Randi Kopf

Randi Kopf

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Health Care Attorney in Rockville, MD

Kopf HealthLaw, LLC
 | 110 N. Washington Stree, Suite 408
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-251-2788
Email: Randi Kopf
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Health Care
Attorney Profile

Randi Kopf is nationally recognized health care lawyer.  Her practice handles all health care issues, including corporate, administrative, regulatory, e-health, professional rights, and insurance matters.  Typical clients include general and health counsel to physicians, nurses, allied health practitioners, medical and allied health associations, and individual patients. During Ms. Kopf's 30 years of professional experience, she has taught at  universities including Georgetown, Univ. of Maryland and Adelphi University. She is a frequent contributor to professional journals and publications and has authored The Nursing Handbook of Physical Assessment, Before You Sign... Managed Care Contracts for Health Care Providers; made significant contributions to PAHCOM's published Compliance Program Guide; served as contributor and editor of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)'s Business and Legal Guidebook for Nurse Practitioners. Ms. Kopf been a nationally featured speaker for professional organizations, and continues to hold leadership positions in Bar and professional associations. Randi Kopf serves on the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission Peer Review Panel and participated with Maryland's Health Care Commission's EDI/HIPAA Task Force. Ms. Kopf served a Chair for the Health Law section of the Montgomery County Bar Association. She has been awarded TAANA's 2007 Outstanding Health Law, Legislative & Compliance Section Member Award, TAANA's 2004 and 2010 Cynthia Northrop Distinguished Service Award, and the Cornell University Alumni Award for Outstanding Volunteerism and the National Distinguished Service Award in Nursing. She served two terms as a Member of the Board of Directors, former Recording Secretary for TAANA and currently is a Trustee for the TAANA Foundation and Associate Editor for Electronic Practice for the Journal of Nursing Law. Her credentials include University of Maryland, J.D., State University of New York, M.S., Cornell University, B.S., and formerly Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. 

About Randi Kopf

Admitted: 1989, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.kopfhealthlaw.com/page.aspx?page_id=11

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, Maryland & Washington DC, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 - Legal Elite Award- Best Health Law Firm in Maryland- 2016, America's Most Honored Professional 2014, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys Foundation (TAANAF) President (2014 - 2018, TAANA, Officer (2007-2009), Member, Board of Directors (2005-2011), The Cynthia Northrop Distinguished Service Award (2004 & 2010), Outstanding Advocate Award - 2015, Most Outstanding Health Law Section Member (2007)- Chesapeake Nurse Attorneys, Inc., President - Cornell University Alumni Award for Outstanding Volunteerism, - Who's Who in America,- Who's Who in American Medicine and Healthcare - Who's Who in American Women - Who's Who in American Nursing - the National Distinguished Service Award

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse (RN), formerly Nationally Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Maryland State Bar Association (health law section, solo/small practice committee member), Bar Association of Montgomery County (co-chair of health law section 2003-6), American Health Lawyers Association, ABA, Chesapeake Nurse Attorneys, Inc (President), The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA) (Recording Secretary, Board Member) and President for the TAANA Foundation (2014-2018)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Section membership and participation in Bar Associations, medical and allied health organizations, nurse attorney continuing education seminars on medical legal and e-health related topics nationally. Community Service medical legal seminars. Pro Bono Counsel to certain clients with health insurance matters. Mentor nurse attorneys. Provide interviews and serve as resource for healthcare newsletters, including the Daily Record, Brownstone Publications, Dimensions Fierce Health, BNA Reporter and the Baltimore Sun.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Most recent presentations. Please visit my website, www.KopfHealthLaw.com for a full listing.“Social Media in 2015: Benefits & Challenges for the Medical Practice HIPAA, NLRB& Professional Codes of Conduct”, Medical Mutual Insurance Company, Maryland multi-site programs, 2015 “Do You Know When a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement is Required? HIPAA, HITECH & the OMNIBUS RULE: What Non-Health Lawyers Need to Know for Their Clients and Themselves to Comply with the Law”, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA), 2014 Annual Meeting Las Vegas, NV “Maryland Medical Record Laws: Practical and Legal Applications”, Lorman Educational Services, Gaithersburg and Annapolis, Maryland, May and August 2014 “School Nurses: Is Your Nursing License at Risk?”, Archdiocese of Baltimore School Nurses, Baltimore, Maryland, 2014 “Decisions, Decisions: ACOs”, The Professional Association of Health Care Officer Managers (PAHCOM) Annual meeting, Clearwater, Fla., Oct. 2013 “Medical Records Law in Maryland: Electronic Medical Records, HIPAA, HITECH & Privacy Laws” Lorman Educational Services, Annapolis, Maryland, August 2013 “ Lunch with the Lawyer” Series – “Health Insurance Options”, “Living Wills and Medical Power of Attorney” Why Are These Important to You Now”, “Know Your Rights as a Patient”,  Education series for the University of Maryland, Graduate Students, College Park, 2012-13 “HIPAA Myth Busters for Legal Practice”, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA), 2011 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA “Extortion, Theft, Fraud & Other Liabilities Associated with International Outsourcing of Protected Health Care Information”, Chesapeake Nurse Attorneys, Inc., June 2011
  • "HIPAA MythBusters for Attorneys", Maryland State Bar Association, 2010, TAANA 2011, "Protecting Your Legal Reputation On line", The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, 2008, "The EMR in Cyberspace: Confidentiality Considerations", Healthcare Informatics 2008 Symposium, St. Petersburg, FL"From the Trenches-Been There, Done That (Panel Discussion"), The American Nurse Attorney Association's (TAANA) Annual Meeting, Pre-Conference Program, Solo and Small Firm Practice, Newport, RI, 2007,"HIPAA Violations and Legal Recourse", Bar Association of Montgomery County, Rockville, MD, 2007,"The Electronic Health Record (EHR): Legal Interplay between Creation, Utilization, Protection and Governance- What every nurse attorney needs to know for their clients and themselves", Chesapeake Nurse Attorney, Inc., Baltimore, MD,"Before Your Sign ... Participating Provider Contract Review", Eastern Shore Medical Group Managers Association Inc., Salisbury, MD,"Be Prepared: Is Your Nursing Practice Within the Law?", the American Association Occupational Health Nurses National Meeting, Orlando, FL,"Is Your Nursing License at Risk in the Workplace? Learn How to Protect It", the American Association Occupational Health Nurses National Meeting, Orlando, FL.,PAHCOM Compliance Guide and PAHCOM Practice Management Guidebook (Professional Association of Health Care Office Managers), Significant contributions - Before You Sign ... Managed Care Contract Review for Health Care Providers -Legal Guide for Nurse Practitioners, Editor, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys - Making Health Care Decisions for Others in Maryland and Information For Patients Regarding Advanced Directives and Appointing a Health Care Agent, Health Law Section Maryland Sate Bar Association, participant author, Summer and Fall.  This work won the State Bar Association's award for Outstanding Public Service Project -Handbook of Nursing Physical Assessment, Aspen Publishers, Inc.

Representative Clients:

  • Physicians (Solo and Group Practices) Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants· Podiatrists · Psychologists· Healthcare consultants· Billing and coding consultants· Accountants· Patient account managers of medical groups and hospitals· Physical and Occupational Therapists· Individuals with health insurance matters· Lawyers and Law firms · Continuing Education Companies· National/Regional Medical/Health/Allied Health Associations

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Represented physicians before the US Attorney Health Care Fraud Task Force, provided legislative support for a Congressional Patient's Rights Act, Signator for the National Nurse for Public Health Bill

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland, J.D.1989, State University of New York, B.S., M.S.1978, Cornell University, B.S. 1975, and formerly Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner (30 years) . 

Industry Groups

  • Allied Health Associations And Healthcare Entities
  • E-Health
  • Group Pracitices
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Individuals
  • Physicians
Office Location for Randi Kopf

110 N. Washington Stree
Suite 408
Rockville, MD 20850

 

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Last Updated: 5/5/2017

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