Gregory D. Frost, a partner in the Baton Rouge office, practices extensively in the area of Healthcare. He concentrates his legal practice on health care law, including the representation of not-for-profit, for-profit and governmental hospitals, home health agencies, physicians and other types of health care providers. Mr. Frost is experienced in complex commercial transactions involving healthcare providers, licensure and other regulatory matters, Medicare, Medicaid and defense of civil and criminal fraud prosecutions, transactional matters and litigation involving health care providers. He has extensive 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, and Southern University, and regularly speaks before trade and professional organizations and legal audiences. Mr. Frost served on the adjunct faculty of the College of St. Francis and is 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 fifth edition and used as a textbook at ULL. He has also edited Managed Care, Collections and Related Issues, and the Workers' Comp Medicals Handbooks (both now out of print).