Kimberly LovettRockwell M.D.

Associate

Boston + 1.617.449.6812

Dr. Kimberly Lovett Rockwell's experience as a board certified physician informs her approach to providing legal counsel to health care clients including hospitals and health systems, telehealth entities, and pharmaceutical and medical device entities. She advises clients on a variety of state and federal statutory and regulatory issues including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and compliance; health care fraud, waste, and abuse laws; civil monetary penalties and fee-splitting laws; fraud and abuse investigations arising under federal and state statutes including the False Claims Act (FCA) and the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS); U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations; compliance program organization and implementation; HIPAA and state privacy and security laws; and telemedicine.

Kimberly has held academic appointments and given numerous lectures on a wide range of health policy issues including health care reform, Medicare reform, and quality measurement at various academic institutions including Stanford University and the University of California, San Diego. She has published numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals including JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) and Nature Reviews Cancer and has been interviewed and quoted regarding health policy issues by journals such as Consumer Reports and U.S. World News Report. Kimberly has served on the board of directors for the Michigan State Medical Society and the San Diego County Medical Society and also has served on the Advisory Committee on Primary Care Reform and the Quality Technical Advisory Committee for the California Medical Association. She is currently a member of the Health Care Initiative at the Harvard Business School, the American Medical Association, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.

Experience

  • Large health care system investigates and voluntarily discloses clinical trial compliance concerns to federal agencyJones Day represented a large health care system in internal investigation, self-disclosure, and revision of company policies related to allegations of clinical trial noncompliance.
  • Large multi-state corporation reviews compliance with state corporate practice of medicine laws and regulationsJones Day advised a private multi-state corporation on compliance with corporate practice of medicine laws and regulations in multiple states with respect to the corporation's employed health care practitioners providing clinical services to the corporation's employees.
  • Medical device manufacturer secures declination and dismissal of FCA complaint without any settlement paymentJones Day represented a medical device manufacturer in a False Claims Act case involving whether the company violated the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
  • Emerging digital health company launches multi-state telehealth platformJones Day advised an emerging digital health company in launching its telehealth operations in multiple states throughout the U.S., with additional expansion to come.
  • Large digital health company grows operations across U.S.Jones Day advised a large digital health company in expanding operations throughout multiple states in the U.S. and in responding to several state regulator inquiries regarding its operations.
  • Smith & Nephew acquires Rotation Medical Inc. for up to $210 millionJones Day advised Smith & Nephew plc in its acquisition of Rotation Medical Inc., a developer of a novel tissue regeneration technology for shoulder rotator cuff repair, for an initial cash consideration of $125 million and up to $85 million over the next five years, contingent on financial performance.
  • Emerging digital health company expands operations to new telehealth servicesJones Day advised an emerging digital health company in expanding its telehealth product offerings to patients across the United States and in responding to several state regulator inquiries regarding its operations.
  • Nonprofit hospital enters co-management agreement with physician group for oncology service lineJones Day represented a nonprofit health system in negotiating and drafting a co-management agreement with physician group for oncology services at one of its subsidiary hospital's inpatient facility and outpatient locations.
  • Additional Publications

    • November 2018
      Emergency Telemedicine: Achieving and Maintaining Compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, Telemed J E Health, 2018 Nov;24(11):934-937.
    • November 2018
      Emergency Telemedicine: Achieving and Maintaining Compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. Telemed J E Health. 2018 Nov;24(11):934-937

    Speaking Engagements

    • July 25, 2018
      Telehealth and Non-Physician Providers: Explore the types of Non-Physician Providers, Scope of Practice and Utility along with typical state supervision requirements and delegation restrictions.
    • March 19, 2018
      Contracting for Physicians: Pointers, Pitfalls, and Prohibitions, Beaumont Hospital
    • November 2, 2017
      Telemedicine: Evidence, Barriers, and Promises - Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, UIC Advocate Christ Medical Center
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