Jud DeLoss named to American Health Lawyers Association’s Quality Council
The AHLA is an educational organization devoted to legal issues in the health care industry, with nearly 14,000 members nationwide. Its Quality Council supports the development of high-quality content by reviewing and advising on content relating to the association’s various functions. DeLoss’ term on the council will run from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2020.
DeLoss is also slated to speak at the AHLA’s annual meeting, which will take place June 24-27 in Chicago. He will be a panelist for the presentation “Responding to a Crisis – The Exchange of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Information to Address the Opioid Epidemic.”
DeLoss focuses his practice on health law, including mental health and substance use disorders, HIPAA, HITECH and telehealth requirements. He recently testified before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee as the subject matter legal expert relating to the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, which would allow the disclosure of patient information related to substance use disorders in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). A former chair of both the Health Information and Technology Practice Group and the Behavioral Health Task Force of the AHLA, DeLoss is a frequent author and lecturer on health care topics nationally and internationally.