Jeanne M. Born: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Jeanne M. Born

Columbia,  SC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Health Law
  • Privacy
  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care
University Lincoln Land Community College, A.D.N., 1975; University of Illinois at Springfield, B.A.N., 1981
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina, J.D., 1994
Admitted1995, South Carolina

Civic & Professional Memberships

•American Bar Association
•American Health Lawyers Association
•Health Care Compliance Association
•Midlands Regional Representative for the South Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers
•Richland County Bar Association
•South Carolina Bar
•South Carolina Bar Health Law Section (past chair)
•South Carolina Women Lawyers' Association
•Sigma Theta Tau


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

Related News
Protecting the Privacy and Security of Health Information
March 1, 2013
South Carolina's 19th Annual Rural Health Conference
November 11, 2015

Related Events
Privacy Seminar
December 9, 2013



Co-author, South Carolina Nonprofit Corporate Practice Manual, South Carolina Bar, 2015.


Privacy and Security Issues: What's the Latest?, 19th Annual South Carolina Rural Health Conference, November 19, 2015

Risk Management Considerations in Telehealth, 4th Annual Telehealth Summit of SC, October 16th, 2015

Nonprofit Corporate Governance in the Healthcare World, SC Bar Nonprofit 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.

Reported CasesNotable: Reported decision: Served as Amicus curiae for the South Carolina Hospital Association in Wieters v. Bon-Secours - St. Francis Xavier Hospital, in which the South Carolina Court of Appeals held that due to the importance of protecting confidences revealed during peer reviews, questions concerning whether information protected by the Peer Review Statute should be subject to discovery will be reviewed by appellate courts even though the issue is interlocutory in nature. View the decision here.

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Jeanne M. Born

1230 Main Street, Suite 700
ColumbiaSC 29201


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