Jud is an Officer at Greensfelder Law Firm in Chicago. With extensive experience in all aspects of health law including compliance, privacy and information technology, Gerald (Jud) DeLoss represents clients across the health care spectrum. He assists behavioral health care providers, health information technology vendors, federally qualified health centers, hospitals and research organizations, as well as industry trade and professional associations.
Jud has extensive knowledge of HIPAA, HITECH, meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) and telehealth requirements and has testified as an expert witness on health information privacy. He is adept in handling matters related to state and federal regulations of behavioral health information privacy, particularly in the area of 42 CFR Part 2 federal regulations (governing the confidentiality of drug and alcohol abuse patient records) and mental health confidentiality.
Jud has represented clients before the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on meaningful use audits and appeals. He also assists clients in responding to HIPAA breach situations and prepares and negotiates software licenses and other agreements for EHR systems and other health information technology (HIT) solutions. He regularly counsels HIT vendors on compliance with state and federal laws and on addressing “Big Data” concerns.
Jud guides behavioral health care providers on reimbursement under Medicaid, Medicare, grant funding and managed care. He also counsels providers on strategic acquisitions, along with preparation and negotiation of joint venture and acquisition agreements.
Jud has written articles and presented on health law issues nationally and internationally, including on health information privacy and security and other compliance matters.