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Lawrence J. Rose

Lawrence Rose is an attorney in the private practice of health care law in San Francisco, California. For nearly twenty years, Mr. Rose has represented the entities involved in the finance and delivery of medical care, including health insurers, HMOs, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers and other care facilities, medical specialty societies, and non-profit health care organizations, in litigation, issues of regulatory compliance, appearances before governmental administrative agencies, and in lobbying.

Particular areas of experience include:

  • Managed care provider and member disputes.
  • Licensure and regulatory issues with the Department of Managed Health Care, Department of Insurance, and Department of Health Services.
  • HIPAA compliance for "Covered Entities" and employers Peer review and health plan/provider relations.
  • Medi-Cal regulations and reimbursement appeals.
  • Regulatory compliance and liability exposures in clinical research.
  • Litigation risk management for health care organizations.

Other recent matters have involved FDA licensure of medical devices, third-party reimbursement of new technologies, and trademark and service mark compliance. Mr. Rose has been responsible for court and jury trials, arbitrations, and appeals court arguments in federal and state courts throughout California, as well as testimony before the California legislature.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Rose devoted substantial attention to the litigation surrounding health benefits coverage for "experimental" medical therapies. As a result of that work, Mr. Rose was interviewed by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and CNN television, and appointed to the founding editorial board of Managed Care & Cancer: The Journal of Cancer Economics. Mr. Rose has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating - AV.

No conflicts of interest are reported by the author or by educational planning committee members.

Lawrence J. Rose, Esquire
435 Green Street, No. 1
San Francisco, Ca 94133
Ph: 415.350.0403

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