Lauren S Gennett

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Lauren Gennett

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Lauren Slive Gennett is an associate in King & Spalding’s Atlanta office and is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group. Ms. Gennett’s practice focuses on the representation of healthcare clients in litigation, internal investigations, government investigations and regulatory matters. Ms. Gennett advises healthcare providers on how to prepare for and respond to audits conducted by government contractors, including recovery audit contractors (RACs), Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) and zone program integrity contractors (ZPICs). She also assists with the development of Medicare and Medicaid appeal strategies for providers. In addition, Ms. Gennett advises clients regarding various regulatory compliance matters, including patient status determination issues and implementation of Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs). Ms. Gennett has also served as a guest lecturer for topics in healthcare law at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and the Georgia State University College of Law.

Ms. Gennett earned her J.D., with honors, from the Emory University School of Law. During law school, she was awarded the James Colson Scholarship and served as a Notes and Comments Editor for the Emory Law Journal. Ms. Gennett earned her M.P.H., with a focus in health policy, from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. Ms. Gennett received her undergraduate degree in Public Policy, with highest honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was elected to the Order of the Golden Fleece Honorary Society. Ms. Gennett is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC).

Publications

  • Surgeries in the Spotlight: Scrutiny of Overlapping Procedures, Reimbursement Advisor, Vol. 32, No. 5, January 2017

  • Department of Health and Human Services Issues Proposed Rule Regarding Medicare Appeals, American Bar Association Health Law Section eSource, co-authored with Elizabeth Swayne and Isabella Wood, August 2016

  • Compliance Checkup: Increased Scrutiny of Concurrent Surgeries, Health Care Compliance Association Compliance Today, co-authored with Sara Kay Wheeler, May 2016

  • Medicare Inpatient Admission Standards: The 2016 Update on CMS’s Two Midnight Rule and Recent Changes, American Health Lawyers Association, Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, co-authored with Mark Polston, March 2016

  • Is That You, Two-Midnight Rule? My, You’ve Changed, Health Care Compliance Association Compliance Today, co-authored with Isabella E. Wood, March 2016

  • More Changes to “Two-midnight Rule”: CMS finalizes additional changes in 2016 OPPS Final Rule, Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor, co-authored with Stephanie F. Johnson, Vol. 31, No. 3, November 2015

  • Blast From the Past: CMS proposes changes to two-midnight rule, announces medical review changes in the 2016 OPPS proposed rule, Dennis Barry's Reimbursement Advisor, co-authored with Mark Polston, Vol. 30, No. 12, August 2015

  • RAC forecast: Are we in the eye of the storm or are sunny skies ahead?, Health Care Compliance Association Compliance Today, co-authored with Isabella Edmundson, July 2015

  • Deducing Health Care Priorities From 2016 Budget, Law360, co-authored with Allison Kassir, February 2015

  • Prepayment Review: CMS’s efforts to “stop the bleeding” may cause new wounds for providers and suppliers, Dennis Barry's Reimbursement Advisor, co-authored with Isabella Edmundson, Vol. 29, No. 12, August 2014

  • Probe and Educate: the Provider Perspective, Dennis Barry's Reimbursement Advisor, co-authored with Sara Kay Wheeler and Isabella Edmundson, Vol. 29, No. 11, July 2014

  • Penny Loosier, Lauren Slive, et al, Chlamydia Screening for Sexually Active Young Women Under the Affordable Care Act: New Opportunities and Lingering Barriers, 41 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 538  (2014)

  • Lauren Slive & Ryan Cramer, Health Reform and the Preservation of Confidential Health Care for Young Adults, 40 J. L. Med. & Ethics 383 (2012)

  • Lauren Slive, Closing the Kitchen? Digesting the Impact of the Federal Menu Labeling Law in the Affordable Care Act, 22 U. Fla. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 255 (2011)

Presentations

  • “Two Midnight Rule: Where are we now?,” Health Care Compliance Association Web Conference, co-presented with Isabella Wood (King & Spalding), Atlanta, GA, May 8, 2017
  • “Post-Acute Care Enforcement Priorities and Compliance Strategies: Are You Ready for Scrutiny?,” King & Spalding Healthcare Webinar, co-presented with Sara Kay Wheeler, Adam Robison and Stephanie Johnson (King & Spalding), Atlanta, GA, April 19, 2017

  • “Concurrent Surgeries: An ERM Perspective,” American Health Lawyers Association webinar, co-presented with Dr. David Hoyt (American College of Surgeons), Susan Penney (UCSF), and Suzan Vida Konell (Dignity Health), March 9, 2017

  • “What’s Keeping You Up at Night? Moons, Midnights and More!,” Georgia Hospital Association Compliance Officer Retreat, co-presented with Isabella Wood (King & Spalding), Greensboro, GA, September 8, 2016

  • “CMS’s 2016 OPPS Proposed Rule: Changes to the Two Midnight Rule and Patient Status Reviews,” King & Spalding Healthcare Roundtable, co-presented with Sara Kay Wheeler and Mark Polston (King & Spalding), Atlanta, GA, July 14, 2015

  • “Increased Medicaid Integrity Efforts: What Providers Must Know,” Clear Law Institute  Live Webinar, co-presented with Isabella Edmundson (King & Spalding), Atlanta, GA, July 7, 2015

  • “Show Me The Compliance: New Developments in Medicaid Audits and Disputes,” Lorman Live Webinar, co-presented with Isabella Edmundson (King & Spalding), Atlanta, GA, April 15, 2015

  • “Torts and Public Health,” Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, April 2, 2015

  • “Compliance Lessons Learned from Recent CIA Developments,” King & Spalding Healthcare Roundtable, co-presented with Sara Kay Wheeler and Michael Paulhus (King & Spalding), Atlanta, GA, October 27, 2014

  • “CMS’s Global Settlement Offer for Inpatient Claims: What are the Terms? Is it Right for You?,” Investment Management Institute Hospital & Healthcare Services Forum, co-presented with Sara Kay Wheeler (King & Spalding), Atlanta, GA, October 7, 2014

  • “Health Reform and the Preservation of Confidential Health Care for Young Adults,” Public Health Law Conference, Critical Opportunities Session, co-presented with Ryan Cramer (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Atlanta, GA,  2012

  • “EPT: Legal Research Methods,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 2011

  • “Physician Considerations When Deciding to Keep Minors’ Health Records Confidential: A North Carolina Case Study,” American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Topics in Public Health Law, Washington, D.C., 2011
MEMBERSHIPS
American Health Lawyers Association
Moderator, AHLA Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group List Serve
Health Care Compliance Association
Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys

EDUCATION
J.D., with honors, Order of the Coif, Emory University School of Law
M.P.H., Emory University
B.A., with highest honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ADMISSIONS
Georgia