Jeanne Born is a Registered Nurse and health law attorney, and advises medical, hospital and long term care administrators on various healthcare, governance and strategic issues on a daily basis. She practices in the health care group with an emphasis on hospital and long term care law, risk management, health information and technology including HIPAA/HITECH, credentialing, medical staff issues including revising medical staff bylaws, peer review matters, legal compliance, administrative and regulatory issues and reimbursement. She also handles nonprofit corporate issues for health-related and other nonprofits.
Her nursing background is in general medical/surgical nursing, medical/surgical neurology, and nursing management.
She represents a wide variety of health care facilities and providers including hospitals, continuing care retirement communities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospices, home health agencies, home care agencies and physicians.
Jeanne is a frequent speaker on various corporate and healthcare issues including multiple long term care issues and general and health information compliance. She received her J.D. degree cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she was Research Editor of the ABA Real Property Probate and Trust Journal.
•Best Lawyers in America - Since 2013: Health Care Law
•YWCA - TWIN (Tribute to Women and Industry) Award
•Registered Nurse: Illinois, 1975; South Carolina, 1990
•South Carolina Bar - Health Law Section, Past-Chair
Speaking & Writing
Protecting the Privacy and Security of Health Information
March 1, 2013
December 9, 2013
Co-author, South Carolina Nonprofit Corporate Practice Manual, South Carolina Bar, 2015.
Nonprofit Corporate Governance in the Healthcare World, SC Bar Nonprofic Corporate Update, February 5, 2015
Boundaries of Scope of Practice and Nursing Peer Review, SCONL/ASHRM Members Meeting, January 2015
Potential Liability: Patient Health Information Portals, SCONL/ASHRM, January 2015
Overcoming Legal & Regulatory Barriers, Palmetto Care Connections 3rd Annual Telehealth Summit, September 2014
Institutional Perspective: Medical Staff Relationships, SCMA, May 2014.
HIPAA for Hearing Officers, SCDHHS Appeals and Hearings, 1st Annual Retreat, May 2014.
What Every Paralegal Needs to Know About HIPAA, Palmetto Paralegal Association, March 2014.
Legal Requirements re CMS Survey on Quality of Care Complaints: How to Best Protect Your Healthcare & Hospital Systems, SC ASHRM & SCAHQ, November 8, 2013.
“HIPAA Revisions: How Will They Affect Your Compliance Efforts?”, 17th Annual South Carolina Office of Rural Health Conference, Columbia, SC, October 16, 2013.
2012 Amendments to the South Carolina Peer Review Statute, SCAMSS 2013 Spring Conference, May 2013.
HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Update: Get Ready for 9/23/2013, North Carolina Health Care Financial Management Association, April 2013.
False Claims/Whistleblowers: Dealing with Whistleblower Issues and Managing Risks, Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care, November 2012.
Fraud and Abuse Issues in Hospice & An Overview of Hospice Related Audits: MACs, ZPICs, RACs, and MICs, Carolina Center for Hospice and End of Life Care, November 2012.
To Disclose or Not to Disclose: The ins and outs of disclosing health information, SCORH, 16th Annual Rural Health Conference, October 2012.
Working Relationships Between Nursing homes and Hospices, SCHCA, November 2011.
“Legal Issues in Hospital Emergency Departments”, South Carolina Hospital Association (“SCHA”) for the South Carolina Chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (“SC ASHRM”) and the South Carolina Association for Healthcare Quality (“SCAHQ”), June 2011.
Legal Implications of HIT: Practical Tips for Compliance and Vendor Contracting, SCHA, STEEP Summit, January 2011.
Medication Malpractice: Identifying Issues /Trends, How to Reduce Risks, Network Healthcare, January 2011.
HIPAA HITECH Update for the South Carolina Health Information Management Association, July 2010.
Making the Most of Protecting your Quality and Safety Information: The effect of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act for SCASHRM at the South Carolina Hospital Association, May 2009.
HIPAA HITECH at AmcolSystem's legal update, May 2009.
Legal Compliance Update at the South Carolina Medical Association's 2009 Legal Symposium.
Legal Compliance Update at the South Carolina. Healthcare Association's 2009 Spring Meeting.
Hospice / Nursing Home Relationships, a presentation for the December 2007 South Carolina Health Care Association meeting.
Hot Topics in Long-Term Care, a presentation at the South Carolina Health Care Association's 2008 annual meeting.
Quality Initiatives / Enforcement, a presentation for Direct Supply's 2008 annual meeting.
Issues in 2007 Survey Certification and Enforcement, a presentation for the South Carolina Healthcare Association's Annual meeting.
Legal issues in Nonprofit Corporations - October 1, 2007 for the Lutheran Financial Managers Association.
Nonprofit Bylaws - December 5, 2007 for the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations.
2006 Legislative Update, a presentation for the South Carolina Hospital Association.