Barbara Rogers (MBA ’08, M.H.A. ’09, J.D. ’15) is an associate in the health care practice at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. She focuses her practice on providing regulatory counseling for a variety of clients in the health care and life sciences industry, including nursing homes, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, assisted living facilities, hospices, physician groups and other healthcare providers. Rogers provides guidance on federal and state issues relating to compliance, facility licensure, certificate of need, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and a variety of healthcare transactions.
She is a member of the firm’s hospitals and health systems committee, healthcare information technology committee and change of ownership (CHOW) team. While serving on the hospital executive committee and hospital ethics committee, she spearheaded a five-location pilot program, working directly with the health system medical ethics director, to facilitate outpatient completion of advance directives for chronic patients. By the end of the pilot program, the locations had expanded to include more than 100 Georgia outpatient facilities.
She has served as a board member of the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives and worked as a collaborating author on a Hospital Medicine abstract. She has guest-lectured for graduate-level health courses and has been a guest speaker at numerous law student events.
The 2015 recipient of the Health Law Award for Outstanding Achievement, Rogers is also a HeLP Clinic Advisory Council Member. She was as a fellow with the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorney and has volunteered with the Georgia Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
Rogers earned a B.S. in communications from Florida State University, attending on a music scholarship and played in the World Renowned Marching Chiefs band. She also earned an MBA and M.H.A. from Georgia State.
“I grew up in a large family on a 60-acre farm in Florida. We did not have much but we had each other,” she said. “We all learned the value of hard work and to respect and appreciate the few things we did have, and that family always comes first.”