Adjunct Professor, 1998-2000)

Professional Associations

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

American Bar Association Healthcare Section

American Health Lawyers Association

Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys (charter director and past president)

American Health Information Management Association

Healthcare Financial Management Association

Louisiana Medical Group Management Association

Health Care Compliance Association

Honors and Awards

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (listed annually since 2010)

Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana in the area of Healthcare in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Selected Lawyer of the Year, in Health Care Law in Baton Rouge by The Best Lawyers in America® 2017

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Publications

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Presentations

  • HIM, Including Recent Revision to Substance Abuse Confidentiality, LHA Behavioral Health Law Update: Creating the Right Balance in the Delivery of Behavioral Healthcare, Louisiana Hospital Association Conference Center, January 2017
  • Louisiana Health Information Law Seminar, BSW Solutions, February 2016
  • Advanced Compliance Seminar, Louisiana Hospital Association Conference Center, September 2015
  • HIM Issues with Behavioral Health Providers, LHA Behavioral Health Law Seminar: Striking the Right Balance in the Delivery of Behavioral Healthcare, August 2015
  • LHA Basic Compliance SeminarLouisiana Hospital Association, April 2015
  • Legislative Update, Louisiana Health Information Management Association, April 2015
  • Louisiana Health Information Law Seminar, BSW Solutions, February 2015
  • Healthcare Compliance UpdateLouisiana Hospital Association, January 2008
  • What’s New In Privacy2007 Louisiana HIPAA & EHR Conference, November 2007
  • LERN and HIPAA, presented to the LERN Board at their retreat in New Orleans, August 22, 2014
  • Health Information Issues, presented at the Louisiana Hospital Association’s annual Mental Health Law Update conference, August 20, 2014
  • Legislative Update, Louisiana Health Information Management Association, April 2014
  • Louisiana Health Information Law Seminar, BSW Solutions, February 2014
  • Webinar - Public/Private Partnerships Educational Series: Part I: Alternative Sources of State Medicaid Match – CPEs, IGTs and other Obscure Acronyms. , America Health Lawyers Association, February 12, 2014
  • HIPAA Series – Part I Webinar, Louisiana Health Information Management Association, November 2013
  • Additional Privacy Updates – Cases, Breaches, etc. and Implementing the Omnibus Changes, 2013 Louisiana HIPAA and E H R Conference, October 2013
  • Louisiana Medicaid Supplemental Payment UPL, Louisiana Chapter of HFMA, August 2013
  • Legislative Update Webinar, Louisiana Health Information Law/BSW Solutions, July 2013
  • Discovery in an Electronic Health Information Environment, Woman’s Hospital, June 2013
  • "Mental Health Law Update", Louisiana Hospital Association, May 2013
  • Legislative UpdateLouisiana Health Information Management Association, April 2013
  • Advanced Compliance Seminar - Louisiana Hospital Association, March 2013
  • "HIPAA Changes - Understanding & Implementing the Latest Rule"Horne LLP and Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson HIPAA Conference, March 2013
  • Louisiana Health Information Law Seminar, February 2013
  • Business Health Law Seminar – Physician Alignment IssuesLouisiana Hospital Association , January 2013
  • Privacy Update Issues2011 Louisiana HIPAA and E H R Conference , October 2012
  • HIPAA Privacy TrainingHSLI, March 2012
  • Louisiana Health Information Law Seminar , February 2012
  • Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Basics22nd Annual Health Law Symposium, Louisiana Hospital Association, November 2011
  • What’s New In Privacy and Security2011 Louisiana HIPAA and E H R Conference, October 2011
  • Accountable Care OrganizationsLouisiana Organization of Nurse Executives, May 2011
  • Legislative UpdateLouisiana Health Information Management Association, April 2011
  • EMTALA - The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act2011 Southern Regional EMS Conference, March 2011
  • Mental Health Issues in EMTALA" Louisiana Hospital Association'sMental Health Law Update Conference, March 2011
  • Compliance TrainingLouisiana Hospital Association, February 2011
  • LA Health Info Law Seminar, February 2011
  • Winter SymposiumLouisiana Hospital Association, February 2011
  • Community Benefit - Additional Requirements for Charitable Hospitals in Healthcare ReformLouisiana Chapter Healthcare Financial Management Association, January 2011
  • "HIPAA Year in Review"; "Enforcement Actions"; "Working with Business Associates after HITECH" and "Privacy Issues In EHRs"2010 Louisiana HIPAA and EHR Conference, November 2010
  • HIT and Meaningful Use for PhysiciansSt. Francis Medical Center Medical Staff Annual Meeting, November 2010
  • Records Retention, Louisiana Psychological Association, October 2010
  • Healthcare Organization's Role In Formatting Public PolicySoutheast Louisiana Chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives, October 2010
  • How to Survive RAC and other Audits2010 EMS Southern Regional Conference, September 2010
  • Fraud and Abuse Update - Compliance After Health Care ReformHomecare Association of Louisiana, September 2010
  • HIPAA In-Service TrainingLouisiana Healthcare Quality Forum, August 2010
  • Department of Justice Collection Activities on Infusion, Blood Administration and Lithotripsy2010 Summer Institute of Louisiana Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association, August 2010
  • 3048 For Rural Hospitals: An Overview8th Annual Mid-South CAH Conference 2010, August 2010
  • Non-Profit Hospitals in Healthcare ReformLouisiana Healthcare Reform Conference, June 2010
  • Legal Duties, Responsibilities and Liabilities of a Non-Profit Organization's Officers and Directors2010 Louisiana Primary Care Association's Annual Conference, June 2010
  • Legislative UpdateLouisiana Health Information Management Association, April 2010
  • HIPAA PresentationRapides Regional Medical Center, March 2010
  • Implementing HITECH Privacy ChangesBSW Solutions, LLC Teleconference Workgroup Series, March 2010
  • Louisiana Health Information Law SeminarBSW Solutions, LLC, February 2010
  • Compliance Program Basics - Organizing and Managing Healthcare ComplianceLouisiana Hospital Association, January 2010
  • What’s New In Privacy and Security2009 Louisiana HIPAA & EHR Conference, October 2009
  • Compliance TrainingIn-house training for all employees of West Jefferson Medical Center personnel, September 2009
  • Recent Developments in Compliance-Regulations, Advisory Opinions, and CasesLouisiana Hospital Association's, seminar on Advanced Compliance Updates, September 2009
  • Compliance Seminar - Physician Related IssuesLouisiana Hospital Association, June 2009
  • Legislative UpdateLouisiana Health Information Management Association, April 2009
  • Healthcare Risk ManagementLouisiana Hospital Association, April 2009
  • Mental Health Law UpdateLouisiana Hospital Association, March 2009
  • Louisiana Health Information Law SeminarBSW Solutions, LLC, February 2009
  • Compliance Program Basics - Organizing and Managing Healthcare ComplianceLouisiana Hospital Association, January 2009
  • HIPAA and Medical RecordsLouisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys, Health Law Symposium, November 2008
  • Peer Review under Louisiana Law and Protecting and Disclosing Peer Review RecordsLouisiana Society of Medical Staff Services, 2008 Winter Conference, November 2008
  • Impact of Ethics Reform on Rural HospitalsLouisiana Hospital Association Annual Meeting and Conference, July 2008
  • Legal Responsibilities and LiabilityLouisiana Primary Care Association Annual Conference, July 2008
  • Legislative UpdateHealth Law Update, Louisiana Hospital Association, May 2008
  • Admission Issues-EMTALAMental Health Law Update, Louisiana Hospital Association, March 2008
  • Health Information Issues- Confidentiality, Release, and Substance AbuseMental Health Law Update, Louisiana Hospital Association, March 2008
  • Louisiana Health Information Law SeminarHPM, February and March 2008
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